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    Country Music Genre Essay

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    Since I got to choose what I wanted to write about for this report I decided to choose one of my favorite genres, country. It’s a style of music that was first developed in the southern and western states, which used to be known as folk type of music, but since then has transformed into pop/country. I would like to elaborate more on the old country musical instruments. Instruments generally used in the more traditional genre of country music were the banjo, fiddle, harmonica, string bass, and sometimes even an accordion. A banjo is one of the first four stringed instruments to be implemented into country music. They can be either plucked or strummed stringed instrument. It has also been used for folk and even bluegrass music. Furthermore,…

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    Music is the voice of the alluring soul and captivating sound of the heart. Music has a way of articulating feelings and emotions through a vast variety of sounds, words, and instruments. Choice in music personalized, and no two individuals enjoy all of the same music because we all are differ in some way. For example, I was born in College Park, Georgia, in a majority Black neighborhood to my mother and two brothers. I am a twenty-year-old college student that identify as a Black American male…

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    Hip Hop- is a music genre formed in the United States in the 1970s which consists of a stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rapping. Hip Hop music developed as part of Hip Hop culture, which is a subculture that includes four key elements: DJing, MCing, graffiti writing, and beatboxing. It followed in the footsteps of earlier American musical genres such as blues, salsa, jazz, rag- time, funk, disco, and rock and roll by becoming one of the most popular genres of music worldwide.…

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    A term that is widely used by many people in the world today, but is highly inaccurate, is the phrase “Caribbean/Latin Music”. The Caribbean is a large part of the world with many island nations within it, and within these island nations there are even more music genres. When someone says “Caribbean Music,” it is impossible to tell if they are talking about Merengue from the Dominican Republic, Ska from Jamaica, Salsa from Cuba, Reggaeton from Puerto Rico, or the many other types of music genres…

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    The Elements Of Jazz

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    As one of the most quintessentially American musical genres, jazz reflects the vast diversity of the United States’s active cultural and ethnic traditions. Though jazz did not distinguish itself as a distinct form until the late 19th century, it draws from other tributary sources, namely ragtime and blues. Indeed, an essential characteristic of jazz is its ability to constantly evolve and incorporate elements of antecedent and contemporary music that lend it vitality and richness. Defined by…

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    Radio stations and music companies are very much controlled by consumers. At certain times during the day one can call into their favorite station and request a song of their choice. Big industry companies sign artist with huge commercial appeal in the hopes that consumers will buy anything the company puts out in support of their favorite artist. Younger generations in particular are very active and passionate about the music genres they like and support. Music and radio stations have an…

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    In the chapter, On the Illinois: The Making of Modern Music and Culture in the Oklahoma Ozark Foothills, The Oklahoma Ozark area is a physical and cultural transition zone between the Great Plains and the eastern woodlands. This area has been considered home to many of the Cherokee people since their removal by U.S. soldiers and settlers beginning in the 1820s (pg. 239). The Cherokees has lived in the Oklahoma Ozark area longer than any other ethnic group compared as of currently. The Cherokees…

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    Music: Vocal or instrumental sounds composed in such a way as to provide the beauty of form, harmony and expression of emotion. Music is engraved into us on a daily basis. It is in every movie we watch, every television show that we tune into, as well as the accompaniment to our drives to our destinations. Music is a way of life, which has withstood the test of time. In today’s world we have experienced some of the greatest compositions that have or will ever be written. Everything resulting…

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    Jazz is one of the most popular American music genres that arose in the past decade. Jazz has developed around the late 19th century to early 20th century, the time frame when music was an essential part of America. It was an entertainment for everyone who was worn out by the tragedy and misery that arose from ongoing wars. The many music genres that were formed during that time contributed their best traits and formed the well known Jazz. The representative music genres were Ragtime and Blues.…

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    Essay On Cuban Culture

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    Cuban Music Culture Cuba is an extremely diverse country, mixed with African, French, Asian and Spanish influences. Cuba is an extremely magnificent country filled with amazing people. The culture in Cuba is just as diverse and unique as the country itself. The most important cultural aspects that Cuba has is its music. Traditional music styles are still widely popular in Cuba and are often seen to this day. The best thing about these Cuban traditions is that although some of the countries…

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