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The Resource A language of song : journeys in the musical world of the African diaspora, Samuel Charters

A language of song : journeys in the musical world of the African diaspora, Samuel Charters

Label
A language of song : journeys in the musical world of the African diaspora
Title
A language of song
Title remainder
journeys in the musical world of the African diaspora
Statement of responsibility
Samuel Charters
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This text recounts experiences from a half-century spent following, documenting, recording, and writing about the Africa-influenced music of the United States, Brazil and the Caribbean
Cataloging source
NcD/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1929-2015
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Charters, Samuel
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML423.C494
LC item number
.A3 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Charters, Samuel
  • Music
  • Music
  • Music
  • Musik
  • Afrikaner
Label
A language of song : journeys in the musical world of the African diaspora, Samuel Charters
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [339]-342) and index
Contents
A griot's art : the story of everything -- Canaries, canarios : a new music in an old world -- Go down chariot : The Georgia Sea Islands and Fanny Kemble. The slavery spirituals, Lydia Parrish and Zora Neale Hurston -- Skiffles, tubs and washboards : good time music before the Blues -- Red Clark's list : New Orleans street jazz and the Eureka brass band in the 1950s -- A dance in ragged time : "Shake the world's foundation with the maple leaf rag!" -- Gal, you got to go back to Bimini : The Bahamas, its rhymers, and Joseph Spence -- Pretenders, caressers, lions, and a mighty sparrow : Trinidad's sweet calypso -- It be like thunder if a man live close : nights in Trinidad's pan yards -- Reggae is a new bag : Kingston streets, Kingston nights -- To feel the spirit : Gospel song in the great churches of Harlem -- A prince of zydeco : Louisiana's zydeco blues and good rockin' dopsie -- Como se llama este ritmo? : Bebo Valdés, the music of Cuba, and the Buena Vista social club -- Bahia nights : Carnival in Brazil's black world
Control code
291908097
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 352 p.
Isbn
9780822343585
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008055237
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)291908097
Label
A language of song : journeys in the musical world of the African diaspora, Samuel Charters
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [339]-342) and index
Contents
A griot's art : the story of everything -- Canaries, canarios : a new music in an old world -- Go down chariot : The Georgia Sea Islands and Fanny Kemble. The slavery spirituals, Lydia Parrish and Zora Neale Hurston -- Skiffles, tubs and washboards : good time music before the Blues -- Red Clark's list : New Orleans street jazz and the Eureka brass band in the 1950s -- A dance in ragged time : "Shake the world's foundation with the maple leaf rag!" -- Gal, you got to go back to Bimini : The Bahamas, its rhymers, and Joseph Spence -- Pretenders, caressers, lions, and a mighty sparrow : Trinidad's sweet calypso -- It be like thunder if a man live close : nights in Trinidad's pan yards -- Reggae is a new bag : Kingston streets, Kingston nights -- To feel the spirit : Gospel song in the great churches of Harlem -- A prince of zydeco : Louisiana's zydeco blues and good rockin' dopsie -- Como se llama este ritmo? : Bebo Valdés, the music of Cuba, and the Buena Vista social club -- Bahia nights : Carnival in Brazil's black world
Control code
291908097
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 352 p.
Isbn
9780822343585
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008055237
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)291908097

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