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An Early Form of Jazz Music【爵士乐的早期形式】
  Music comes in many forms; most countries have a style of their own. At the turn of the last century, _____(51)jazz was born , America had no prominent_____(52)of its own. No one knows exactly when was invented or by whom. But it began to be _____(53)in the early 1890s. Jazz is America's contribution to_____(54)music. In contrast to classical music, which_____(55)formal European traditions, jazz is spontaneous and free in form. It bubbles with energy, _____(56)the moods, interests, and emotions of the people. In the' 1920s jazz_____(57)like America. And so it does today. The_____(58)of the music are as interesting as the music itself. American Negroes, or blacks, as they are called today, were the jazz pioneers. They were brought to the Southern states_____(59)slaves. They were sold to plantation owners and forced to work long hours. When a Negro died his friends and relatives_____(60)a procession to carry to body to the cemetery. In New Orleans, a band often accompanied the_____(61). On the way to the cemetery the band played slow, solemn music, suited to the occasion. _____(62)on the way home the mood changed. Spirits lifted. Death had removed one of their number, but the living were glad to be_____(63). The band played_____(64)music, improvising on both the harmony and the melody of the tunes_____(65)at the funeral. This music made everyone want to dance. It was an early form of jazz.
  51. A. while B. when C. since D.as
  52. A. music B. songs C. melodies D. tunes
  53. A. listened B. noticed C. heard D. found
  54. A. classical B. sacred C. popular D. serious
  55. A. introduces B. follows C. takes D. approaches
  56. A. disclosing B. explaining C. expressing D. exposing
  57. A. sounded B. felt C. looked D. seemed
  58. A. discoveries B. originals C. resources D. origins
  59. A. like B. for C.as D.by
  60. A. composed B. formed C. hosted D. demonstrated
  61. A. body B. demonstration C. procession D. march
  62. A. Furthermore B. Similarly C. But D. Therefore
  63. A. live B. alive C. life D. there
  64. A. sad B. solemn C. happy D. funeral
  65. A. sung B. showed C. played D. expressed
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