By: Gabrielle Weeden What is A Jubilee Quartet The term “Jubilee” comes from the biblical phrase “Year of the Jubilee,” in which African Americans who
Uplift, Gender, and Scott Joplin’s Treemonisha: Nora Douglas Holt Nora Douglas Holt was a musical pioneer. Being a music composer, music critic, singer, Nora Douglas
Lumsden delves into the social climate during the publication of Treemonisha—particularly pointing out the erasure of Black women of the time. Lumsden points out women
By: Gabrielle Weeden How Did Blues Music Originate The Blues were a common musical genre from the 1860s to the 1960s and originated in the Mississippi Delta.
Prior to the Civil War, there was only a small number of classically trained African-American composers working professionally in the United States. These composers received