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Use this History of Music and American Folk Music video entitled The Roots of American Folk Music to study the countries of origin of ethnic musical instruments and musical styles that have become part of American folk music and culture and learn how American folk music has evolved from musical forms such as English ballads and field hollers.

Use this K12 history of music video to study and learn how American folk music has evolved from from English ballads and field hollers and given rise to other popular styles such as ragtime, jazz, rhythm and blues, bluegrass, country and western and rock and roll. Identify the countries of origin of ethnic musical instruments and musical styles that have become part of American folk music.

 

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The Roots of American Folk Music video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • Traditional American Folk Music. Learn about The Roots of American Folk Music. Identify the countries of origin of ethnic musical instruments and musical styles that have become part of American folk music and culture.
  • Learn how American folk music has evolved from musical forms such as English ballads and field hollers and given rise to other popular styles of music, such as ragtime, jazz, rhythm and blues, bluegrass, country and western, and rock 'n' roll.
  • Understand the role folk music played in American history during the colonial era, the Civil War, the Great Depression, the two world wars, the civil rights movement of the 1960s, and the Vietnam War.
  • Identify familiar folk music instruments and explore the significant impact of African music, which resonates with intricate rhythms and soulful vocal elements.
  • Discover the many benefits of using online video for visual learning. Educational video for teaching the K-12 curriculum provides online learning for children and students of all ages and abilities. Using subtitled video - or video with closed captions - enables children to choose between watching, listening to, or reading each presentation whichever best suites their individual learning style. A wonderful option particularly for dyslexia and special needs education.

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