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European and African Influences on American Music

  • Culture | African Arts, Cross Culture, American Arts
  • Format | School Assembly
  • Discipline | Music, Storytelling
  • Level | Grades 3 to 5, Grades 6 to 8, Grades 9 to 12

The performers trace the history of the United States through music, highlighting the universality of music in cultures around the world, as well as pinpointing the origins of certain aspects of our music that were unique to the early Americans from Africa and Great Britain. Audience participation is woven throughout this presentation.

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