The Survey of American Music

By AAlim
  • Benjamin Franklin Invents the Glass Harmonica

  • Billings New England Psalm Singer

  • Star Spangled Banner

  • Trail of Tears (1830-1850)

    It was when the Native Americans had to leave their homes after president Andrew Jackson because of the discovery of gold near Dahlonega, Georgia, and it is also when Native Americans suffered a lot as they had to move to the West of the Mississippi River.
  • PT Barnum/Jenny Lind US Tour (1850-1852)

  • Gottschalk The Banjo

  • Slave Songs of the United States

    It was the first collection of African American music of any kind, which has 136 songs arranged regionally.
  • WC Handy St. Louis Blues

    He was an American composer who changed the course of popular music by integrating the blues idiom into ragtime music.
  • Carnegie Hall, New York

  • Dvorak String Quartet "American"

  • Amy Beach Gaelic Symphony

  • Joplin's Maple Leaf Rag

  • Broadway's 1st Golden Age (1925-1960)

  • Cajun: (1st commercial recording)

  • Florence Price Symphony No. 1

  • Copland El Salón Mexico

  • "God Bless America" (Kate Smith's Recording)

  • Marian Anderson sings at the Lincoln Memorial

  • Bluegrass

  • Duke Ellington's "Cottontail"

  • "This Land is Your Land" (Guthrie's recording)

  • Folk Song U.S.A.: The III Best American Ballads

    It has several records albums of American Ballads, recorded by Lomax, which is important because before, the folk songs were rarely collected.
  • John Cage Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano

  • Alan Freed Coined "R and R"

  • Bernstein West Side Story (Broadway premiere)

  • Miles' Davis Kind of Blue

  • "We Shall Overcome"

  • Beach Boys "Good Vibrations"

  • Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Album

  • Woodstock Festival

  • John Williams Soundtrack for Star Wars (First movie)

  • Sugarhill Gang's "Rapper's Delight"

  • "Walk This Way"

  • John Adams - The Death of Klinghoffer

  • Broadway's 2nd Golden Age (1995-present)

  • Miranda Hamilton (Premiere)