Why the urban folk revival happened

Thinking about your personal repertoire or knowledge of folk songs (songs you might have learned as a child or maybe just “know”, even if you don’t know where you learned the song), what category do most of the songs you know fall into? Give at least one example and explain why that songs fits into that category.
QUESTION 2
Why do you think the urban folk revival happened? Is there anything in that time period, historically, that might have influenced it? Share your opinion in 4-6 sentences.
QUESTION 3
Explain the oral tradition. How does this differ from other ways of learning a song? In at least 2 sentences, explain why the oral tradition is significant.
QUESTION 4
Explain the musical similarities and differences between Black and White gospel music in 4-8 sentences.
QUESTION 5
What is the purpose of contemporary Christian music? How is this similar or different from the purpose of singing schools in colonial America?
QUESTION 6
Why is there such an emphasis in American Protestant music in our textbook over other religious music? Explain in at least 3 sentences.
QUESTION 7
Explain improvisation in your own words considering the defintion found in the book as well as the one offered in the online presentation. Your response must include at least 3 sentences.
QUESTION 8
Why is instrumentation less of a defining feature of jazz in the modern age? Do you think this is good or bad for the music? Why or why not?
QUESTION 9
Why are jam sessions important to the development of music? Relate your answer to jazz and at least one other style of music.