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The R. Nathaniel Dett reader : essays on Black sacred music

Author: R Nathaniel Dett; Jon Michael Spencer
Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Article : English
Publication:Black sacred music : a journal of theomusicology. Vol. 5, no. 2 (Fall 1991)
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Music
Songs and music
Named Person: R Nathaniel Dett; R Nathaniel Dett; R Nathaniel Dett
Document Type: Article
All Authors / Contributors: R Nathaniel Dett; Jon Michael Spencer
OCLC Number: 24760497
Notes: "A special issue of Black sacred music : a journal of theomusicology."
"The focus of this reader of the complete writings of musician and scholar Robert Nathaniel Dett (1882-1943) is African American sacred music."--Preface.
Description: xiv, 138 pages : illustrations, music, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / Dominique-René de Lerma --
Preface / Jon Michael Spencer --
Introduction / Jon Michael Spencer --
The writings of R. Nathaniel Dett. Helping to lay foundation for Negro music of the future --
The emancipation of Negro music --
Development of Negro secular music --
The development of Negro religious music --
Negro music of the present --
Review of The book of American Negro spirituals --
Review of Negro workaday songs --
John W. Work --
Religious folk-songs of the Negro --
As the Negro school sings --
Notes to the Hampton Choir at Carnegie Hall --
Notes to the Hampton Choir at Symphony Hall --
Notes to the Hampton Choir at Queen's Hall --
A musical invasion of Europe --
From bell stand to throne room --
The Dett collection of Negro spirituals --
Understanding the Negro spiritual --
The authenticity of the spiritual --
The development of the Negro spiritual --
Negro music.
Other Titles: Dett reader
Essays on Black sacred music
Responsibility: edited by Jon Michael Spencer.

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