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5 Matching questions

  1. Latin
  2. Daddy Rice's Jim Crow Character
  3. The Grand Ball
  4. Charles K Harris
  5. Sweet
  1. a showed we were refined people and had good decorum, modeled off aristocratic functions in Great Britain
  2. b spoke and sang in a dialect that was based partly on preexisting white rural characters, dressed in rags
  3. c self taught banjo player, dictated his songs to a professional musician cause he oculdnt write music, published After the Ball, first mega hit pop song, sold over 5 million copies in sheet music
  4. d romantic nostalgic music, Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians
  5. e music to accompany ballroom adaptations of south american and caribbean dances, reignited national fascination with latin american music and ballroom steps

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. predominent genre in the US in 1800s, popular in north and south, important influence on pop music, there were many African American performers as well as white, arose as an expression of white culture before and after civil war
  2. a mixture of syncopation and careful arrangement, rhythmic pep and gentility, widened the market for jazz based dance music and paved the way for the swing era
  3. author of 'youre a grand old flag'
  4. recorded a series of opera arias in londer, sold over 2 million dollars worth after his death
  5. Music is used to find and express identity, pop music is tied to stereotypes

5 True/False questions

  1. Stars and Stripes ForeverMusic is used to find and express identity, pop music is tied to stereotypes


  2. Groovechanneled flow of swinging or funky or phat rhythms


  3. Mr Bones and Mr Tambosat at either end of the line of performers and interact with each other


  4. Whisperingrecorded at Victor Studios by Paul Whiteman, 1st of amazing string of hits, played at a medium tempo, fox trot rhythm appropriate for style by the Castles


  5. James Reese Europe in NYCfound few opportunities for black musicians, played ragtime piano in cabarets, directed the music for several all-black vaudevill revues