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Slave songs of the Georgia Sea Islands

Author: Lydia Parrish
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Musical score : English : Brown Thrasher edView all editions and formats

A valuable collection of folk music and lore from the Gullah culture, Slave Songs of the Georgia Sea Islands preserves the rich traditions of slave descendants on the barrier islands of Georgia by  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Music
Document Type: Musical Score
All Authors / Contributors: Lydia Parrish
ISBN: 0820323896 9780820323893
OCLC Number: 226984885
Notes: For solo voice or various combinations of voices, principally unaccompanied.
"Brown Thrasher books."
Description: xxxix, 256 pages of music : illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: [compiled by] Lydia Parrish ; foreword by Art Rosenbaum ; introduction by Olin Downes ; music transcribed by Creighton Churchill and Robert MacGimsey.


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Parrish's understanding of the African sources of African-American culture on the Georgia coast was far in advance of most thinking at the time. . . . Her deep understanding and abiding respect for Read more...

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