MIDTERM REVIEW - Fall 2018

FOLK / NEGRO SPIRITUALS

Negro Spirituals & Folk Music

Origin & Characteristics of the Genre Negro Spirituals are a type of religious folksong created by African Americans during slavery. Slaves would sing these spirituals

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JUBILEE QUARTETS

Jubilee Quartet

The Four Harmonies The jubilee period occurred from the late nineteenth and early twentieth century so black colleges could gain monetary support for financial hardships.

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Jubilee Quartets

A jubilee quartet is an a capella singing group that consists of four to six male or female voices. These quartets are traditionally African American

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Jubilee Quartets

Jubilee Quartets- By Nyla Griffith In the period of 1880-1929, a new genre of music was born in the African American community. This new genre

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RAGTIME

RagTime

RagTime Rag Time is a musical genre that has been the soundtrack of the mid-1890s within the United States. The music is known for it

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Ragtime

RagTime by: Elinam Anyidoho Ragtime Ragtime lasted from the years 1896-1920. Post slavery black musicians could only play in bars and brothels, therefore ragtime became

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Ragtime Post

* Ragtime * Ragtime is a genre of musical composition for the piano, generally in duple meter and containing a highly syncopated treble lead over

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Ragtime

Origins  Ragtime was a genre that originated in the late 19th around 1896 and began to decline in popularity in the 1920s. Ragtime was one

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Ragtime Post

RAGTIME Ragtime was popularized from 1896 to 1920.  Ragtime  is usually categorized by Upbeat music played on a piano. Ragtime popularized sheet music. People would buy sheet music

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Ragtime

The ragtime genre originated in the late 19th century by African Americans who did not know how to read or write music. Most of the

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BLUES

Motor City Blues

The blues took a new turn when it emerged in Motor City Detroit Michigan. A town where before was considered barren, the blues made the

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The Legacy of Blues

Singin’ The Blues Blues was a genre created to express the woes of everyday life. It was a description of Black life in its rawest

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I got the Blueeees

The Birth Blues emerged from the deep south in the 1900s. Created by African-Americans, the Blues expanded the community’s voice and provided another means of

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Underdogs of the Blues

Underdogs of the Blues When exploring the genre of the blues, men have dominated. However, women served as the underdogs as they fundamentally shaped the

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CLASSICAL

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