The central norms of this tradition developed between andcentering on what is known as the common practice period. She had originally intended to go on stage and dance, but, intimidated by the Edwards Sisters, a local dance duo, she opted to sing instead in the style of Connee Boswell. She was "one of the greatest pianists Britain has ever produced", the Guardian said in their obituary, known, the Telegraph said, "for her deeply expressive and profoundly moving interpretations of the music of Liszt, Chopin and many other important composers". Hunter's life was documented in Alberta Hunter: Blues and gospel music. This includes music from Spanish, Portuguese, and sometimes French-speaking countries and territories of Latin America.
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Music of the United States
Additionally, salsa grew popular towards the end of the decade. For example, The Cotton Club, well know for billing popular swing and jazz artists, only allowed white patrons. Music is an important part of several American holidays, especially playing a major part in the wintertime celebration of Christmas. Chase's analysis of a diverse American musical identity has remained the dominant view among the academic establishment. Music intertwines with aspects of American social and cultural identity, including through social classrace and ethnicitygeographyreligionlanguagegenderand sexuality. The blues is a genre of African American folk music that is the basis for much of modern American popular music.