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Negro folk-songs : the Hampton series, books I-IV, complete /
[collected by] Natalie Curtis-Burlin.
imprint
New York : Dover Publications, 2001.
description
1 score (vii, 167 p.) ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0486418804
format(s)
Score
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series title
imprint
New York : Dover Publications, 2001.
isbn
0486418804
contents note
Bk. 1. Spirituals: O ride on, Jesus ; Go down, Moses ; Couldn't hear nobody pray ; Good news, chariot's comin'! -- bk. 2. Spirituals: 'Tis me, O Lord ; Listen to de lambs ; O ev'ry time I feel de spirit ; God's a-gwine ter move all de troubles away -- bk. 3. Work- and play-songs: Cott'n-pickin' song ; Cott'n-dance song ; Cott'n-packin' song ; Corn-shuckin' song -- bk. 4. Work- and play-songs: Peanut-pickin' song ; Hammerin' song ; Lullaby ; "Chicka-hanka" ; "Hyah, rattler!" ; "Old rags, bottles, rags!" ; 'Liza-Jane.
general note
Includes prefatory notes.
Reprint. Originally published: New York : G. Schirmer, 1918-19.
catalogue key
4856245
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Full Text Reviews
Appeared in Library Journal on 2002-02-01:
Published in 1918, this volume collects 19 traditional spirituals, works songs, and play songs, divided by category with complete words and music. Each grouping contains an essay outlining the background and social significance of the songs. A solid item for both music and history collections. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
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Main Description
Authentic record of traditional plantation songs sung by students at Virginia's Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute, brilliantly compiled and notated. Includes 19 transcriptions of spirituals, work-songs, and play-songs, each scored for male quartet with piano reduction of vocal parts, from "Go Down, Moses" to "Cott'n-pickin' song." Includes discussions of social context of the times.
Main Description
Authentic record of traditional plantation songs sung by students at Virginia's Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute, brilliantly compiled and notated. Includes 19 transcriptions of spirituals, work-songs, and play-songs, each scored for male quartet with piano reduction of vocal parts, from Go Down, Moses to Cott'n-pickin' song . Includes discussions of social context of the times.
Main Description
Authentic record of traditional plantation songs sung by students at Virginia's Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute, brilliantly compiled and notated. Includes 19 transcriptions of spirituals, work-songs and play-songs, each scored for male quartet with piano reduction of vocal parts, from "Go Down, Moses" to "Cott'n-pickin' song." Includes discussions of social context of the times.
Table of Contents
Foreword to the Hampton Seriesp. v
Spiritualsp. 1
O ride on, Jesus
Notesp. 3
Musicp. 7
Go down, Moses
Notesp. 13
Musicp. 17
Couldn't hear nobody pray
Notesp. 22
Musicp. 25
Good news, chariot's comin'!
Notesp. 32
Musicp. 34
Spiritualsp. 39
Forewordp. 41
'Tis me, O Lord
Notesp. 49
Musicp. 52
Listen to de Lambs
Notesp. 57
Musicp. 61
O ev'ry time I feel de Spirit
Notesp. 64
Musicp. 66
God's a-gwine ter move all de troubles away
Notesp. 69
Musicp. 73
Work- and Play-Songsp. 83
Forewordp. 85
"Cotton in Song"p. 87
Cott'n-Pickin' Song
Notesp. 89
Musicp. 93
Cott'n-Dance Song
Notesp. 98
Musicp. 102
Cott'n-Packin' Song
Notesp. 107
Musicp. 110
Corn-Shuckin' Song
Notesp. 111
Musicp. 114
Work- and Play-Songsp. 121
Foreword and introductory notesp. 123
Peanut-Pickin' Song
Notesp. 129
Musicp. 131
Hammerin' Song
Notesp. 140
Musicp. 146
Lullaby
Notesp. 149
Musicp. 150
"Chicka-Hanka"
Notesp. 153
Musicp. 154
"Hyah, Rattler!"
Notesp. 155
Musicp. 157
"Old Rags, Bottles, Rags!"
Notesp. 156
Musicp. 157
'Liza-Jane
Notesp. 158
Musicp. 160
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