Folk Song Of The American Negro - Online Book

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CONTENTS.
PAGE
Introduction
5
Chapter I.
African Song
7
Chapter II.
Transmigration and Transition of Song
. 16
Chapter III,
American Folk Song
26
Chapter IV.
Characters and Peculiarities
35
Chapter V.
Number and Classification
44
Joy Songs
45-49
Sorrow Songs
50-54
Sorrow Songs with, Note of Joy
55-60
Songs of Faith
60-62
Songs of Hope
62-64
Songs of Love
64, 65
Songs of Determination
66, 67
Songs of Adoration
68, 69
Songs of Patience
69,70
Songs of Courage .
71
Songs of Humility
72
Chapter VI.
Birth and Growth of Certain Songs, with Exposition
76
Chapter VII.
Agencies of Preservation and Development...
90
Chapter VIII
The Tour of the Original Jubilee Singers.....
101
Chapter IX.
What the Negro's Music Means to Him.......
110
Chapter X.
122








E-Book - An Annotated Compendium of Old Time American Songs by James Alverson III