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Music of the common tongue : survival and celebration in African American music

Author: Christopher Small
Publisher: Hanover, N.H. : University Press of New England, ©1998.
Series: Music/culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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""A magnificent book about Afro-American music and its impact on western culture. ""?Race and Class.
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Small, Christopher, 1927-
Music of the common tongue.
Hanover, N.H. : University Press of New England, ©1998
(DLC) 98023578
(OCoLC)39007247
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Small
ISBN: 0585371245 9780585371245 0819563579 9780819563576 1283110296 9781283110297 9786613110299 6613110299 081957225X 9780819572257
OCLC Number: 48138608
Language Note: English.
Notes: Originally published: London : J. Calder ; New York : Riverrun Press, 1987. With new preface.
"Wesleyan University Press."
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 495 pages)
Contents: Africans, Europeans and the making of music --
On the ritual of performance --
Rituals for survival I: an extatic delight in psalmody --
On cultures and their fusion --
Styles of encounter I: a need in white culture --
On value and values --
Rituals for survival II: the sheer power of song --
On literacy and nonliteracy --
Styles of encounter II: adjusting to white culture --
On improvisation --
Styles of encounter III: a lot of loving going on --
On the decline of a music --
Styles and rituals: wanting to be part of that music --
On records and rewards --
Styles of encounter IV: a very satisfactory black-music circle --
Confronting the rational God.
Series Title: Music/culture.
Responsibility: Christopher Small.

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