Afro-American Music: A Demonstration Recording

Afro-American Music: A Demonstration Recording

produced by Willis James (Folkways Records, 1970), 1 hour 46 mins

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Field of Interest
American Music
Description

Willis James, former chairman of the Music Department at Spelman College, looks at how the complex musical and linguistic practices of west coast African cultures have been translated into the musical practices of African Americans. In this lecture performance, he covers spirituals, work songs, blues and jazz.

Content Type
Music recording
Duration
1 hour 46 mins
Format
Audio
Sub Genre
Folk Music, Documentary, Music Instruction
Label
Folkways Records
Producer
Willis James
Release Date
1970
Subject
American Music, World Music, Music & Performing Arts, American Studies, Gospel Music, United States and Canada, Música Gospel, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá, United States
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Música Gospel, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá

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