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Unformatted text preview: Gospel also includes a rhythmic use of voices and improvisation. There is also a use of secular instruments such as acoustic or electric guitar, piano, organ, and drums. 2. Name at least three elements which African-American music shares with African music: One element Is the use of dance in music. African music incorporated dance, and gospel also uses dance. Jazz incorporates African rhythm and sounds that slaves brought to American. African music came to include hollers when they became slaves in the United States. These hollers influenced blues music, by incorporating sad, personal experiences....
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2010 for the course BMGT 381 taught by Professor Dawson during the Spring '10 term at University of Maryland Baltimore.
- Spring '10