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2 edition of Negro slave songs in the United States. found in the catalog.

Negro slave songs in the United States.

Miles Mark Fisher

Negro slave songs in the United States.

by Miles Mark Fisher

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Published by Russell & Russell in New York .
Written in English

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

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML3556 .F58 1968
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 223 p.
      Number of Pages223
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5603924M
      LC Control Number68010919

      Surprisingly, many of these slave songs are still known and sung in the United States, albeit with sanitized lyrics (such as the children's songs "This Old Man/Knicknack Pad-a-whack" and "Jimmy Crack Corn"). This is a book that anyone with an interest in history and musicology should spend time with/5(4). Of these, 3, free Negroes ow slaves, out of a total of 2,, slaves owned in the entire United States, so the numbers of slaves owned by black people over all was quite small by Author: Henry Louis Gates Jr.

      Slave Songs of the United States Page vi - It is difficult to express the entire character of these negro ballads by mere musical notes and signs. The odd turns made in the throat, and the curious rhythmic effect produced by single voices chiming in at different irregular intervals, seem almost as impossible to place on score as the singing /5(3).   Published on Excerpt from PBS documentary History Dectectives Slave Songbook tracing the development of Negro Spirituals and cultural connections to Africa.

      These creations by the American Negro may be summed up under four heads. The first two are the Uncle Remus stories, which were collected by Joel Chandler Harris, and the “spirituals” or slave songs, to which the Fisk Jubilee Singers made the public and the musicians of both the United States . African-American music is an umbrella term covering a diverse range of music and musical genres largely developed by African origins are in musical forms that arose out of the historical condition of slavery that characterized the lives of African Americans prior to the American Civil War. [citation needed]Following the Civil War, black Americans, through employment as.


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Negro slave songs in the United States by Miles Mark Fisher Download PDF EPUB FB2

From the Back Cover. The songs and spirituals of the American Negro are recognized as unique and valuable contributions to the world. What few people have known, however, is that the Negro spirituals and songs of the antebellum South were more than simply musical expression.

They were, in Dr. Fisher's words, the "oral historical documents" /5(4). It details the importance and meaning of slave songs in America. This fascinating work is thoroughly recommended for inclusion on the bookshelf of all with an interest in slave music and the political history of the United States.

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely : Hardcover. The songs and spirituals of the American Negro are recognized as unique and valuable contributions to the world. What few people have known, however, is that the Negro spirituals and songs of the antebellum South were more than simply musical expression.

They were, in Dr. Fisher's words, the "oral historical documents" of a people. Negro Slave Songs in the United States and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(3).

Negro Slave Songs in the United States. The songs and spirituals of the American Negro are recognized as unique and valuable contributions to the world. What few people have known, however, is that the Negro spirituals and songs of the antebellum South were /5(7).

Negro Slave Songs in the United States. The songs and spirituals of the American Negro are recognized as unique and valuable contributions to the world. What few people have known, however, is that the Negro spirituals and songs of the antebellum South were.

And this collection of songs is, indeed, a tribute to the musical heritage of African-Americans. The collection is divided into four sections: I. Southeastern Slave States (82 songs), II. Northern Seaboard Slave States (20 songs), III.

Inland Slave States (9 songs), /5(28). They were called "spiritual songs and the term "sperichil" (spiritual) appeared for the first time in the book "Slave Songs of The United States" (by Allen, Ware, Garrison, ). As negro spirituals are Christian songs, most of them concern what the Bible says and how to live with the Spirit of God.

Negro Spirituals and Slave Songs - Titles index page A collection of (updated now with + songs) African American Negro Spirituals and Slave Songs.

originating firstly in the South of the United states during the slavery period. Although born in slavery its traditions have been continued and the Spiritual as a musical genre continues to. Slave Songs of the United States was a collection of African American music consisting of songs.

Published init was the first, and most influential, collection of spirituals to be published. The collectors of the songs were Northern abolitionists William Francis Allen, Lucy McKim Garrison, and Charles Pickard Ware.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes texts of the songs, without the music. Description: xv, pages ; 21 cm: Responsibility. The Meaning of the Song; NEGRO SLAVE SONGS IN THE UNITED STATES.

By Miles Mark Fisher. Foreword by Ray Allen Billington. Published for the American Historical Association. Songs and music Music: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fisher, Miles Mark, Negro slave songs in the United States.

Ithaca, Cornell University Press for the American Historical Association [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /. Negro slave songs in the United States. [Miles Mark Fisher] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Miles Mark Fisher. Find more information about: OCLC Number: # Slaves--United States--Songs and music--History and criticism\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema.

Miles Mark Fisher, a black American, was an historian, educator, and the pastor of the White Rock Baptist Church in Durham, North Carolina from to Description: Miles Mark Fisher. Negro Slave Songs in the United States. Negro slave songs in the United States. New York, Russell & Russell [, ©] (OCoLC) Online version: Fisher, Miles Mark, Negro slave songs in the United States.

New York, Russell & Russell [, ©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Miles Mark Fisher. The Fisk Jubilee Singers, a group of ex-slaves, toured the United States and Britain with orchestral renditions.

Many listeners were amazed at the vitality of what. Negro Slave Songs - in the United States by Miles Mark Fisher and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fisher, Miles Mark, Negro slave songs in the United States.

Slave Songs of the United States. By William Francis Allen,Charles Pickard Ware,and Lucy McKim Garrison. Negro Spirituals, a definition.

The term has mostly been used to indicate a religious Negro folk-song, originating firstly in the South of the United states during the slavery period. Although born in slavery its traditions have been continued and the Spiritual as a musical genre continues to this day.No doubt about it, this is an essential book in the field of American music history, black music history, ethnomusicology, etc.

However, one would do better to buy the Dover edition--the including this book: "Slave Songs of the United States," first published in This collection begins with a page introduction from editor File Size: KB.The small, cloth-bound book, titled Slave Songs of the United States, has a publication date of and contains a collection of plantation songs.

Could this be the first book of African.