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 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

Joplin and Uplift

Joplin and Uplift Play Play Previous Next Introduction There are many connections between uplift ideology and Treemonisha. Uplift ideology is a term used to describe

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BLUES

The Evolution of Work Songs

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CLASSICAL

Classical Post

Although Classical describes a preiod of time in music in which artists like Motzart performed, it is usually used to describe music that isn’t traditional

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Black Classical

Origin of the Genre Unlike other African American music genres. The classical genre was not created by blacks. The earliest recorded classical time period is the

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Classical Music

Origin Classical music was originated during the Medieval Times. There were only a few African American composers and some resided in slave states.They received formal

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Classical

Origin & Characteristics Classical music began in 1730 and lasted all the way until 1920. It wasn’t until the 20th century where you begin to notice

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