MIDTERM REVIEW - Fall 2018

FOLK / NEGRO SPIRITUALS

Lets Get Spiritual

Lets Get Spiritual! Colonizers managed to strip enslaved Africans of many things, but music was not one of them. Negro spirituals are songs created by

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Negro Spirituals

  ORIGIN When Africans were enslaved they were not granted the freedom to express their own religious beliefs or non-beliefs. Instead, they were forced into

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JUBILEE QUARTETS

The Soul Stirrers

The Soul Stirrers The Jubilee Quartets        The 1920’s was a transformative period of time as the rise of Jubilee quartets began to

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RAGTIME

The Age of Ragtime

The Age of Ragtime Ragtime is a propulsively syncopated musical style that was the predominant style of American popular music from about 1899-1920. It was

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BLUES

Legendary Mamie Smith

Legendary Mamie Smith Introduction Mamie Smith was a multi-talented entertainer, as she was a performer on stage and in film. Mamie Smith can be considered

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CLASSICAL

Blacks in the Classics

Origins Classical music, and the classical period from which it derives, also known as the ‘Classical Period’ from 1720-1820 but also includes the Baroque, Romantic

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