The Books of American Negro Spirituals

The Books of American Negro Spirituals

Including The Book of American Negro Spirituals and The Second Book of Negro Spirituals

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In two elegant and masterly prefaces, James Weldon Johnson discusses the origin and history of more than 120 of the most significant spirituals known. Favorites like "Swing Low Sweet Chariot," "Deep River," and "Go Down, Moses" are arranged for voice and piano by his brother, J. Rosamond Johnson, and considered within their African tradition.
Publisher: [Cambridge] : Da Capo Press, 1969, c1954
ISBN: 9780306812026
Branch Call Number: 782.4216200973 Boo
Characteristics: 187, 189 p. of music ; 26 cm


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