MUSI 2040 11-14-08 - The case for and against Dixie is...

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MUSI 2040 NOTES November 14, 2008 Yong Choi Jim Crow is capable of violence, but his violence is of the black-on-black…. Jim Crow is Jacksonian democrat Mostly what survives of … Slap stick female character played by a fat man in clown shoes, - funny old gal. De Boatman’s dance (1843) Dan Emmett Also wrote Dixie Minstrel Show Composer Instrumentation - primitivism Lyrics – slang/grammar/imagery Form IAI BI Dan Emmett (1815-1904) Born in the frontier town of Mt. Vernon, Ohio Wrote the song “Dixie” and our required listening, “De Boatman’s Dance”
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Unformatted text preview: The case for and against Dixie is similar to the case for and against minstrelsy in general, with a few unique features. Howard L. Sacks and Judith R. Sacks Way Up North in Dixie: Black- White Musical Interaction In Knox Country, Ohio Ex-slaves were the author Often sung by many confederates Racism in the song. Stephen Foster and Minstrel Songs Ethiopian Songs Old Folks at Home Oh! Susanna Camptown Races Old Black Joe...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2009 for the course MUSI 1211 taught by Professor Geller during the Fall '09 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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