Black Music of Two Worlds

Black Music of Two Worlds

produced by John Storm Roberts (Folkways Records, 1977), 1 hour 30 mins

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Field of Interest
American Music
"The subject of this album is the meeting of three musical traditions—African, Arab, and European—to create a fourth tradition of great richness and international impact, that of the Black New World. It is hardly surprising that Afro-American music is so rich. It draws form three major European sources—English, French, and Iberian (Spanish and Portuguese)—as well as several western African traditions..."
John Storm Roberts

"El objeto de este álbum es analizar el encuentro de tres tradiciones musicales, la africana, la árabe y la europea, para crear una cuarta tradición de gran riqueza e impacto internacional, la cultura negra del Nuevo Mundo. En realidad, no es sorprendente que la música afro-americana sea tan rica como lo es, ya que proviene de tres importantes fuentes europeas, Inglaterra, Francia y la península Ibérica, así como de varias tradiciones del oeste africano..."
John Storm Roberts

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Content Type
Music recording
1 hour 30 mins
Sub Genre
Dance, Call and Response, Work Song
Folkways Records
John Storm Roberts
Release Date
American Music, World Music, Music & Performing Arts, American Studies, Folk Music, United States and Canada, Africa, Música Folk, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá, África
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Música Folk, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá, África

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