Chapter 1: The English-Celtic Tradition
We can trace the origins of the English-Celtic Tradition of folk music to
England, Scotland, and Ireland.
A. What is Ballad?
a. Musico-literary genre
b. Combines poetic narrative with music
c. Ballads tell stories w
American Indian Tradition
A. How can we account for the complexity of American Indian Culture?
a. Huge numbers of individual tribes through the Americans
b. Immigration across the Bering Strait from Asia occurred in separate
B. North America In
The African American Tradition
A. In the U.S, the African traditions were less preserved.
a. Higher Ration of WHite to Black
b. Direct supervision of slave master
c. Conversion to Christianity
d. Repressed of African customs (dancing) by those who regarde
A. Latino Music represents a complicated mix of cultures from four continents:
a. North and Central America
b. South America
c. Europe (Iberian Peninsula)
d. West Africa
B. Legacy of Spanish Conquest
a. The first significant European pre