M26Lecture06F08

M26Lecture06F08 - Appalachia: white religious music baptism...

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Lecture 6, Sept. 18 Anglo-American Religious Music African American Religious Music Appalachia: white religious music baptism in river ( High, Lonesome Sound ) Ron Thompson’s story about Reverend Foote leads to a new religious song performed in traditional bluegrass style by Thompson’s Dry Branch Fire Squad which will appear at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in Golden Gate Park, October 4 Spiritual: “Lay My Burden Down” Spirituals songs created by slaves — called Negro or folk spiritual often based on events or passages in the Bible — the Old Testament could be sung solo or by a group with great latitude for expressiveness, or
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Fisk Jubilee Singers arranged spirituals performance style altered to suit Euro-American concert aesthetics for chorus (Fisk Jubilee Singers, 1871) “Were You There” for soloist with piano (Harry Burleigh, 1916) “Deep River” (listen on bspace) small groups (often quartets) became popular, too “Roll, Jordan, Roll” Ring Shout — African roots
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