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MIDTERM REVIEW - Fall 2018

FOLK / NEGRO SPIRITUALS

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- The Dixie Hummingbirds

The Dixie Hummingbirds Origin Jubilee quartets were popularized during the early 20th century. Some different type of quartets include: university, minstrel, barbershop and community-based jubilee

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Norfolk Jubilee Quartet

Background A jubilee quartet is historically defined as a vocal ensemble that consisted of a minimum of four voices and a maximum of six voices,

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3’s A CROWD, 4’s A QUARTET

HOW’D WE GET STARTED?: Jubilee quartets were popular African-American religious musical groups in the first half of the 20th century. The early jubilee quartets featured close harmonies, and

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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

What is Blues? The Blues is a genre of music that was created by African American in the South. Blues voiced African American’s grief, desires,

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Black n’ Blues

Let’s get into the Blues Years following the end of the slavery epidemic in America, the music genre, Blues, began to boom. African Americans, no

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Black and Blues

Black and Blues WHERE DID WE GET BLUES? The blues has very deep roots within African American history. The new sound arose in Black streets

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Black & Blue

BLACK & BLUE Background “Blues” was and is a music style that was born in the deep south. The creators of the blues were ex-slaves,

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Blues: Black Addition

Origin: Originated in the deep south during the 1980s, blues incorporated spirituals, work songs, shouts, and simple narrative ballads. Blues as a genre is also

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CLASSICAL

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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Classical Music

Origin & Characteristics Classical music is one of the oldest musical genres to date . Classical music made it’s appearance in the early 19th century.

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Classical Music

Origin of Genre Due to Emancipation black people had more opportunities to get professional training and have more exposure for Black composers. So they went

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