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Awakenings: The music goes on…Leisure Times

on November 20, 2013

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The music goes on…Leisure Times 

Having visited Music Through the Centuries 1600s to the 1800s, let’s continue into the 20th century…

Each and every part of the world embraces the happenings of the past…it is who we are and why we are here. There are many factors defining exactly who we are but one that is at the top of the list is music, which within itself has been defined and redefined throughout the ages. Each period of time carries its own music of the century but there is one century whose music underwent radical changes decade by decade. So, here we go into the 20th century where we will visit one decade at a time. . .

First Decade: 1900-1909

Sharla Shults‘s insight:

Go to Awakenings and listen to Crossroads sing the Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet’s version of the barbershop classic Sweet Adaline; a memorable Vaudeville song, She’s Only a Bird in a Gilded Cage; and Maple leaf Rag, recorded on Pianola Roll actually played by Scott Joplin.

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2 responses to “Awakenings: The music goes on…Leisure Times

  1. Teepee12 says:

    Nice to have you back 🙂

    • catnipoflife says:

      Thank you! Maybe I can stay somewhat caught-up. Email is still a monster! On my way to see what you are serving up today 🙂 Hugs! [Doing the research for the music is fun! It is amazing how the old songs of the past sound so raw. Modern technology certainly has enhanced the sound. The 19Teens coming up next…]

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