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American Negro Folk-Songs

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$147.00 • £117.95 • €132.50

ISBN 9780674012592

Publication Date: 01/01/1928


516 pages


  • 1. The Negro Song in General
  • 2. Religious Songs
  • 3. Upstart Crows—The Reaction from Religion
  • 4. Social Songs—Dance and Banjo
  • 5. Social Songs—Narrative Songs and Ballads
  • 6. Songs about Animals
  • 7. Work Songs—Gang Laborers
  • 8. Rural Labor
  • 9. General and Miscellaneous Labor
  • 10. Songs about Women
  • 11. Recent Events
  • 12. The Seamier Side
  • 13. Race-Consciousness
  • 14. Blues and Miscellaneous Songs
  • Appendices
    • 1. Specimens of Tunes
    • 2. Specimens of Negro Ballets and Related Songs
    • 3. Specimens of Spiritual Songs and Camp-Meeting Songs of the White People
    • 4. Specimens of Songs from the Old Minstrel Books
    • 5. Specimens of Songs from Ante-Bellum Novels, Travel Books, Slave Autobiographies, etc
  • Bibliography
  • Index of Titles
  • Index of First Lines

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