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CA 101H Why Music?: 1900s

Resources for Dr. Christopher Whyte's Honors Music class

Background Videos - 1900s

Lift Every Voice and Sing

Music: John Rosamond Johnson
Lyrics: James Weldon Johnson
Date written: 1900

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Music: Albert Von Tilzer
Lyrics: Jack Norworth
Performer: Edward Meeker
Date written: 1908

Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

Music & Lyrics: Wallis Willis
Performer: Fisk Jubilee Singers
Date written: prior to 1862
First recording: 1909

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