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Artificially Made ' Coon Songs ' . " The writer , a native of Alexandria , Louisiana , traces the origin of such popular songs as " De New Bully " and " Mistah Johnson , Tu'n Me Loose " back to folk roots . Discussion of worksongs and ...

Author: Eileen Southern

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 0313249180

Category: Music

Page: 365

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"As any well-organized, carefully annotated bibliography does, this work by Southern and Wright brings order out of chaos. . . . This useful bibliography is recommended for libraries on all campuses where there is an interest in the black experience." Choice
1990 By Eileen Southern

Conway's 1995 study , African Banjo Echoes in Appalachia , credited Sinful Tunes with providing the basis for her work ... Among them appeared AfricanAmerican Traditions in Song , Sermon , Tale , and Dance , 1600s - 1920 : An Annotated ...

Author: Dena J. Epstein

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

ISBN: 0252071506

Category: Music

Page: 433

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Awarded both the Chicago Folklore Prize and the Simkins Prize of the Southern Historical Association From the plaintive tunes of woe sung by exiled kings and queens of Africa to the spirited worksongs and "shouts" of freedmen, in Sinful Tunes and Spirituals Dena J. Epstein traces the course of early black folk music in all its guises. This classic work is being reissued with a new author's preface on the silver anniversary of its original publication.
2003 By Dena J. Epstein

The slaves who originally sang these songs certainly didn't have any. ... Eileen Southern's and Josephine Wright's African-American Traditions in Song, Sermon, Tale, and Dance, 1600s1920 2 provides annotations to early sources on ...

Author: Kathleen A. Abromeit

Publisher: A-R Editions, Inc.

ISBN: 9780895797995

Category: Music

Page: 301

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Spirituals originated among enslaved Africans in America during the colonial era. They resonate throughout African American history from that time to the civil rights movement, from the cotton fields to the concert stage, and influenced everything from gospel music to blues and rap. They have offered solace in times of suffering, served as clandestine signals on the Underground Railroad, and been a source of celebration and religious inspiration. Spirituals are born from the womb of African American experience, yet they transcend national, disciplinary, and linguistic boundaries as they connect music, theology, literature and poetry, history, society, and education. In doing so, they reach every aspect of human experience. To make sense of the immense impact spirituals have made on music, culture, and society, this bibliography cites writings from a multidisciplinary perspective. This annotated bibliography documents articles, books, and dissertations published since 1902. Of those, 150 are books; 80 are chapters within books; 615 are journal articles, and 150 are dissertations, along with a selection of highly significant items published before 1920. The most recent publications included date from early 2014. Disciplines researched include music, literature and poetry, American history, religion, and African American Studies. Items included in the annotated bibliography are limited to English-language sources that were published in the United States and focus on African American spirituals in the United States, but there are a few select citations that focus on spirituals outside of the United States. Of the one thousand annotations, they are divided, roughly evenly, between: general studies and geographical studies; information about early spirituals; use of spirituals in art music, church music, and popular music; composers who based music on spirituals; performers of spirituals (ensembles and individuals); Bible, theology, and religious education; literature and poetry; pedagogical considerations, including the teaching of spirituals as well as prominent educators; reference works and a list of resources that were unavailable for review but are potentially useful. This book also offers considerable depth on particular topics such as the Fisk Jubilee Singers and William Grant Still with over thirty citations devoted to each. At the same time, materials included are quite diverse, with topics such as spirituals in Zora Neale Hurston’s novels; bible studies based on spirituals; enriching the teaching of geography through spirituals; Marian Anderson’s historic concert at the Lincoln Memorial; spiritual roots of rap; teaching dialect to singers; expressing African American religion in spirituals; Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s music; slave tradition of singing among the Gullah. The book contains indices by author, subject, and spiritual title. Additionally, an appendix of spirituals by biblical reference, listing both spiritual title to scriptural reference as well as scripture to spiritual title is included. T. L. Collins, Christian educator, compiled the appendix.
2015-01-01 By Kathleen A. Abromeit

Iconography of Music in African-American Culture (1770s-1920s) Eileen J. Southern, Josephine Wright ... while we were preparing for publication our work African-American Traditions in Song, Sermon, Tale, and Dance, 1600S1920: An ...

Author: Eileen J. Southern

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135657093

Category: Music

Page: 326

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This lavishly illustrated book brings together for the first time a significant body of imagery devoted to the traditional culture of the African-American slave.
2019-01-04 By Eileen J. Southern

For documented references to early black folk preaching , see Eileen Southern and Josephine Wright , eds . , African American Traditions in Song , Sermon , Tale and Dance , 1600s - 1920 ( Westport , Conn .: Greenwood Press , 1990 ) . 4.

Author: Vincent L. Wimbush

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 9781725230897

Category: Religion

Page: 912

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Perhaps no other group of people has been as much formed by biblical texts and tropes as African Americans. From literature and the arts to popular culture and everyday life, the Bible courses through black society and culture like blood through veins. Despite the enormous recent interest in African American religion, relatively little attention has been paid to the diversity of ways in which African Americans have utilized the Bible. African Americans and the Bible is the fruit of a four-year collaborative research project directed by Vincent L. Wimbush and funded by the Lilly Endowment. It brings together scholars and experts (sixty-eight in all) from a wide range of academic and artistic fields and disciplines--including ethnography, cultural history, and biblical studies as well as art, music, film, dance, drama, and literature. The focus is on the interaction between the people known as African Americans and that complex of visions, rhetorics, and ideologies known as the Bible. As such, the book is less about the meaning(s) of the Bible than about the Bible and meaning(s), less about the world(s) of the Bible than about how worlds and the Bible interact--in short, about how a text constructs a people and a people constructs a text. It is about a particular sociocultural formation but also about the dynamics that obtain in the interrelation between any group of people and sacred texts in general. Thus African Americans and the Bible provides an exemplum of sociocultural formation and a critical lens through which the process of sociocultural formation can be viewed.
2012-09-01 By Vincent L. Wimbush

The Music of Black Americans: A History. 1971. 3rd ed., New York: W.W. Norton, 1997. ———, and Josephine Wright. African American Traditions in Song, Sermon, Tale, and Dance, 1600s1920: An Annotated Bibliography of Literature, ...

Author: Portia K. Maultsby

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781315472089

Category: Music

Page: 418

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Issues in African American Music: Power, Gender, Race, Representation is a collection of twenty-one essays by leading scholars, surveying vital themes in the history of African American music. Bringing together the viewpoints of ethnomusicologists, historians, and performers, these essays cover topics including the music industry, women and gender, and music as resistance, and explore the stories of music creators and their communities. Revised and expanded to reflect the latest scholarship, with six all-new essays, this book both complements the previously published volume African American Music: An Introduction and stands on its own. Each chapter features a discography of recommended listening for further study. From the antebellum period to the present, and from classical music to hip hop, this wide-ranging volume provides a nuanced introduction for students and anyone seeking to understand the history, social context, and cultural impact of African American music.
2016-10-26 By Portia K. Maultsby

The Music of Black Americans: A History. 3rd ed. New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 1997. Southern, Eileen, and Josephine Wright. African-American Traditions in Song, Sermon, Tale, and Dance, 1600s1920: An Annotated Bibliography of ...

Author: Tammy Kernodle

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9780313342004

Category: Music

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African Americans' historical roots are encapsulated in the lyrics, melodies, and rhythms of their music. In the 18th and 19th centuries, African slaves, longing for emancipation, expressed their hopes and dreams through spirituals. Inspired by African civilization and culture, as well as religion, art, literature, and social issues, this influential, joyous, tragic, uplifting, challenging, and enduring music evolved into many diverse genres, including jazz, blues, rock and roll, soul, swing, and hip hop. Providing a lyrical history of our nation, this groundbreaking encyclopedia, the first of its kind, showcases all facets of African American music including folk, religious, concert and popular styles. Over 500 in-depth entries by more than 100 scholars on a vast range of topics such as genres, styles, individuals, groups, and collectives as well as historical topics such as music of the Harlem Renaissance, the Black Arts Movement, the Civil Rights Movement, and numerous others. Offering balanced representation of key individuals, groups, and ensembles associated with diverse religious beliefs, political affiliations, and other perspectives not usually approached, this indispensable reference illuminates the profound role that African American music has played in American cultural history. Editors Price, Kernodle, and Maxile provide balanced representation of various individuals, groups and ensembles associated with diverse religious beliefs, political affiliations, and perspectives. Also highlighted are the major record labels, institutions of higher learning, and various cultural venues that have had a tremendous impact on the development and preservation of African American music. Among the featured: Motown Records, Black Swan Records, Fisk University, Gospel Music Workshop of America, The Cotton Club, Center for Black Music Research, and more. With a broad scope, substantial entries, current coverage, and special attention to historical, political, and social contexts, this encyclopedia is designed specifically for high school and undergraduate students. Academic and public libraries will treasure this resource as an incomparable guide to our nation's African American heritage.
2010-12-17 By Tammy Kernodle

Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, Leon F. Litwack, Darlene Clark Hine, Board of Trustees Professor of African American ... and publications are referenced in African - American Traditions in Song , Sermon , Tale , and Dance , 1600s - 1920 ...

Author: Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674002768

Category: Social Science

Page: 923

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Compiles information and interpretations on the past 500 years of African American history, containing essays on historical research aids, bibliographies, resources for womens' issues, and an accompanying CD-ROM providing bibliographical entries.

Eileen Southern and Josephine Wright, ed., African-American Traditions in Song, Sermon, Tale, and Dance 16001920: An Annotated Bibliography of Literature, Collections, and Artworks (New York: Greenwood Publishing Group, 1990), pp. 7–8.

Author: Felicia Raphael Marie Barber

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781793635358

Category: History

Page: 200

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Perfect for conductors and performers alike, this book traces the history of African American English (AAE), its use in African-American Spirituals, and the sociolinguistic impact of the dialect in the United States. The author also synthesizes research on the topic from the past century with application guidelines for teachers and performers.

AfricanAmerican Traditions in Song, Sermon, Tale, and Dance, 1600s1920: An Annotated Bibliography of Literature, Collections, and Artworks. The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Black Music. New York: Greenwood Press. xlv, 365 p.

Author: Jennifer Post

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136705182

Category: Music

Page: 472

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First published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
2013-03-01 By Jennifer Post