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Sinful Tunes and Spirituals: Black Folk Music to the Civil War (Music in American Life)
Sinful Tunes and Spirituals Black Folk Music to the Civil War - Music in American Life
Author: Dena J. Epstein
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 cl...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780252071508
ISBN-10: 0252071506
Publication Date: 8/12/2003
Pages: 464
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Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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