W14 Music 160 Week 4 Lesson 4

Forexampleafricanamericanspirituals

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Unformatted text preview: Black
Americans)
 –  Asian
Americans
 •  Chinese
Americans
 •  Japanese
Americans
 •  Cambodian
Americans

 –  Have
also
been
talking
about
“White
Americans”
 more
generally
 Variety
of
reasons
for
coming
to
America,
 
 for
example: 
 •  Economic
mo<va<ons
for
many
European
and
Asian
 immigrants
 •  Religious
mo<va<ons
–
for
some
of
the
earliest
 Europeans
who
came
to
the
colonies

 •  People
sold
into
slavery–
for
Africans

 –  (Chinese
women
sold
into
pros<tu<on)
 •  People
pushed
or
forced
to
leave
their
homelands
 •  Musically
thriving
in
America
in
different
ways
 –  Adapta<on
of
ballads
from
the
Bri<sh
Isles
 •  Ex:
“Pre]y
Polly”
 –  Adapta<on
of
religious
music
 •  For
example,
African
American
spirituals

 – Mul<ple
meanings
of
spirituals
 » Ex:
“Run,
Mary,
Run,
You
Got
a
Right
to
 the
Tree
of
Life
”
 Listened
to
different
subgenres
of
African
 American
spirituals...
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