Spiritual folk-songs of early America. by George Pullen Jackson

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Published by Augustin in New York .

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  • Folk songs, English -- United States,
  • Ballads, English -- United States,
  • Hymns, English

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Pagination[xi] 254 p. :
Number of Pages254
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Open LibraryOL19467054M

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Description: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall This book was first published in by J. Augustin, pages, illustrated. "The ancestors of the bearers of the Southern tradition of folk-music began in very ancient times the practice of singing religious songs to folk-tunes.

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LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for bookloversAuthor: George Pullen Jackson. Spiritual Folk-songs of Early America Two Hundred and Fifty Tunes and Texts, With An Introduction and Notes (Printed Music). The Second Great Awakening, Inonly one in 15 of America’s population of 5, belonged to an evangelical church.9 Presbyterian minister James McGready presided over strange spiritual manifestations in Logan County, Ky.

The resulting camp meeting revivals drew thousands from as far away as Ohio,11 Rev. Gardiner Spring reported that for the next 25. Item Number: HL ISBN 9x12 inches.

75 songs of American heritage, including Arkansas Traveler, Deep River, Wayfaring Stranger and many more. It was ten years ago that Dorothy Scar-brough listed, in her book “On the Trail of Negro Folk-Songs,” fifteen British-American ballads and other secular songs in Negro-sung forms.

Reed Smith, John A. Lomax, and others have since called attention to further secular borrowings. I offer these sixty spiritual songs in evidence. Spirituals (also known as Negro spirituals, Spiritual music, or African-American spirituals) is a genre of songs originating in the United States and created by African Americans.

Spirituals were originally an oral tradition that imparted Christian values while also describing the hardships of slavery. Although spirituals were originally unaccompanied monophonic songs, they developed into.

We haven’t heard from soprano Custer LaRue for awhile, but it’s certainly a treat to hear her again, doing what she does best. That is, singing all by herself the original songs of American folk, songs that require the simple yet heartfelt interpretations of a clear, expressive, characterful voice and that benefit from the knowing technique of a learned, experienced singer.

Folk Alley, the online stream of Kent State University's WKSU, recently spent eight weeks polling its listeners in search of a master list of the most essential folk songs. African-American spiritual songs‎ (21 P) American Songbag songs‎ (9 P) Appalachian folk songs‎ (35 P) Bluegrass songs‎ (12 C, 34 P) Cajun folk songs‎ (5 P) Child Ballads‎ ( P) Roud Folk Song Index songs‎ ( P) Songs of the American Civil War‎ (63 P).

In traditional cultures around the world, work is often accompanied by song. Americans have developed work songs for many occupations, from agricultural jobs like picking cotton, to industrial ones, like driving railroad spikes.

Iconic American figures such as cowboys had their work songs, as did sailors, whose songs kept work going smoothly on tall ships throughout the age of sail.

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Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down. Spiritual Folk-Songs of Early America: Good collection of Spiritual Folk-songs with music notes. The value of these books to students and lovers of our folk-music is incalculable. For although many of the tunes are still extant in the oral tradition, a large portion of them, of indubitable folk origin, have vanished from the oral tradition and.

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The term American folk music encompasses numerous music genres, variously known as traditional music, traditional folk music, contemporary folk music, or roots traditional songs have been sung within the same family or folk group for generations, and sometimes trace back to such origins as Great Britain, Europe, or Africa.

Musician Mike Seeger once famously commented that the. This list should really just be called best American books as authors appear more than once and that seems to be the way the ranking works.

Also Ian Banks (author of the wasp factory #82) is not American he is Scottish so he shouldn't be on here, however good/relevant to this list his book may be. Howard Thurman, “The Negro Spiritual Speaks of Life and Death,” in Deep River and The Negro Spiritual Speaks of Life and Death (Richmond, ID: Friends United Press, ), John W.

Work III, Folk Songs of the American Negro (New York: Greenwood Press, ), Songs of Immigration and Migration As Europeans colonized North America, beginning with the Spanish and French in the s and the British and Dutch in the early s, colonists brought their cultural entertainments along with them.

Songs brought to colonial America continued to be sung in their early forms, so that later scholars of songs and ballads, such as the British ethnomusicologist. Before he died inthe author wrote more then 20 books, was nominated five times for the Nobel Prize in Literature, and turned his early experiences among the.

American Music History Timeline. Part One: - Compiled by Roger Lee Hall, musicologist. Part One covers music composed and published in America between the time of the Puritans in the 17th century and the first performance of a large scale oratorio by the Handel & Haydn Society.

In John Lomax published his book Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads, the first real collection of American folk songs, and introduced the world to a group of ballads sung by working. The Kingston Trio was one of the most successful folk groups of its kind, inspiring various other trios to dress alike and tell jokes between their renditions of traditional folk songs.

They've released more than 40 albums in the last 50 years, and have become somewhat of. It was truly a music of the people. Similarly, the African-American spiritual – a close cousin to the folk hymn – expressed the profound emotions of the slave experience while drawing on the same musical sources and religious ideals that formed the American folk hymn.

Other sacred song traditions also grew from these same roots. January 8, Steven, I have finished your epic Visions of Spiritual Democracy: American Poets Chart a Course for the Journey Forward.

I am not using the word epic lightly this book is gigantic in its intent and it is indeed a guide for the journey forward. Any person who is even slightly “awake” to the spirit of the Kosmos will find something to set their full being simmering with 5/5(1). The titles Negro spiritual, Black spiritual, and African-American spiritual, jubilee, and African-American folk songs are all interchangeable when discussing the traditional expression.

Spirituals provided inner comfort, allowed workers to complete daily tasks harmoniously, and they were also expression of spiritual devotion and a yearning for.

From Thomas Jefferson's cut-up Bible to the country's first printed hymnal, the Smithsonian's Religion in Early America exhibit wants to engage Americans with the role of. The African-American religious folk songs known as spirituals grew out of the slavery experience and the introduction of Christianity into slaves' lives.

In the early 20th century, singers.

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