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INDEX—Continued
"Reel Tunes," 16.
Reid, Ogden Mills, Editor of the
N. Y. Tribune, acknowledgements
to, viii. Religion and music, 9, 29. Reltgion so sweet, 49. Religious character of the plantation
folksongs, 42. Remon, Remon, 122. Rhythm and rhythmical distortions,
6,9S. Rhyvelgyrch Cadpen Morgan, 10, 169. Rice, 'T>addy " 16. Richardson, the Rev. J., quoted, 97. River, roustabout and rowing songs,
34, 48, 49, 51. Roche, Louise, 38, 39. Roll, Jordan, roll, 102, 165. Romaika, 33. Roosevelt, Theodore, 92. Root, George F., The Battle-Cry of
Freedom, 17. Round about the mountain, 63. Runo songs of the Finns, 8. Russell, W. H., "My Diary, North
and South," quoted, 111. Russia, folksongs of, 5; influence of
suffering, 6; dances, 6.
Saint-Cast, Battle of, 9,169. Salas, Brindis de, 59. Sanko, African instrument, 62. Sanskrit prayers in China, 36. Sans-Souci. Martinique dancing so­ciety, 145. Satire in songs of the Creoles, 140
et seq. Scales, origin of, 91$ Oriental, 91. Schauenburg, "Reisen in Central-
Afrika," Quoted, 66. Schweinfurth, Dr. Georg, "Heart of
Afrika," quoted, 64, 113. Scotch songs, 83. Second, the augmented interval in
folksongs, 7, 84. Secular songs, paucity of, among
American slave songs, 28, 34. Serbs, augmented second in their
music, 7. "Settin' up" in the Bahamas, 107. Seventh (interval), flatted, 69, 70,
71; omitted, o9, 70; raised to
leading-tone in minor, 69. Seward, Theodore F« 42, 95. Shamans of the North American
Indians, 107. Shock along, John, 48. fShout" and "Shouting," 32 et seq.;
9S, 106,109,112.
Sibree, the Rev. James W., quoted, 97.
Sierra Leone, singing of the negroes in, 44, 60.
Silcher, Friedrich, Zu Strassburg auf der Schanz, 2; Ich toeiss nicht, to as soil es bedeuten, 2.
Sixth (interval), major in minor scales, 69, 70, 81, 84; omitted, 69, 84.
Slavery in America, 36, 56 et seq.
Slaves, American, not all negroes, 56.
"Slave Songs of the United States" (collection), vi, 16, 17, 26, 29, 32, 34, 42, 43, 48, 49, 50, S3, 71, 81, 91,97,100,109 116, 121,138.
Smith, Captain John, on rattles in Virginia, 13.
Snap (Scots', Scotch, Scottish, etc.), 6, 48, 68, 83, 92 et seq., 135.
Socos, 57.
Some come cripple, 158.
Soyaux, Hermann, "Aus West-Afri-ka," quoted, 44, 60.
Spanish melody on African rhythm, 83.
Spaulding, H. G., credit, vi; "Under the Palmetto," quoted, 12, 17, 43.
Spencer, Herbert, his theory on the origin of music, 3, 4, 29.
Spirituals, 16.
Spohr, Louis, on intervals in folk­song, 72.
Squire, Irving, "American History and Encyclopaedia of Music, quoted, 47.
Strathspey reel, 92.
Structural forms of the Afro-Ameri­can folksongs, 100 el seq.
Suffering, provocative of folksong, 4.
Sweden, folksongs of, 5.
Tate him to the gully, 24.
Tango, 93, 114.
Tant sirop est doux, 116, 117.
Tiersot, Julien, his monograph on American folksongs, quoted, vi, 32, 35, 36, 84, 135, 138.
Tomlinson, Reuben, 50.
To, to, to, 166.
Tramp, tramp, tramp, 23.
Tribune, New York newspaper, cre­dited, iii, iv.
Triple time in negro songs, 95.
Trowbridge, Col., quoted, 50.
Tschaikowsky, "Pathetic" symphony, 8.
Turiault, "Etude sur la Langue Creole," quoted, 40l
Turkey-trot, 93, 114.
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