MIDTERM REVIEW - Fall 2018

FOLK / NEGRO SPIRITUALS

Negro Spirituals and Folk Music

During the transatlantic slave trade, slaves brought their traditional customs to colonial America. Western Europeans were introduced to African language, folklore, religion, dancing, and most

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Negro Spirituals

Who? What ? Why? “A Spiritual is a type of religious folksong that is most closely associated with the enslavement of African people in the American South.”

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JUBILEE QUARTETS

Jubilee Quartets

m jubilee quartets Create Your Own Playlist Golden Gate Quartet 1934 The Golden Gate Quartet is the most commercially successful jubilee quartet. It was founded

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Jubilee Quartets

Jubilee Quartets Jubilee quartets were popular from the 1880s to 1930s. Jubilee quartets existed in three periods the jubilee period which lasted until the 30s,

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Jubilee Quartets

Jubilee Quartets  started in the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century. The money made from the performances would be used to fund historically black

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RAGTIME

Ragtime

By: Nia Simone Weeks 1896-1920 Ragtime was a syncopated musical phenomenon which has had  a strong presence in music for more than a century. It

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Ragtime

Click HereClick HereClick Here Ragtime was originated in the early 20th century. Its style was an upbeat rhythm assisted through piano playing. During this time

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Ragtime

Origin- Also called the ‘Coon Song’, 1896-early 20s created in Mississippi & Missouri. Ragtime is a primarily piano style son, directly influenced jazz, originated from

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Ragtime

Background  Ragtime gained popularity from about 1896 to 1920. Ragtime was conceived as song, dance, and syncopated instrumental music. Due to the marketing scheme for

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BLUES

Blues

Blues m blues blues 1930-1940 12 bar blues 1946-1969 iNFLUENTIAl blues musicians bessie smith known as “Empress of the Blues,” first seen in minstrel shows,

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I got the blues

Influential People W.C. Handy Bessie Smith Mammie Smith Ida Cox John Lee Hooker Howlin’ Wolf Blind Lemon Jefferson The blues subgenres Classical Blues Texas Blues

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Bed and Breakfast Blues

Bed and Breakfast Blues The musical genre of Blues first originated in the late 19th century.   The deep roots of blues began on southern plantations

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CLASSICAL

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