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Folk Songs of the American Negro: No. 2

MLA citation style

Work, John W., 1873-1925, and 1879-1942 Work. Folk Songs of the American Negro: No. 2. Work Brothers. 1907. Retrieved from the Atla Digital Library, https://library.soundingspirit.org/volume/folks2-1907a/page/folks2-1907a-0001.jpg.

APA citation style

Work, 1., & Work, 1. (1907). Folk Songs of the American Negro: No. 2. Retrieved from the Atla Digital Library, https://library.soundingspirit.org/volume/folks2-1907a/page/folks2-1907a-0001.jpg.

Chicago citation style

Work, John W., 1873-1925, and 1879-1942 Work. Folk Songs of the American Negro: No. 2. Work Brothers. 1907. Retrieved from the Atla Digital Library, https://library.soundingspirit.org/volume/folks2-1907a/page/folks2-1907a-0001.jpg.

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  • At the turn of the twentieth century, a new dynasty of leadership was emerging over Fisk University's Jubilee Singers and its practice, dating to the 1870s, of publishing spirituals. In just over a decade (1902–1915), brothers Frederick J. Work (1879–1942) and John W. Work II (1873–1925) collected and published three sets of spirituals and one narrative book. In spite of being labeled "Number Two," this edition of Folk Songs of the American Negro shares the same preface as its precursor, also published in 1907, and nearly all of its songs appear in the Work brothers’ previous collections. The volume even repurposed many of the music plates from their first collection, the 1902 New Jubilee Songs. Some of the versions of spirituals collected in these three volumes would go on to become the standard settings in other songbooks.
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  • 22 x 15 cm
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  • No Copyright - United States. The organization that has made the Item available believes that the Item is in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States, but a determination was not made as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. The Item may not be in the Public Domain under the laws of other countries. Please refer to the organization that has made the Item available for more information. https://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/