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MIDTERM REVIEW - Fall 2018

FOLK / NEGRO SPIRITUALS

Negro SPIRITuals!

Origin Negro spirituals were songs that were a reflection of what black people were going through at the time. They started with slavery. Africans were

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Lets Get Spiritual

Lets Get Spiritual! Colonizers managed to strip enslaved Africans of many things, but music was not one of them. Negro spirituals are songs created by

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Negro Spirituals

  ORIGIN When Africans were enslaved they were not granted the freedom to express their own religious beliefs or non-beliefs. Instead, they were forced into

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JUBILEE QUARTETS

Jubilee Quartet Posts

Shout Four!-An Overview of the Capital City Four and the Jubilee Four!! Background of Jubilee Quartets The Jubilee Quartet was a more polished, sophisticated version

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Jubilee Quartets

Back entrance to the Spotlight: Jubilee Quartets Orgin Jubilee Quartets first began popping up the 1800’s. A Jubilee Quartet usually consist of four voices singing

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Fisk Jubilee Quartet

Fisk Jubilee Quartet Singers In 1871, the Fisk Jubilee Singers began their first tour in a fundraising effort for Fisk University. The tour took the

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RAGTIME

The Ragtime Era

There are so many intricate levels that should be analyzed when discussing the Ragtime Era. Ragtime came into existence long before its music was given a name. Historically defined as having African American roots, we delve into the genre in attempt to highlight the essence and traditions of the Ragtime music era.

Mya Edwards, Elioenai Ruffen-Blanchette, Zaniyah Dock

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BLUES

Black & Blues

The Blues emerged around the 1890s, stemming from mostly southern states and the Midwest. The geographical hearth area of the blues is the plantation country

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CLASSICAL

The Arts/Classical

During the early 20th century was the emergence of composers who taught at Black universities/colleges, with a few of them winning critical acclaims. Their legacy

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Classical Music

Origin  After the emancipation of African Americans, there was an effort for further integration in society academically and culturally, including music. African Americans now had

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