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On the trail of Negro folk-songs

Dorothy Scarborough

On the trail of Negro folk-songs

by Dorothy Scarborough

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Published by Folklore Associates in Hatboro, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Music -- History and criticism.,
  • African Americans -- Music.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Dorothy Scarborough, assisted by Ola Lee Gulledge. Foreword by Roger D. Abrahams.
    GenreMusic.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3556 .S3 1925a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 295 p.
    Number of Pages295
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5890415M
    LC Control Number63024576
    OCLC/WorldCa422753

    Scarborough, Dorothy. On the Trail of Negro Folk-Songs. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, Songs of Many Nations: Ninety-Six Pages of Folk Songs-From All Lands, Hymns-Ageless but Timely, Rounds-Sacred or Secular, Negro Spiritual-Spontaneous Melodies Lynn Rohrbaugh and Kathryn Rohrbaugh Published by Cooperative recreation ().

    A collection of over eight hundred songs, representing most of the southern states and every type of negro folk-song. There are short chapters on twelve of the thirteen groups of songs, and longer chapters on the negro song in general and on religious songs. The full annotations show the history of each song and its connection with other published songs.5/5(1). Cotton-Eyed Joe probably originated as a folk song among African-American slaves before the Civil War. It’s even officially designated with a number in the Roud Folk Song Index as Roud One of the more well-known versions of the song appeared.

    On The Trail Of Negro Folk-Songs; Scarborough. I. On the Trail of Negro Folk-Songs; II. Negro's Part Transmitting Songs and Ballads; III. Negro Ballads; IV. Dance-Songs or "Reels" V. Children's Game Songs; VI. Lullabies; VII. Songs About Animals; VIII. Work Songs; IX. Railroad Songs; X. Blues; Afterward American Ballads and Folk Songs- John. Lomax’s books include Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads, American Ballads and Folk Songs, Negro Folk Songs as Sung by Leadbelly, and Our Singing Country, the last three coauthored with his son Alan Lomax. Adventures of a Ballad Hunter is a memoir of Lomax’s eventful life. It recalls his early years and the fruitful decades he spent on.


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Emily Dorothy Scarborough was an American writer who wrote about Texas, folk culture, cotton farming, ghost stories and women's life in the Southwest. Scarborough was born in Mount Carmel, Texas. At the age of four she moved to Sweetwater, Texas for her mother's health, as her mother needed the drier climate.4/5(2).

On The Trail Of Negro Folk-Songs, Contents list & Page Numbers. deduct from numbers given to get the original book page number. On the Trail of Negro Folk-Songs 1st Edition by Dorothy Scarborough (Author), Ola Lee Gulledge (Contributor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of Cited by: Internet Archive BookReader On the trail of negro folk-songs.

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$ • £ • € ISBN Publication Date: 01/01/ Short. pages. Find at a Library» Cite This Book. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc Music: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Scarborough, Dorothy, On the trail of Negro folk-songs. On the trail of Negro folk-songs --The Negro's part in transmitting the traditional songs and ballads --Negro ballads --Dance-songs, or "reels" --Children's game-songs --Lullabies --Songs about animals --Work-songs --Railroad songs --Blues.

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If you have holds on the shelf, they will be held until we reopen. On the trail of negro folk-songs by Scarborough, Dorothy, Publication date Topics African Americans -- Music -- History and criticism, African Americans -- Music Publisher Cambridge, [Mass.]: Harvard University Press, Collection houstonlibrary; americana Digitizing sponsor.

Several books collecting and commenting on black American folk songs were published in the s, and this page book is the best. White was remarkably thorough at taking fragments of song lyrics collected from black folk singers in relatively recent years (mostly in and ) and comparing them to each other and to earlier sources with admirable Cited by: ON THE TRAIL OF NEGRO FOLK-SONGS A Collection Of Negro Traditional & Folk Songs with Sheet Music Lyrics & Commentaries - online book.

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The subject of Negro folk music has been with us for a long while now, and, when I began to put this book together, I entertained the thought that perhaps there was really nothing new to say about it. History. The origins of this song are unclear, although it pre-dates the – American Civil War.

American folklorist Dorothy Scarborough (–) noted in her book On the Trail of Negro Folk-songs, that several people remembered hearing the song before the war.

Scarborough's account of the song came from her sister, Mrs. George Scarborough, who Genre: Country folk. Dorothy Scarborough’s book, On the Trail of Negro Folk-Songs, contains music sent to her by friends and strangers who knew she was collecting songs to include in a published book.

It was published inand contains some songs."Run, Nigger, Run" (Roud ) is an African-American folk song, first documented inwhich is known from numerous versions. Growing out of the rise of slave patrols in the slave-owning southern United States, the song is about and follows an unnamed black man who attempts to run from a slave patrol and avoid capture.

This folk song was released as a .All Smithsonian museums and Smithsonian Libraries locations continue to be closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID We are not announcing a re-opening date at this time and will provide updates on a regular and as-needed basis.