MIDTERM REVIEW - Fall 2018

FOLK / NEGRO SPIRITUALS

Spiritual vs Hymns

Spirituals vs. Hymns Introduction Spiritual and hymns play a big role in African American music and culture. It demonstrated how enslaved African Americans would use

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JUBILEE QUARTETS

Can Jubilee It?

Can Jubileeve It? Thesis Jubliee quartets are an important part of African-American music because they broke barriers and created space for African-American artists to compete

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Quartets

A cappella vocal groups are also called jubilee quartets because of the characteristics of performance style. They often consisted of men; they had a developed,

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RAGTIME

BLUES

CLASSICAL

Classical Music

WHAT IS CLASSICAL MUSIC? Although portrayed as only a European genre of music, Classical music is a piece of art that comes from the African

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A Class Act!

The impact that African Americans had on the history of classical music is usually overlooked when considering the genre.  Originating from the 16th century to the

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Let’s Get Classy

Classical music is considered one of the most calming and elegant forms of music. Classical music within the black community arose in the twentieth century.

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