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  • 1. MUSIC OF AFRICA By: Kevin McClain
  • 2. Why I picked this topic
    • I wanted to know more about the kinds of music in countries other than our United States.
    • African music is different, so I wanted to learn it’s past.
  • 3. What I Already Knew
    • It is very different from music in other continents and countries.
    • It is extremely varied.
  • 4. Essential Question
    • What significance does music have in African life?
  • 5. Answer
    • Music has significance in Africa. Music was brought to Africa by slaves crossing over the Atlantic ocean from the Atlantic slave trade.
  • 6. Answer
    • Music also is the way that Africans express themselves during ceremonies and religious events. It is extremely vast and varied.
  • 7. Answer
    • It has been said that African music is at the root of a very significant portion of all contemporary music.
  • 8. Burning Questions
    • Are there other types of music in Africa?
      • Yes. There are genres such as heavy metal, punk rock, and pop music.
  • 9. Burning Questions
    • Where is music commonly used?
      • Music in Africa usually accompanies the birth of a child, hunting, marriage, and even political events.
  • 10. Interesting and Surprising Things
    • African music is the root of a really big and significant portion of all types of contemporary music.
  • 11. Questions I still have
    • What is the most popular African instrument?
    • Why are African instruments so different from the classic American instruments?
    • How do Africans make these kinds of instruments?
  • 12. Web Sites
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_of_Africa
    • http://africanmusic.org
    • http://afropop.org
    • http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/cultural/music/african_music.shtml
    • http://dancedrummer.com
  • 13. fin By: Kevin McClain