MIDTERM REVIEW - Fall 2018

FOLK / NEGRO SPIRITUALS

Voices That Carried On

History of Negro Spirituals Spirituals were religious songs made by African Americans during slavery whereas hymns were loosely based on biblical scripture  The Great Awakening,

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JUBILEE QUARTETS

The Golden Gate Quartet Formation of the Group In the mid 1930’s 4 highschool students from Norfol, VA joined together to create what was initially

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Jubilee Quartet

Jubilee Quartets The Jubilee quartet genre started in the mid 1800’s. The name originated from Fisk University’s Fisk Jubilee Singers. This genre is also called

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The Golden Gate Quartet

The Golden Gate Quartet Previous Next Quick History Jubilee quartets have roots stemming from the Fisk Jubilee Singers, formed in 1871. This group banded together

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RAGTIME

Dive into Ragtime

Brief History of Ragtime Ragtime was around but the name came along much later. The name was given to the style of music towards the

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The Roaring Ragtimes

The Roaring Ragtimes The 1920s in America brought economic prosperity, hopes of the American dream, and new art innovations. Ragtime music was the theme music

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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

Classical

Origin: Classical music is one of the few genres that was not influenced by black folks. It has been around since the 1700s. It started

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Classical: Black Edition

Origin Although Classical Music origins date back to the early 18th century, it is not until the twentieth century where we see it become prominent

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Julia Perry

Julia Perry is famously known as an American neoclassical composer. Neoclassical was very distinct from common classical music as it arose in the early twentieth

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