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African-American Music

An Introduction

by Earl L. Stewart

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Published by Schirmer .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages400
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Open LibraryOL7268184M
ISBN 100028602943
ISBN 109780028602943

Which of the following is an important and distinctive trait of African American music? A. Call & Response B. emphasis on percussion C. Syncopation D. all of the above. D. all of the above "Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah" -1st full length book printed in English-speaking colonies-Consisted of text only. Old Way of Singing-lining out- deacon. The new book Black American History, from Plantations to Rap Culture is a must-read for readers who may have an avid interest in the origins of Black music in various genres, especially rap music. ‘At every stage of their integration on American soil, black people have created the kind of music that reflected their social integration as well as their state of mind,’ writes internationally Author: Janice Malone.

Featured Exhibit - Black Radio: The Golden Years In celebration of Black History Month, the AAAMC teamed up with the Google Cultural Institute to create a new online exhibit - Black Radio: The Golden exhibit features audio, video, photographs, and . Get this from a library! African American music: a chronology: [Hansonia L Caldwell].

Books of interest to African Americans and people of color. Most are from a Christian perspective - biographies, devotionals, Bibles, children's books, urban christian fiction. In Paris Blues, Andy Fry provides an alternative history of African American music and musicians in France, one that looks beyond familiar personalities and well-rehearsed stories. He pinpoints key issues of race and nation in France’s complicated jazz history from .


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African American Music: An Introduction is a collection of thirty essays by leading scholars whch survey major African American musical genres, both sacred and secular, from slavery to the present.

The work brings together, in a single volume, treatments of African American music that have existed largely independent of each other.5/5(3). The book is full of great information about the history of African-American music.

I can only make one negative remark and that is that the book at times required the reader to have some knowledge and background in reading music. If one can look past this problem, they will find that is book is very interesting and great for anyone interested Cited by:   American Music: An Introduction, Second Edition is a collection of seventeen essays surveying major African American musical genres, both sacred and secular, from slavery to the present.

With contributions by leading scholars in the field, the work brings together analyses of African American music based on ethnographic fieldwork, which privileges the. Come and view some of the following titles in our library and archives department related to African American music.

From the Archives: Our Archives Department has a number of collections relating to African American music and the music scene. Banks (Charles E.) Papers McGhee (Brownie) Papers Fuller (Jesse) Collection Early African American music encapsulates the enduring spirit of the people who were transported to the United States.

In its basic form the music was a simple rhythm, beaten out on rudimentary drums and percussion instruments fashioned from materials gathered by slaves. African American music cannot be separated from the Transatlantic Slave Trade and the forced transportation of millions of African people across the Atlantic who were then enslaved.

The cultures from which they were torn and the conditions into which they were forced both contributed to the sounds of African American music. The music of black Americans: a history User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

The third edition of Southern's (music and Afro-American studies, emerita, Harvard) scholarly work chronicles the development of African American music, from the arrival of the first Africans at the Read full review2/5(1). (shelved 1 time as african-american-music) avg rating — 2, ratings — published Want to Read saving.

Book Description. American Music: An Introduction, Second Edition is a collection of seventeen essays surveying major African American musical genres, both sacred and secular, from slavery to the contributions by leading scholars in the field, the work brings together analyses of African American music based on ethnographic fieldwork, which privileges the.

American Music: An Introduction, Second Edition is a collection of seventeen essays surveying major African American musical genres, both sacred and secular, from slavery to the contributions by leading scholars in the field, the work brings together analyses of African American music based on ethnographic fieldwork, which privileges the voices of the music.

African-American Music provides an introduction to all the richness and diversity of African-American musical styles, focusing on the distinct characteristics and development of each genre and its inherent styles including: spirituals, blues, gospel, ragtime, jazz, pop, and classical music/5(4).

InPresident Jimmy Carter declared June would be the month of black music, and President Bill Clinton made it official in with the signing of the African-American Music Bill. In honor of the other reason for the season, we are sharing some books that celebrate black music and the geniuses who create : Katisha Smith.

African-American music is an umbrella term covering a diverse range of music and musical genres largely developed by African origins are in musical forms that arose out of the historical condition of slavery that characterized the lives of African Americans prior to the American Civil War.

[citation needed]Following the Civil War, black Americans, through. American Music: An Introduction, Second Edition is a collection of seventeen essays surveying major African American musical genres, both sacred and secular, from slavery to the contributions by leading scholars in the field, the work brings together analyses of African American music based on ethnographic fieldwork, which privileges the voices of the music 4/5(1).

African-American blues, and black Motown stars recast “white” pop. Ask Khmer-American rapper Prach Ly, also known as “praCh,” about American popular music and he’ll speak of growing up with Snoop Dog, Dr.

Dre, Run DMC, and Public Enemy on the radio and of cutting his first album in his parents’ garage. American Music: An Introduction, Second Edition is a collection of seventeen essays surveying major African American musical genres, both sacred and secular, from slavery to the Size: KB.

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used music to ease the drudgery of their lives, and sometimes to send messages. Christianization brought the onset of Spirituals, and Gospel music is still very important to the African-American community.

Spirituals allowed slaves to think about a new world where there would be freedom from toil and strife. African American Music Trails of Eastern North Carolina is the first publication designed to help travelers explore African American music in eastern North Carolina. In an area that includes Edgecombe, Greene, Jones, Lenoir, Wayne, Wilson, Nash, and Pitt counties, researchers, writers, and photog­raphers have worked with local residents and.

Significance: Although historically debatable whether this was the first African American Baptist church, this establishment demonstrated the beginning of a strong religious ideology that has been closely tied with African American music tradition.

Source: Caldwell, Dr. Hansonia L. African American Music - A Chronology   American Music: An Introduction, Second Edition is a collection of seventeen essays surveying major African American musical genres, both sacred and secular, from slavery to the present.

With contributions by leading scholars in the field, the work brings together analyses of African American music based on ethnographic fieldwork, which privileges the Price: $Get this from a library! African American music: an introduction. [Mellonee V Burnim; Portia K Maultsby;] -- American Music: An Introduction, Second Edition is a collection of seventeen essays surveying major African American musical genres, both sacred and secular, from slavery to the present.

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