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American Negro Songs: 230 Folk Songs and Spirituals, Religious and Secular

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This historical and critical survey discusses the lyric significance of such songs as Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, Steal Away to Jesus, and others. In addition, the words and music for 230 songs appear, including You May Bury Me in the East, Rock of Ages, Go Tell It on the Mountain, and many more.

Synopsis:

Authoritative study traces the African influences and lyric significance of such songs as Swing Low, Sweet Chariot and John Henry, and gives words and music for 230 songs. Bibliography. Index of Song Titles.

Synopsis:

This historical and critical survey discusses the lyric significance of such songs as "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot," "Steal Away to Jesus," and others. In addition, the words and music for 230 songs appear, including "You May Bury Me in the East," "Rock of Ages," "Go Tell It on the Mountain," and many more.

Table of Contents

1. Origins

2. The Spiritual

3. The Blues

4. Work Songs

5. Social and Miscellaneous

6. The Songs

7. Bibliography

8. Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486402710
Editor:
Work, John W.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Editor:
Work, John W.
Author:
Work, John W.
Location:
Mineola, N.Y. :
Subject:
Religious - Christian
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Folk & Traditional
Subject:
Ethnic
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Folk songs, English
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Spirituals (songs)
Subject:
Afro-american songs
Subject:
Spirituals
Subject:
Afrc-ameracan scngs
Subject:
Songs, English -- United States.
Subject:
General Music
Subject:
General Music
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Folk & Traditional
Subject:
Folk songs, English -- United States.
Subject:
American negro songs
Subject:
African-American folk songs
Subject:
Dover
Subject:
Music-Folk and Ethnic
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Books on Music
Publication Date:
19980631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.5 in 0.88 lb

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"Synopsis" by ,
Authoritative study traces the African influences and lyric significance of such songs as Swing Low, Sweet Chariot and John Henry, and gives words and music for 230 songs. Bibliography. Index of Song Titles.
"Synopsis" by ,
This historical and critical survey discusses the lyric significance of such songs as "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot," "Steal Away to Jesus," and others. In addition, the words and music for 230 songs appear, including "You May Bury Me in the East," "Rock of Ages," "Go Tell It on the Mountain," and many more.
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