10 Facts About the Federal Music Proj
10 Facts about the Federal Music Program
1.)They gave lessons to adults.
2.)More than 60,000 people showed up for FMP every week.
3.)They employed 16,000 musicians.
4.)Sound recordings began to replace live performances.
5.)The FMP was enacted under Theodore D. Roosevelt's new deal.
6.)Well-known symphonies today influenced the FMP activity.
7.)The concerts were either low cost or free.
8.)They started adding folk music from other ethnic cultures.
9.)They recorded prison work songs, folk ballots, and spiritual music from other cultures.
10.)They mainly focused on European classical music.
Federal Music Project: Effects on Economy
Unemployment Rate- down
Government Spending- Up
Confidence building- Up
Role Of government- Up