05 Early African American music

05 Early African American music - African American Musical...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–10. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
African American Musical Roots Music in America Dr. Andrew Connell James Madison University
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
The Slave Trade First slaves brought to America 1619 Cheap labor Economics over morals Estimated 10 million slaves taken to new world
Background image of page 2
Routes of the slave trade
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Researching Black music Lack of early texts Oral culture Euro-American written accounts
Background image of page 4
African Musical Traits Call and response “Heterogeneous sound ideal” Dance Music integrated into daily life Percussion Polyrhythms Interlocking parts
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Video: African music/dance Note: Interlocking percussion dance call and response singing
Background image of page 6
African Retentions in the Americas CUBA Santeria, rumba Brazil Candomblé, samba Haiti Voudoun, rara VIDEO: Brazilian samba
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Slaves in the New World Separation from homeland Trauma of Slavery Adapting to a foreign culture
Background image of page 8
Regional Differences Northern States Urban Small black population Greater interaction between races Blacks were NOT social equals
Background image of page 9

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 10
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 19

05 Early African American music - African American Musical...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 10. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online