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6/4/07 1 Lecture 9, Sept. 25 Early African American Music 6/4/07 2 today’s topics reminder: listening quiz in sections African American musical links to Africa Some early types of African American music Blues 6/4/07 3 Feels Like Going Home PBS film by Martin Scorsese (2003) following blues guitarist Corey Harris musical roots 6/4/07 4 www.usnews.com/usnews/travel/ articles/010423/nycu/blues.htm Marginal Survival (again) the Mississippi Delta 1920s: some commercial recording including David Evans (author of assigned reading on blues)
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6/4/07 5 some intriguing similarities Alan Lomax edited Roots of the Blues (1977) juxtaposing 1. field holler (from Louisiana and from Senegal) 2. Dakpa tree felling song (Central African Republic) compared to “Berta, Berta” (prison work song) 3. “Nzombi” (Aka pygmy of Central African Republic) compared to “Emmaline Take Your Time” played quills (kind of panpipe) Listen to these tracks on Musilan under topic “African/Early African American” 6/4/07 6 contexts for African American music-making in late 19th and early 20th centuries
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course MUSIC 26AC taught by Professor Brinner during the Fall '07 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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