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The power of Black music : interpreting its history from Africa to the United States

Author: Samuel A Floyd
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©1995.
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This study of the development of African-American music and its influence in America shows how African myths and ritual - especially the "ring-shout" dances that were ubiquitous in West Africa -  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Music
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Floyd, Samuel A.
Power of Black music.
New York : Oxford University Press, c1995
(DLC) 94000021
(OCoLC)29670104
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel A Floyd
ISBN: 9780198024378 0198024371
OCLC Number: 72565771
Description: 1 online resource (316 p.) : ill.
Responsibility: Samuel A. Floyd, Jr.
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"Diligently traces the history of Black music--its African influences and evolution."--Emerge"Dares to take on the whole span of black musical history."--Chicago Tribune"Important...An exceptionally Read more...

 
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