W14 Music 160 Week 4 Lesson 4

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 •  Means
to
pass
on
cultural
values
 –  Ex:
Bri<sh‐American
ballads
 –  
“The
House
Carpenter”
 •  Means
to
keep
myths/histories
alive

 
(Where
does
the
boundary
lie
between
“myth”
and
“history”?)
 –  Ex:
African
American
ballad



 •  “John
Henry”


 –  Also
stories
that
are

 
related
through

 
Bri<sh‐American
ballads,

 
stories
that
are
portrayed

 
in
Chinese
opera
 •  Means
to
tell
more
personal
stories,
real
or
 fic<onal
 –  Ex:
Country
blues
 •  “Tom
Rushen...
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