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What is Jubilee?

1) A style of southern Baptist music that pre-dates contemporary gospel

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List the voices used in performance of jubilee:

1) 4 singers
2) guitar

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Where is jubilee music played?

1) In church, but not during service
2) Blurs the lines bewteen what's for church and what's for entertainment

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In what context is Shout Band music played?

1) celebratory church music, specifically for church despite sounding like secular music

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Which Christian Denomination is Shout Band connected with?

The United House of Prayer

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Which genres are said to influence shout band music?

1) New Orleans jazz
2) jazz
3) blues
4) R & B
5) Country

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Which voices are used in shout band music?

1) trombone
2)tuba
3)drums

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Waht is the intended effect of shout music band?

1) amplified voice
2) dance
3) lift spirits
4) trances- like states

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Taking up Serpents
What are the 5 signs of the believer according to the Bible verse Mark 16. 17. 18?

1) casting out devils
2) speaking in tongues
3) healing the sick
4) drinking deadly things that shall not hurt you
5) picking up serpents

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Taking up serpents
Where does most of this music making take place?

Church outside Newport Tennesee

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What are the various reasons for taking up serpents?

1) strengthens your faith
2) God will protect you from it
3) form of competition

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What is the cue for picking up a snake?

When God is telling you

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Taking up Serpents
What kind of music is used in this clip?

Country white gospel

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Taking up Serpents
Wwhat instruments are used?

1) acoustic guitar
2) electric guitar
3) tambourine

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Taking up Serpents
Name 2 Christian myths?

1) Adam and Eve
2) Noah's ARk

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Taking up Serpents
Name a Christian God?

God, the Holy Trinity

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Taking up Serpents
Name 3 systems of purity in Christianity.

1) confession
2) 7 deadly sins
3) 10 Commandments

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Sikhism
Who is Guru Nanak?

1) the founder of Sikhism
2)wandered seeking until he was 30
3) a vision told him God isone

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What are the 10 Gurus?

There were 10 Gurus in the history of Sikh traditions and there probably won't be anymore

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Who were the Sikhs persecuted by in the 18th century?

Mughals

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Who did the Sikhs revolt against in the 19th century?

British rule

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Sikhism
Where id they immigrate to in the 1950's?

The West

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What is Sat Nam?

"true name" of God who is infinate and present in everywhere and everything

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What is Sansar?

Rebirth caused by self centeredness which keeps from the final goal union with Sat Nam

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What does the Adi Granth contain?

Writing from Guru Nanak, his successors and other poets and saints

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What are the 3 sections of Adi Granth?

1) Japji
2) Ragas
3) Elaborations of the Ragas

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What is the Adi Granth used for?

For devotional singing

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Sikhism
What are the practices?

1) private devotions
2) congragational worship

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Name a Sikh myth?

Adi Granth

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Name 2 rituals of Sikhism?

1) private devotion
2) congragational worship

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Name the Sikh God

God is one

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Sikhism
What are systems of purity?

1) singing as a way for people to align themselves with the proper way of being
2) privste devotion

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Anthology of American Folk Music
How did modernity affect American Folk music?

1) the decline of religion and the monarcy due to the enlightenment
2) domincance of science and reason led to backlas in the arts through romanticsim

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Anthology of American Folk Music
How did Nationalism infulence folk music?

1) the rise of the nation state led nations to define themselves by their people
2) increased interest in folk art

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Anthology of American Folk Music
What are the Child Ballads?

1) gathered by James Francis Child
2) Focused on love, death, murder, and the supernatural
3) e.g. Barbara Allen

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Anthology of American Folk Music
What was the environment that the Anthology was introduced into like?

1) post-war America
2) Industrialization, surburbanization, booming economy
3) religious skepticism
4)Nostalgia for simplier times

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Anthology of American Folk Music
Who was Harry Smith?

1) Creator of the Anthology of American folk music

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Anthology of American Folk Music
How was Harry Smith's upbringin?

1) his parents encouraged alternative learning
2) Researched Native American Culture

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Anthology of American Folk Music
What was Harry Smith interested in?

1) things that are sacred without the inclusion of God
2) Collective stuff
3) similar ideas to those of Allen Ginsberg

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When was the Anthology of American Folk Music released?

1952

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What Genres were present on the Anthology of American Folk Music?

1) ballads
2) social music (religious and dance)

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How were the songs organized on the Anthology of American Folk Music?

In a way that erased divisions of race, gender and class

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What was the aim of the Anthology of American Folk Music?

To legitimize the material while reframing it as avant-garde art

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What legacy did the Anthology of American Folk Music leave?

The folk boom of the 1950's and 60's provided new meaning to what it means to be American for the post-war generations

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2 myths of Anthology of American Folk Music

1) stories in the songs
2) the importance of nationalism

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Goals of Anthology of American Folk Music

1) the idea of a God
2) the sacraments we meet in connection to the music

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2 rituals of Anthology of American Folk Music

1) listening to Anthology of American Folk Music
2) performing Anthology of American Folk Music

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1 system of purity of Anthology of American Folk Music

things we can do to make America classless and non racist

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Alice Coltrane - spiritual Universalism
What is "spirituality of seekin?"

When one seeks the form of spirituality best suited to them instead of what they were raised with

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Alice Coltrane
How did the Black Power Movement influence spiritual universalism?

It shifted away from the Protestant Church and towards non-western traditions such as the nation of Islam and Egyptology

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What are the music characterisics of Alice Coltrane"s later works?

1) free meter
2) free harmonic structure
3) non western music used in unorthodox ways
4) use of mantras (Hindu influence)

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How is Alice Coltrane related to decolonization?

She refused to follow musical traditions, therefore decolonizing music

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Alice Coltrane
How is western music hegemonic?

It is restrictive, such as you can only use certain meters

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Alice Coltrane
What is subaltern?

One who is being dominated by Hegemony

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Alice Coltrane
the journey from object to subject

From subaltern to someone with a voice

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Alice Coltrane
Myths

1) The basic Hindu concept that Atman (the individual self) is Brahman (the totality of the universe)
2) The Western idea of self-realization

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Alice Coltrane
Ritual

Bajans which she composed and sang

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Alice Coltrane/Hinduism
Gods

A multiplicity of gods, even gods from other religions are valid and true

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Alice Coltrane
Systems of purity

To be your authentic self will lead you to salvation