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Unformatted text preview: published tunebooks. Just because these tunes appeared earlier in print doesnt rule out the possibility that they were very old folksongs. Compilers of published tunebooks often claimed to the the composer of a tune, when in fact, they were the first person to notate the tune from the oral tradition. George Pullen Jackson wrote that experience songs usually started with some form of the come all ye opening. What were Miss Hataway and the Romish Lady (a Catholic girl) willing to give up for their religion? As you read, keep track of the several ways GP Jackson received folksongs (e.g., from someones singing them and how else?) You can get a good sense of the cultures that spawned these white spirituals from the story about Hicks Farewell. Pay particular attention to the way Elder Berryman Hickss family is described. Would those words be used in a 21 st-century news story about the family?...
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This note was uploaded on 01/14/2011 for the course MUS 355 taught by Professor Carson during the Spring '08 term at ASU.
- Spring '08