Music and Music Education in the Early American Colonies



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From the time American colonies were established, choral music formed an integral pattern of the American music. Choral music was developed as a mixture of different music background, including African, western, and Latin American music. However, in the course of time, this music diversified to different forms each with racial background. In addition, music education in early colonies was very different from the way it is today. Music used very different standards from ones used today.  The early methods of teaching music in colonial America was simple, effective, and easy compared to the current methods of teaching.  It is believed that it is because of the accessible and importance of earl choral teaching in colonial America that United States has   a rich music heritage today.  In order to understand music and music education in colonial America, this paper will review different aspects of music and music education in American colonies.