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Musical Strains in Black American Music

.... The African influence also makes it possible to see why American Negro folk music is different from American white folk music (Courlander 1-3). Certain ....

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African-American Protest Music from the 60s

.... The Negro spirituals originated as bits of melody and lyrics from hymns and .... In Argentina it is the originally low-class tango and rural folk music that stirs ....

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Celtic Music and Appalachia

.... to Sandburg, "has mountaineer and Negro versions," having .... is a variant of an English folk tune that .... Despite such differences, the music retained its cultural ....

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Development of Jazz in the US

.... it was a relatively unsophisticated folk music, more sociologically .... the developmental aspects of the music also fall .... In the African Negro's way of life, words ....

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Musical Formalization of the Blues

.... But the blues as a musical form has a more reliable provenance in folk music, slave work songs, and Negro spirituals of earlier centuries, and it can be argued ....

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Charles Mingus

.... Mingus says of the music itself, It's the American Negro's tradition, it's his music. White people don't have the right to play it, it's colored folk music (252 ....

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Preaching in the Black Church

.... the passive and negative Christian adjectives to the Negro: patient, long .... that the writers of spirituals had incorporated the forms and melodies of folk music. ....

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History of Marijuana

.... Fascist occupation.[3] In addition, his Universal Negro Improvement Association .... of them being Rastas, soon blended traditional Jamaican folk music, American R&B ....

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Langston Hughes

.... I am a Negro - and beautiful!ö (Bascom, 1999, p .... a singer of black spirituals and working-class folk songs .... African-American music was also deeply affected by the ....

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The Harlem Renaissance

.... Hughes, none of them took jazz--the new music--seriously. .... it was important to the definition of the New Negro. .... They tended to view [jazz] as a folk art--like ....

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History of Women in China

.... Legends, myths, songs, adages, proverbs, and folk wisdom all endlessly embroidered variations on this .... The music and dance of the American Negro was out of ....

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Forms of Jazz

.... still "a relatively unsophisticated quasi-folk" and the .... Jazz." Ragtime: Its History, Composers, and Music. .... of 1897, however, that Negro instrumental ragtime ....

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The Career of Paul Robeson

.... play a part in a film in which a Negro is on .... down through the ranks of the music industry, effectively .... A folk-singing organization had booked Robeson and other ....

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Nietzsche's Treatment of History

.... thesis regarding the drama: "born of music, it [tragedy .... waits upon what we do about the Negro and about .... a basis for breeding the superior Nordic folk (volk?) so ....

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Manchild in the Promised Land

.... support the view that for lower-class folk money is .... Urban Negro ghettos of the 1940s and 1950s were so .... media, which include the movie and music industries, are ....

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HG Wells as a Historian

.... thesis regarding the drama: "born of music, it [tragedy .... waits upon what we do about the Negro and about .... a basis for breeding the superior Nordic folk (volk?) so ....

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Impact of Women's Movement on Teaching

.... comprised "modern languages, sewing, music, literature, history .... schools were reserved for common folk (Gutek, 1972 .... to publicly funded Negro education, declaring ....

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