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Negro folk music U.S.A.

by Courlander, Harold

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- Music -- History and criticism,
    • Folk music -- United States -- History and criticism,
    • Folk songs, English -- United States -- History and criticism,
    • African Americans -- Music -- Discography,
    • African Americans -- Music -- History and criticism,
    • African Americans -- Music -- Discography,
    • Music -- History and criticism,
    • Folk songs

    • About the Edition

      Discusses the essence and development of various forms of Negro folk music, both vocal and instrumental, including ballads, blues, spirituals, worksongs, Louisiana Creole songs, cries, dances, and game songs. Includes words and music for forty-three songs, and discographies.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesNegro folk music USA.
      GenreDiscography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML3556 .C7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 324 p.
      Number of Pages324
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5885726M
      LC Control Number63018019

      Harold Courlander (Septem – Ma ) was an American novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist and an expert in the study of Haitian life. The author of 35 books and plays and numerous scholarly articles, Courlander specialized in the study of African, Caribbean, Afro-American, and Native American cultures. He took a special interest in oral literature, cults, and Afro. INTRODUCTION from THE NEGRO AND HIS FOLKLORE IN NINETEENTH CENTURY PERIODICALS & FOLK-LORE AND ETHNOLOGY & THE SURVIVAL OF AFRICAN MUSIC IN AMERICA (Bobbs-Merrill Reprint Series in Black Studies: BC) by Bruce Jackson, ed. & Jeanette Robinson Murphy and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

      “LEF’ ME HERE TO SING THIS SONG”: A MUSICAL SCARCITY, FIRST EDITION OF NEGRO FOLK SONGS AS SUNG BY LEAD BELLY, BOLDLY SIGNED BY LEAD BELLY (LEAD BELLY) LOMAX, John A. and LOMAX, Alan. Negro Folk Songs As Sung by Lead Belly. New York: Macmillan, Quarto, original yellow cloth. Housed in a custom clamshell box. Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about Dock Reed / Vera Hall Ward* - Negro Folk Music Of Alabama Volume 5 - Spirituals at Discogs. Complete your Dock Reed / Vera Hall Ward* collection.

      The History of Negro spirituals and Folk music by Kalia Simms and Betanya Mahary Negro Spirituals – Negro Spirituals are religious songs created by black slaves. Spiritual songs are generally composed of European and African musical elements. Slaves were forced to attend church services and through the songs, they would sing their conditions. John Work Collection of Negro Folk Music from the Southeast (70) Now What a Time: Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, to () American Folklife Center (34,) American Memory (,).


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Learn about Author Central. Harold Cited by:   One of the first and best surveys in its field, Negro Folk Music, U.S.A. has long been admired for its perceptive history and analysis of the origins and musical qualities of typical forms, ranging from simple cries and calls to anthems and spirituals, ballads, and the blues.

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Negro Folk Music U.S.A. This thorough, well-researched exploration of the origins and development of a rich and varied African American musical tradition features authentic versions of over 40 folk songs.

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The setting --Negro folk music in the United States --Anthems and spirituals as oral literature --Crimes, calls, whooping,and hollering --Sounds of work --Blues --Ring games and playparty songs --Louisiana Creole songs --Performers' corner: ballads and minstrelsy --Dances: calindas, buzzard lopes, and reels --Instruments: drums, gutbuckets, and.

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Exploring American Folk Music End date: Discusses the essence and development of various forms of Negro folk music, both vocal and instrumental, including ballads, blues, spirituals, worksongs, Louisiana Creole songs, cries, dances, and game songs. Includes words and music for forty-three songs and discographies.

This recording traces the evolution of African American folk music from the oral tradition of folk music in the African American community has demonstrated a perseverence through the eras of slavery and segregation while embracing and influencing American popular music through songs, lyrics and performance.

USA: Columbia University Press, pages. Ex-University Library. Book and Jacket appear to have hardly been read and are both in Fine condition throughout. Courlander Explores The Essence And Developmentr Of Negro Folk Music, Both Vocal And Instrumental.

Reprint. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Add to. Negro folk music, U.S.A. (Book, ) [] Get this from a library. Negro folk music, U.S.A. Music and singing played a critical role in inspiring, mobilizing, and giving voice to the civil rights movement. “The freedom songs are playing a strong and vital role in our struggle,” said Martin Luther King, Jr., during the Albany Movement.

“They give the people new courage and a sense of unity. I think they keep alive a faith, a radiant hope, in the future, particularly in our most.This book by Work did much to establish the Negro folk song as musical form.

A magnificent collection of genuine negro folk songs assembled by Dr. John W. Work of Fisk University. "Here are the original, great and exalted spirituals, the true, sad and mournful Blues, the rhythmic work songs, the gay and high-hearted cake-walk and dance tunes.Negro Folk Music U.S.A By Harold Courlander Columbia University Press, Read preview Overview Singing Out: An Oral History of America's Folk Music Revivals By David King Dunaway; Molly Beer Oxford University Press,