Techno

Techno Techno is a form of electronic dance music that emerged in Detroit, Michigan, in the United States in the mid-to-late 1980s. Techno is generally repetitive instrumental music, often produced for use in a

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Disco

DIsco Disco is a genre of dance music and a subculture that emerged in the 1970s from the United States’ urban nightlife scene. The disco

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Gospel

Gospel Gospel music can be traced to the early 17th century, with roots in the black oral tradition. Hymns and sacred songs were often repeated

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Jazz

Jazz Jazz developed in the United States in the very early part of the 20th century. New Orleans, near the mouth of the Mississippi River,

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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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Negro Spirituals

Negro Spirituals https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=as1rsZenwNc&list=PLB0ED5DB7E95BAD5C Throughout slavery, singing was a way slaves could express themselves and their emotions, and also the way they communicated- including to plan

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Blues

Blues(1930-1940s) Blues came from Negro Spirituals and Folk music. This genre can be considered another step away from spiritual  music to secular music. The genre was

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Marian Anderson

The Negro Spiritual developed during the 1800s during slavery in the United States. At that time, many slaves were forceably converted to Christianity by their

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Folk post critique

Zoe Watkins’s post is very accurate and informative. My only critique would be a couple of misspelled or made up words here and there. There

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Smokey Robinson

Smokey Robinson Methodology I conducted research by using scholarly journal articles that included Smokey’s background information and his influence in the industry. Before researching him,

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