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Music of the common tongue [electronic resource] : survival and celebration in African American music / Christopher Small.

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  • ISBN: 0585371245 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9780585371245 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0819563579 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780819563576 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xi, 495 p.)
  • Publisher: Hanover, N.H. : University Press of New England, c1998.

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General Note:
Available through EBSCO
Originally published: London : J. Calder ; New York : Riverrun Press, 1987. With new preface.
"Wesleyan University Press."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Africans, Europeans and the making of music -- On the ritual of performance -- Rituals for survival I: an extatic delight in psalmody -- On cultures and their fusion -- Styles of encounter I: a need in white culture -- On value and values -- Rituals for survival II: the sheer power of song -- On literacy and nonliteracy -- Styles of encounter II: adjusting to white culture -- On improvisation -- Styles of encounter III: a lot of loving going on -- On the decline of a music -- Styles and rituals: wanting to be part of that music -- On records and rewards -- Styles of encounter IV: a very satisfactory black-music circle -- Confronting the rational God.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: African Americans > Music > History and criticism.
Music > United States > History and criticism.
Music > Social aspects.
MUSIC > Ethnomusicology.
Electronic books.
African Americans > Music.
Music > Instruction and study.
Music > Social aspects.
United States.
Genre: Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
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