The Books of American Negro Spirituals: Including the Book of American Negro Spirituals and the Second Book of Negro Spirituals

by James Weldon Johnson, John Rosamond Johnson Paperback
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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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Author(s):James Weldon Johnson, John Rosamond Johnson
Binding:Paperback
Dimensions:254mm x 185mm x 26mm
ISBN:0306812029
ISBN-13:9780306812026
Dewey Decimal:782.25 3
Year:2002
Language:English