Negro folk music, U.S.A. / Harold Courlander.


New York ; London : Columbia University Press, 1963.

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Other Title Negro folk music USA
Subjects African Americans -- Music -- Discography.
African Americans -- Music -- History and criticism.
Folk music -- United States -- History and criticism.
Folk songs, English -- United States -- History and criticism.
Folk songs.
Music -- History and criticism.
Negers.
Noirs américains -- Musique -- Discographie.
Noirs américains -- Musique -- Histoire et critique.
Noirs américains -- Musique.
Schwarze.
USA.
Volksliederen.
Volksmusik.
Volksmuziek.
Description x, 324 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1963.
Notes "The music"--Page [221]-287.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-301) and discography (pages 302-308).
Summary Discusses the essence and development of various forms of Negro folk music, both vocal and instrumental, including ballads, blues, spirituals, worksongs, Louisiana Creole songs, cries, dances, and game songs. Includes words and music for forty-three songs, and discographies.
Contents Wake up Jonah -- Job, Job -- Rock chariot -- Wonder where is my brother gone -- This may be your last time -- Move, members move -- Traveling shoes -- It's getting late in the evening -- King David -- The sun will never go down -- When you feel like moaning -- Didn't you hear -- My name's been written down -- What month was Jesus born in -- Noah, Noah -- Everywhere I go my Lord -- Israelites shouting -- Let me ride -- Dark was the night -- When Jesus met the woman at the well -- Way bye and bye -- Precious Lord, take my hand -- I'm crossing Jordan River -- Russia, let that moon alone -- Long John -- Rosie -- She done got ugly -- Captain holler hurry -- Black woman -- Motherless children -- I'm going uptown -- Careless love -- Look down -- Meet me in the bottoms -- Old lady Sally wants to jump -- Green green rocky road -- Little Sally Walker -- Just watch that lady -- Mary Mack -- John Henry -- Old John Booker.
Genre Sheet music.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)480211
(OCoLC)ocm00480211
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Courlander, Harold, 1908-1996.
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