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N CONTENTS THE NEGRO AND HIS MUSIC I Introduction
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African age of minstrelsy American music American Negro artists ballads ballet band banjo Black Bob Cole Burleigh characteristic Negro Chicago choral classical jazz classical music compositions concert conductor coon-song Creole critics DISCUSSION QUESTIONS Duke Ellington early elements European famous Fletcher Henderson genius genuine Gershwin Hall Johnson harmony improvised influence instruments jazz age jazz classic Jim Europe Jubilee Singers later Louis Armstrong Marion Cook melodies minstrel tradition modern modernistic mood musi musical comedy native Negro composer Negro dance Negro folk music Negro jazz Negro music Negro musicians Negro spirituals opera original piano pioneer plantation played popular music quartet racial ragtime and jazz READING REFERENCES RECORD ILLUSTRATIONS Rhapsody rhythm rhythmic Roland Hayes secular sentimental serious music singing solo songs stage Stephen Foster style success sung swing music Symphony talent tempo themes Tin Pan Alley tion tone typical versions Victor vogue voice W. C. Handy Whiteman York