MIDTERM REVIEW - Fall 2018

FOLK / NEGRO SPIRITUALS

The Black Church

The Black Church The Difference Between Spirituals and Gospels Although Negro Spirituals and Gospel songs both are about freedom they have a few differences. Negro

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Negro Spirituals: The Slave Songbook

The Christian themed backbone of gospel music in the form of religious work songs with African rhythm and common chanting styles that initially served as a coping mechanism for slavery but has served for all forms of black plight in America.

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JUBILEE QUARTETS

Jubilee Quartets

History of Jubilee Quartets Jubilee Quartets were music groups that became popular in the early 20th century. The genre was very male dominated; however, there

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Jubilee Quartets

Emergence and Rise of Jubilee Quartets Jubilee Quartets consist of at least four harmonious voices. They emerged around the 1800s, with a specific type called

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Jubilee Quartet

Jubilee Quartet     The Fisk Jubilee Singers were an African American group formed in 1871 by Fisk University Singers.  They were comprised of multiple

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RAGTIME

Scott Joplin and Uplift: How Treemonisha Uplifted the Black Community By: Gabrielle Weeden, Marissa Thompson, Lindsay Williams, Jazael E Who is Scott Joplin? Scott Joplin

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BLUES

Black Women and the Blues

By: Autumn Johnson The Blues is a genre of nonreligious folk music, created by African Americans, where singers express their feelings and emotions. Black women

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B.B. King

The Man Behind the Blues: Riley B. King Who Is He? Riley B. King also known as B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925.

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CLASSICAL

“Ima Classic Man”

“Ima Classic Man” Classical music is a genre or style of music that did not originate from black people, but grew in appreciation and contribution

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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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