African banjo echoes in Appalachia : a study of folk traditions / Cecelia Conway.
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- ISBN: 0870498932
- ISBN: 9780870498930
- ISBN: 0870498924
- ISBN: 9780870498923
- Physical Description: xxviii, 394 pages : illustrations, portraits, music ; 25 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: Knoxville : The University of Tennessee Press, 2012.
- Copyright: ©1995
"4th printing, 2012"--title page verso.
"Publication of this book was supported by a grant from the Sonneck Society for American Music"--title page verso.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (unnumbered page 359-page 368) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Introduction: Griots of piedmont North Carolina and portrait of songster Will Baldwin -- Signifying at the crossroads : African-American traditions of the folk banjo -- The ritual of minstrelsy : some were buffoons, but others were apprentices -- Mountain echoes of the African banjo -- The banjo : its changing form, construction, and use -- The transmission of playing methods and tunings -- The banjo song genre : Dink Roberts's man-against-the-law songs -- "Garfield" : a man against the law, but a man with a community.
Text in English.
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