Slave Songs Of the Georgia Sea Islands

By: Parrish, Lydia

Price: $99.97

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Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Black cloth cover with picture . Red and silver lettering. Very clean contents small tear in top of spine otherwise fine condition. Music transcribed by Creighton Churchill and Robert MacGimsey, introduction by Olin Downes, the book represents 25 years of research by the author, Lydia Parrish, the wife of the famous artist and illustrator Maxfield Parrish, filled with music, maps, photos, and other illustrations. Includes chapters on Slave Songs and their preservation, African survivals on the Coast of Georgia, Afro-American Shout Songs, Ring-Play Dance and Fiddle Songs, Religious songs, Work Songs, and B ibliography. Also contanis a listo of the music and a listof illustrations. Complete bibliography. Scarce.; Musical score, photo, map; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 256 pages

Book Title: Slave Songs Of the Georgia Sea Islands

Author Name: Parrish, Lydia

Categories: African American,

Edition: First Edition; First Impression

Publisher: New York, Creative Age Press: 1942

Binding (hardback, paperback, etc.): Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID or SKU: 52513

Keywords: Slavery African American Civil War Folk Songs Religion Georgia Maxfield Parrish Negro music,