Immigrants Musical Culture

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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. Music was able to grow because of the immigrants. If it was not for the immigrants music would still be the

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