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Songs and stories of Afro-Americans

Author: Paul Glass; Richard Cuffari
Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap [1971]
Edition/Format:   Musical score : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Briefly tell the stories of black men and women who made noteworthy contributions to American music and of events in Negro history that inspired various songs. Includes music and words to many representative songs.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Document Type: Musical Score
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Glass; Richard Cuffari
ISBN: 0448024675 9780448024677
OCLC Number: 401340
Notes: Unacc.
Description: 61 pages illustrations, portraits 29 cm
Contents: The Jubilee Singers of Fisk University. "Singing George" --
The school --
The music and its background --
I'm so glad --
The gospel train --
Shine, shine --
When Moses smote the water --
Go down, Moses --
Zion's children --
Swing low, sweet chariot --
The blues. Listen, partner, listen --
Huddie Ledbetter and his song --
Irene --
River blues --
The push boat song --
Me and my captain --
Don't hesitate --
City blues --
W.C. Handy --
The hooking cow blues --
John Henry blues --
Duke Ellington --
Mood Indigo --
Solitude --
The civil rights movement and Martin Luther King, Jr. Free at last --
The roots --
The bus boycott --
Freedom road --
We shall not be moved --
Hallelujah, I'm a-travelin' --
Honor and humility --
We shall overcome --
John Henry: "Hear that hammer ring!". Song of John Henry --
Man against machine.
Responsibility: by Paul Glass, line drawings by Richard Cuffari.

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Briefly tell the stories of black men and women who made noteworthy contributions to American music and of events in Negro history that inspired various songs. Includes music and words to many representative songs.

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