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John W. Work: American Negro Songs - 230 Folk Songs



Origins


Spirituals


The Blues


Work Songs


Social and Miscellaneous


The Songs

From joyous gospel to deeply felt blues, this wonderful collection contains vintage songs sung and played through the years by black Americans - at work, in church and for pure entertainment. included are spirituals, blues, work songs, and a variety of social and dance songs. This book was originally compiled by Dr. John Work, the noted musicologist affiliated with Fisk University and the celebrated Fisk Jubilee Singers and is a indispensable treasury of music for singers seeking a comprehensive sourcebook of black American folk music.

Item code: 9590B | Songbook | $12.95 |add item to cart
Choral  | A Cappella | SATB | 230 Pages | Softcover | 6 x 8 | United States
9780486402710 | 06-402711

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