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Description - The Books Of American Negro Spirituals by James Weldon Johnson

A treasured collection of sheet music and commentary on the greatest spirituals of all time.. In two elegant and masterly prefaces, James Weldon Johnson discusses the origin and history of more than 120 of the most significant spirituals known. Favorites like "Swing Low Sweet Chariot," "Deep River," and "Go Down, Moses" are arranged for voice and piano by his brother, J. Rosamond Johnson, and considered within their African tradition.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780306812026
ISBN-10: 0306812029
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 178mm x mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 27-Nov-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - James Weldon Johnson

James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938) is recognized alongside W. E. B. Du Bois and Booker T . Washington as one of the most respected interpre ters of the black experience. Composer J. Rosamond Johnson (1873-1954) was an authority on Negro spirituals.

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