And the music is a special aspect in cultural imperialism. It is easy to use music to influence people’s mind by the lyrics and rhythm. There are so many kinds of music being a trend during a certain time. For example, in the early of 20th century, the American music is the trend and its influence around the globe. Many peoples are more interested about and focusing on the classical music, blues, and country music, also jazz which from African Americans.
had the unique skill to merge genre’s together and form something that was entirely different and new for the generation, and which led to other generations to merge other genres. Presley’s inspiration of genres was greatly impacted by the African American culture; however, brought his country-side to his music, which is what gave his music his own creative sound. He was the first artist to basically merge black and white music together, and widening his fan base. Elvis Presley not only changed the way entertainers performed, he also changed the way it was marketed. Teenage fans were soon to be seen as important consumers of goods, who bought products like records, tickets to concerts, and movies.
Close your eyes and try to imagine a melding the history of the Irish and Scottish tunes, of the twang of country music, and the reverence of a gospel message. Enter a touch of the blues and the spirit of generations who played music to express themselves with this unique genre of music. Each of these components brought with it instruments steeped with tradition. Country music built the foundation with the guitar and bass guitar, the Scottish and Irish influences added the mandolin. The Africa American 2/4 beat contributes the banjo and the washboard adds the finishing folk music touch.
Hughes wrote this brief poem in fifteen minutes in July, 1920, while crossing the Mississippi on a train ride to visit his father in Mexico. The poem connects four great rivers in the Middle East, Africa, and America. His purpose was to show the movement of the Negro through time. One of the hallmarks of his poetry is the ability of writing a small, brief poem and still have multiple meanings behind it. It wasn 't always what hughes has written for us in his poetry, but what we take away from the poem.
For example, Blues. Latin jazz and Blues share many common component, elements and other features that show their similarities although the most strongest similarity between both styles is their shared cultural origins. Blues originated in 19th century southern United States and Latin jazz originated in African American communities in southern United States during the early 20th century. They both originated around the same parts of North America, around the same time. Latin jazz and Cool jazz also developed around the same time which was during the
Bynum’s story about the burning man also shows the different styles of life back then, and the different cultures that moved from the South to the North, all in search of better life and better opportunity. By telling these long stories, August Wilson can also get more information across in one given swoop as opposed to if he had just made the scene
Protest music are songs that are “associated with a movement for social change and hence part of the broader category of topical songs or songs connected to current events” (The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music, 1996). Bill Malone states that protest music is “a distinctive genre, as it has never been absent from American music” (Malone, 2008, p. 101). The history of protest music dates to the 18th century, around the time of the American Revolutionary War. Protest music makes a reoccurring appearance in the 19th century, as the songs includes topics concerning slavery, abolition and the Civil War. Protest music has in past and in the present time has been “the source of anthems for anyone concerned with social justice” (Malone, 2008, p. 101).
HU200-Unit 7 Draft Assignment Listening to music has always been a major part of my life that I have also learned to value as part of my own human experience, especially, music by various artists of my own culture, African American; and various artists of my culture, have always had a major influence on the American culture of music, in general. From the beginning of jazz and rhythm and blues, pop, dance, hip-hop, rap and gospel music, the world of African American music, oftentimes hosted a festival, which included African American cultural music and a special event, such as, a parade that celebrated the African American culture, like the Juneteenth celebration parades. Whether this type of music being played included musical instruments,
Blues music as a genre and form was developed by African Americans in the south of the United States at the end of the 19th century. The genre has origins in many cultures such as in African music, African-American work songs and European-American folk music. Blues music incorporates field hollers, shouts, chants, etc. The blues form, found in jazz, rhythm and blues and rock and roll, is characterized by the call-and-response pattern, and also the twelve-bar blues structure, which is the most common feature. Early traditional blues verses consisted of a single line repeated four times.
Mr. Bo Diddley was born December 28, 1928 in McComb, Mississippi under the name Ellas Otha Bates but changed as a child to Ellas McDaniel. He was known as an R&B and Chicago Blues singer and guitarist. He was nicknamed The Originator because of his key role in the transition from the blues to rock and roll, and rock, and influenced a host of acts. On November 20, 1955, Bo Diddley appeared on the popular Ed Sullivan TV show. The show asked him to sing "Sixteen Tons", but instead he sang "Bo Diddley".
Immigrants were responsible for musical culture and the development of music in the 20th century. There were already music such as folk, classical, blues, rock and roll, as well as country in North America before the immigrants arrived. In America the slaves would play the string instruments, drums, and instruments similar to the banjo. However, when the immigrants come to America they brought over plenty more of music instruments and different types of music.The Spanish played an instrument called the Bandora. Both cultures introduced polyrhythms and call-and-response style vocals to the American culture, and help for more sounds.