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Sinful tunes and spirituals

Dena J. Polacheck Epstein

Sinful tunes and spirituals

Black folk music to the Civil War

by Dena J. Polacheck Epstein

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Music -- History and criticism,
  • Spirituals (Songs) -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDena J. Epstein.
    SeriesMusic in American life
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3556 .E8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 433 p. :
    Number of Pages433
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4539878M
    ISBN 100252005201
    LC Control Number77006315

    The Oxford Book of Spirituals. Vocal score. Forces or Category: SATB accompanied & unaccompanied. A collection of 29 stylistically authentic spiritual arrangements for SATB choirs. The contents span the period from to and are.


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Mar 20,  · Sinful tunes and spirituals: black folk music to the civil War Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Illini book ed. Foldoutcount 0 Identifier sinfultunesspiri00epst Identifier-ark ark://tsw0r Invoice 45 Isbn Lccn Ocr ABBYY FineReader Pages: Jan 04,  · Sinful Tunes and Spirituals is excellent also in its description of types of black music, the social contexts of its black musical performance, of performance style and associated instruments over a very long time span.

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[Dena J Epstein]. In her book entitled Sinful Tunes and Spirituals, Dena J. Epstein explores black folk music in the United States up til the civil lowdowntracks4impact.com tunes analyzed are all slave songs that have been notated on musical staff paper, something that is inherently separate from the traditio ns that black folk musicians established in their practice.

These songs were all sung by slaves, mostly in the fields. Awarded both the Chicago Folklore Prize and the Simkins Prize of the Southern Historical Association From the plaintive tunes of woe sung by exiled kings and queens of Africa to the spirited worksongs and "shouts" of freedmen, in Sinful Tunes and Spirituals Dena J.

Epstein traces the course of early black folk music in all its guises. Sinful Tunes and Spirituals Black Folk Music to the Civil War edition offers an author's preface that looks back on the twenty-five years of changes in scholarship that followed the book's original publication.

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Dec 17,  · Sinful Tunes and Spirituals: Black Folk Music to the Civil War ~ Dena J. Epstein (University of Illinois Press, ). From the plaintive tunes of woe sung by exiled kings and queens of Africa to the spirited worksongs and “shouts” of freedmen, in Sinful Tunes and Spirituals Dena J.

Epstein traces the course of early black folk music in all its guises. Awarded both the Chicago Folklore Prize and the Simkins Prize of the Southern Historical Association From the plaintive tunes of woe sung by exiled kings and queens of Africa to the spirited worksongs and "shouts" of freedmen, in Sinful Tunes and Spirituals Dena J.

Epstein traces the course of early black folk music in all its guises. This classic work is being reissued with a new author's /5(13). Aug 26,  · "The ancestors passed these songs to us. These are songs that are gifts to us today. So even though these songs were created years ago, we.

Dena J. Polacheck Epstein is the author of Sinful Tunes and Spirituals: Black Folk Music to the Civil War. Lynn Y. Weiner is the author of From Working Girl to Working Mother: The Female Labor Force in the United States, Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

The primary book for descriptions of the banjo in the Caribbean and Colonial America is Sinful Tunes and Spirituals: Black Folk Music to the Civil War by Dena J. Epstein. Nov 15,  · In her book entitled Sinful Tunes and Spirituals, Dena J. Epstein explores black folk music in the United States up til the civil war.

The tunes analyzed are all slave songs that have been notated on musical staff paper, something that is inherently separate from the traditio ns that black folk musicians established in their practice. These. Originally published inDena J. Epstein's Sinful Tunes and Spirituals cast a brilliant light on the origins of African-American folk music.

Until then, scholars had debated whether African-American folk culture reached back to Africa or began only after slavery exposed Africans to European culture. Sinful tunes and spirituals: Black folk music to the Civil War.

Urbana: University of Illinois Press. Garst, J. Mutual Reinforcement and the Origins of Spirituals. American Music, 4(4), – doi/ Giovanni, N. On my journey now: looking at African-American history through the spirituals. Cambridge, Mass. Sinful Tunes And Spirituals.

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Raffi sings this song on his Bananaphone album. Peter, Paul and Mary sing this song on their Around the Campfire album. Genre: Folk. Nov 21,  · Doo Rag sides from split double 7" with Twenty Miles.

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Dena J. "Sinful Tunes and Spirituals: Black Folk. May 04,  · THE BOOK OF AMERICAN NEGRO SPIRITUALS by James Weldon Johnson THE TALKING BOOK by Allen D.

Callahan DEEP RIVER and THE NEGRO SPIRITUAL SPEAKS OF LIFE AND DEATH by Howard Thurman. May 28,  · The spirituals are a collection of slave African American poetry and songs that were collected and analyzed by Dena J. Epstein in a book titled Sinful Tunes: Black Folk Music to the Civil War.

In this book, Dena J. Epstein analyses the course of. Jan 01,  · 5 Johnson, James Weldon, ed., introduction to The Books of American Negro Spirituals: Book I (New York, ), quoted in Katz, pp. xxxvii–lowdowntracks4impact.com also Brown, Sterling, Negro Poetry and Drama and The Negro in American Fiction (New York, ), pp.

15 – In his discussion of the ‘philosophy’ of the spitituals, Brown (writing in ), commended Johnson's work in ‘stirring a Cited by: 6. Veiled Testimony: Negro Spirituals and the Slave Experience (New York, ).

For a discussion of this collection see Dean J. Epstein, Sinful Tunes and Spirituals: Black Folk Music to the Civil War (University of Illinois Press, ), ed., introduction to The Books of American Negro Spirituals: Book I (New York, ), quoted in Katz.

Her book on the topic, Sinful Tunes and Spirituals: black folk music to the Civil War, was awarded the Chicago Folklore Prize and the Simkins Prize of the Southern Historical Association. Even classic, if now dated, works examining the songs - including Lawrence Levine's Black Culture and Black Consciousness (CH, Jul'77) and Dena Epstein's Sinful Tunes and Spirituals (CH, Sep'78) - fail to discuss the poetic aspects of the songs.

Ramey (CSU, Los Angeles) attempts to fill this glaring void with this erudite yet readable volume. Reference and research notes, illustration photographs and other materials for her book Sinful Tunes and Spirituals: Black Folk Music to the Civil War (Urbana and Chicago, Illinois: University of Illinois Press, ) make up a large portion of the papers, in addition to the correspondence.

Spirituals African-American sacred folk songs are known as anthems, hymns, spiritual songs, jubilees, gospel songs, or spirituals, though the distinctions among these terms are not precise. Spiritual song was widely used in English and American tune books from the eighteenth century, but spiritual has not been found in print before the Civil War.

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Links & Information. In the s, after 25 years of research on her own, Dena Epstein published a series of papers and her monumental book, Sinful Tunes and Spirituals: Black Folks Music to the Civil War, which shattered myths that African slaves arrived in the Americas "culturally naked." She documented a musical culture among Africans and.

Following this were the practices of slavery on plantations in the southern United States. Last was the conversion of the slave population to Christianity. Dena Epstein’s groundbreaking book Sinful Tunes and Spirituals brilliantly chronicles this historical development, and I heartily recommend it.

The Black in Jackson's White Spirituals* BY WILLIAM H. TALLMADGE ENA EPSTEIN'S Sinful Tunes and Spirituals had not been pub-lished at the time when the material for the present paper was first prepared, but in the last paragraph of her book she poses a.

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(CH, Jul'77) and Dena Epstein's Sinful Tunes and Spirituals (CH, Sep'78) - fail to discuss the poetic.Jazz: Sinful Or Spiritual?

"Tain't no sin to step out of your skin and dance around in your bones" In an article published in the Women’s Home Journal in entitled, “Does Jazz Put The Sin In Syncopation?” the following words are found: “Jazz originally was the accompaniment of the voodoo dancer, stimulating the half-crazed barbarian to the vilest deeds.