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Unformatted text preview: First quiz: 29 th 1/22/08 Cut #8 “Dry Bones” melody Golden Gates (group); Jubilee- started in mid 1930s-new testament allusions Bunk Johnson New Orleans- 20 th century-downtown section: French, Creoles • Classical music • Chamber orchestras and dance orchestras • Opera house-uptown area: African Americans • Untrained musicians • Improvisatory-Congo Square • Slaves able to sing and dance there • Mixture of music (western, African, Caribbean) 1890s-ragtime popular (piano) primarily created by Midwestern black musicians -Blues (country, delta)-European folk melodies, military marches, African American spirituals Late 1800s-Jim Crow Laws In 1890, Louisiana legislature decided to segregate train travel. In 1892, Plessy challenged policy of segregated trains In 1894, City fathers of New Orleans the creoles that were living with whites were moved to the black section of the city; they brought ability to read and write music; began to see a blend of writing music and...
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- Spring '08