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American negro folk-songs

Newman Ivey White

American negro folk-songs

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Music.,
  • African Americans -- Music -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [469]-480.

    Statementby Newman I. White.
    GenreMusic.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3556 .W4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 501 p. :
    Number of Pages501
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6718728M
    LC Control Number28021279
    OCLC/WorldCa411447

    White records one song from North Carolina with the American negro folk-songs book "Run, sinner, run, an' hunt you a hidin' place", repeated as in "Run, Nigger, Run". Unopened When the folds of the sheets of paper making up the text block have not been trimmed away or opened with a paper-knife. Into the "Spirituals," the prayer-songs of the days of slavery, was poured the aspiration of a race in bondage whose religion, primitive and intense, was their whole hope, sustenance and comfort, and the realm wherein the soul, at least, soared free. Louise Pound, reviewing it for Saturday Review of Literature October 13,said that American Negro Folk-Songs 'is not an anthology merely, or even primarily, though it includes innumerable texts.

    That is true; but the same thing may be said of all the American poets down to the writers of the present generation, with the American negro folk-songs book of Poe and Walt Whitman. Braithwaite is not only unique in this respect, but he stands unique among all the Aframerican writers the United States has yet produced. Harper and of Whitman had a large degree of popularity; one of Mrs. Feel free to recommend similar pieces if you liked this piece, or alternatives if you didn't. Woodcuts preceded moveable type and are the earliest known printing technology. I was much tempted to introduce several more, in spite of the fact that they might require a glossary, because however greater work Mr.

    Her importance, if for no other reason, rests on the fact that, save one, she is the first in order of time of all the women poets of America. Of the books concerned with folk-song, that of Professor White is the widest-ranging and the profoundest. And she is among the first of all American poets to issue a volume. Five Stars By Betty A.


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American negro folk-songs by Newman Ivey White Download PDF Ebook

Into the "Spirituals," the prayer-songs of the days of slavery, was poured the aspiration of a race in bondage whose religion, primitive and intense, was their whole hope, sustenance and comfort, and the realm wherein the soul, at least, soared free. Cotter, Jr.

This is an indispensable treasury of music for singers, musicians and all readers seeking a comprehensive sourcebook of black American folk music.

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

The limitations of Horton were greater than those of either of the others; he was born a slave in North Carolina inand as a young man began to compose poetry without being able to write it down. So-called Japan vellum or Japon is a type American negro folk-songs book thick paper that has been polished smooth American negro folk-songs book given a glossy finish to resemble vellum.

He wrote several songs and he was the first composer to copyright church songs. We cannot post your review if it violates these guidelines. Sometimes refers to a volume given by a notable donor.

This is great for learning to sing, and they're good songs to commit to memory. Twelve years later Phillis published a volume of poems. Great Book By Jen on May 22, This is not only a song book, it's also gives some history of the music too.

And can I then but pray Others may never feel tyrannic sway? With his brother James Weldon Johnsona poet writer, he collected and arranged old Negro spirituals. He, later, received her with marked courtesy at his camp at Cambridge. My personal friendship with Paul Dunbar began before he had achieved recognition, and continued to be close until his death.

Of particular value to collectors as evidence of a very early form of the book.

Folk Song American Negro, First Edition

We do ask that if you are not satisfied with the item, you contact us by phone as quickly as possible and return the item within ten days. An excellent introduction, notes on each song, a bibliography, and an index round out this extensive and valuable collection.

Her mind was steeped in the classics; her verses are filled with classical and mythological allusions. Not uncommon in older, larger books, it is not considered a defect, American negro folk-songs book long as all integral leaves are present.

I wanted a selection of black spirituals and this is what I was looking for and more! At stolen meetings in American negro folk-songs book or in valleys, at secret gatherings on the plantations, the Negroes found outlet for their sorrows, their longings and their religious ecstasies.

During the two years of my teaching at the Alabama Polytechnic Institute I collected some songs directly from Negro singers, but the bulk of my songs came from students who had learned them from the Negroes.

I wish it had chords, but that is not the fault of the book. He arranged a hundred spirituals since A version recorded in Louisiana, for instance, has the escapee losing his Sunday shoe while running, while another version has the black man lose his wedding shoe.Negro Folk Songs (proofs from American Negro Songs and Spirituals) by Work, John W.

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The author was a Duke University English professor with a professional interest in folklore and folksongs.