MIDTERM REVIEW - Fall 2018

FOLK / NEGRO SPIRITUALS

Spirituals

Spirituals were religious songs made by enslaved African Americans, with the earliest documentation dating back to the 18th century. Although a significant amount of slaves

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Spiritual

Negro Spirituals were songs sung by slaves in the early 1800s and are recognized as the earliest form of religious music among African Americans.  Slaves

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JUBILEE QUARTETS

Jubilee Quartets

Jubilee Quartet Jubilee quartets made their way onto the musical scene in the early 20th centuries. It started out as a way for black colleges

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Jubilee Quartets

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0yXoBMNZVzo[/embedyt] The Jubilee era started in the mid-1800’s after the abolition of slavery. Jubilee quartets were four to six voices, singing four-part harmony arrangements

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RAGTIME

The Coons Song

It’s Play Play Play Play Previous Next Ragtime emerged in the mid 189os in Mississippi and Missouri. It was developed by African- Americans and was

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Ragtime

Ragtime Era Ragtime was developed in St. Louis, Missouri. The Ragtime era lasted from 1896 to 1920. This time period was known as the Roaring

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ragtime

Previous Next Ragtime was the popular music genre that is said to have started around 1896 and reached it’s height in 1920. It included a

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A Good ol’ Ragtime

Ragtime first developed in St. Louis around the end of the 19th century (1893-1917). This genre of music was made for dancing with its lively

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Ragtime

RagTimes Ragtime is a genre names after “rag” times and it’s known for its broken piano melodies that work together to make a fun jig.

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BLUES

CLASSICAL

Tania León

Highly regarded internationally as a composer and conductor, and recognized for her contributions as an educator and advisor to arts organizations, Tania León has established

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Nkeiru Okoye

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cf4-g9mIMnc[/embedyt] Nkeiru Okoye is a classical artist that has composed many classical works.  She started composing at the young age of 13.  She uses

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Florence Price

Background Florence Price was a classical music composer born to a mixed race family that was real respected despite the racial tensions of the time

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R. Nathaniel Dett

R. Nathaniel Dett (1882-1943) Background Canadian classical Composer, but spend most of his life in the United States. Published approximately 100 compositions in piano, vocal and

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Ulysses Kay

Ulysses Kay, in full Ulysses Simpson Kay (born Jan. 7, 1917, Tucson, Ariz., U.S.—died May 20, 1995, Englewood, N.J.), American composer, a prominent representative of

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