Unformatted text preview: wore on, the practice of •“ lining out ” became popular. Became known as the Old Way (Usual Way) and slowly the quality of singing deteriorated. Singing schools developed to teach people to • read music (the “Regular Way”) •Instructional books were created and the need for instructors was filled by “singing masters,” itinerant teachers who moved form place to place •were social as well as musical occasions – sexes mixed •ca. 1730-1770: The Great Awakening . A religious movement that stressed individual salvation and conversion; spiritual rebirth. Contrasted to the intellectual, hierarchical traditional religions •stressed music of praise, spontaneous and gleeful singing that had no “artistic” pretensions. •development of “folk hymns ,” sacred texts set to folk songs (mostly ballad tunes)...
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This note was uploaded on 01/04/2010 for the course MUSL MUSL 147 taught by Professor Lovensheimer during the Fall '08 term at Vanderbilt.
- Fall '08