Black Music in America-Exam 1
Ethnomusicology- not coined until the 1950s. Ethno is the study of people/groups. The study of
music and its relationship to culture. Was called comparative musicology before the 1950s.
They go out into the field.
Blues format is A/A/B, which is typically in the form of a Question/Question/Response
People began to attend dance halls for recreation
R&B started after WWII
The term was created in 1949 by writers @Billboard
The term ch
Overview of last lecture:
The language we cry in
-One linguist, Lorenzo Turner was the researcher that started the
journey to find the translation of the song from Sierra Leone.
- Narrator was Vertame Grosvann
-Movie about memory
Post antebellum: most significant genre created was the blues
1808 end of atlantic slave trade
1860s: many claim black culture developed.
Slave trade still going on domestically
Slaves not coming in from Caribbean and Africa