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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 91–94.
Published: 01 September 1992
... Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 Negro Music ín the Americas When Antonín Dvo ák came to the United States and announced publicly that Negro music should become the basis for a new school of American music, he caused a storm of discussion that has not yet abated, despite...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 95–96.
Published: 01 September 1992
... Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 For Finer Negro Music No matter where I go, no matter to whom I talk, I am always asking for a better opportunity for the musical development of the Negro in America. For years it has been my constant plea that young persons especially be given...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 105–108.
Published: 01 September 1992
... Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 The Negro and His Music When one discusses the Negro "stereotype" he speaks of something that colored people have been fighting for many years something that extends to almost all art-expressions in which colored people are portrayed. Films, up...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 207–214.
Published: 01 September 1992
... Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 The Negro Musician in America Perhaps no group of participants in the entire history of music has been so greatly influenced by social, economic, and environmental factors as the American Negro. This influence has affected both the type of music...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 97–99.
Published: 01 September 1992
... Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 A Negro Symphony Orchestra Since 1937, when a Los Angeles publication mentioned the fact that one of my ideals is the realization of a Negro Symphony Orchestra so fine that it would rank with and perhaps surpass the best in the world, several...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 192–193.
Published: 01 September 1992
... Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 Serious Music: New Field for the Negro It has been equally a pleasure and a challenge to be colored and to be composing serious music in the United States: a pleasure, because it is exciting to be competing in a new field; a challenge, because...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 88–90.
Published: 01 September 1992
... Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 Are Negro Composers Handicapped? When the editor of The Baton asked me the question that appears as the title of this article, I wondered idly whether he expected me to reply with a fervent denunciation of existing conditions, or to sob out...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 56–67.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 I Religious Folk-Songs of the Negro The Negro folk-songs in this volume are arranged in a sequence whose order differs, I believe, from that of any previous publication. The regarding of the songs as actual hymns makes such an arrange- ment...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 20–22.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 Helping to Lay Foundation for Negro Music of the Future To those of us who believe with Dvorak that "the future music of this country must be founded on what is called Negro melodies" it is gratifying to see the large number of composers who...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 42–47.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 Negro Music ol the Present On page seventy-two of his "American Masters of Painting," Mr. Charles H. Caffin makes the following statement: "So far as could be judged from the showing made by American painters at previous expositions, they were...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 120–129.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 Negro Music In the discussion of a subject so specialized as Negro Music, one must take into account the effect of tradition; and though, when compared with the Old World, it may seem that America is too young to have many traditions of much...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 102–103.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 The Deft Collection of Negro Spirituals Whether the program be civic, religious, artistic, or commercial, there is hardly anything which is so certain of creating added inter- est and appeal as a group of well-sung Negro spirituals...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 51–53.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 Review of Negro Workaday Songs As a Southern State North Carolina is well known for its unusual educational platform; its State University has also earned for itself an enviable reputation largely because of the work done by its De- partment...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 29–33.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 Development of Negro Secular Music That "it is an ill wind which blows nobody good," is proven by the fact that while the minstrel shows did much in lowering the tone and establishing a false impression of Negro music, yet they also were...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 48–50.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 Review of The Book of American Negro Spirituals This title is an incentive to conjecture. What should a book contain which is designed to be "the" Book of American Negro Spirituals; how should the matter be treated and what spirit should...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 114–119.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 I The Development of the Negro Spiritual The period around 1850 in America represents one of the greatest anomalies of social history; for while thousands of Negroes were in the most abject slavery in the Southern States, where even attempts...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 68–69.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 As the Negro School Sings The present high tide of interest in the Negro folk song is not, or should not be, without significance to Negro schools, especially those institutions dedicated to fitting the youth of the race for life work. Unheard...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 23–28.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 The Emancipation of Negro Music There is hardly any folk music which so poignantly touches all the fundamentals of life as that of the American Negro. Though the worth of this music is not yet generally appreciated, even by the Negroes...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 104–107.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 Understanding the Negro Spiritual For the proper rendition of any music, a knowledge of what was the intention of its creator is invaluable to the interpreter. In the case of the Negro spiritual, it should be remembered that the experiences...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 34–41.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 The Development of Negro Religious Music The recogmuon of development in religious Negro music was greeted with no such manifestations of encouragement as those which tended to make the exhibition of secular Negro effusions in Carnegie Hall so...