Franklin

Echoes of Africa in folk songs of the Americas. Instrumental arrangements by Milton Kaye. English version of foreign lyrics by Margaret Marks. Drawings by Alexander Dobkin.

Author/Creator:
Landeck, Beatrice.
Edition:
2d rev. ed.
Publication:
New York, D. McKay Co. [©1969]
Format/Description:
Musical score
viii, 184 pages illustrations 29 cm
Subjects:
African Americans -- Music.
Jazz.
Folk songs -- United States -- Discography.
Folk music -- Africa.
African Americans
Folk music
Folk songs.
Jazz
Africa.
United States
Form/Genre:
Discographies.
Music.
Summary:
"Records": pages 178-181. "Partial listing of books consulted": p. 182-183.
Contents:
Aba L'Ogum
Abatutsi girls
Adeus, adeus
Amapola, La Creole-a
Aurore Pradere
Ay, caramba!
Badouma paddlers
Bamba-lele
Baquine
Blueberries
Bon soir Dames
Boomba!
Bring me li'l' water, Silvy
Buffalo driver's song
Buffalo gals
Careless love
Carolin'
Chicka hanka
Chilly winds
Chopping the cane
Choucoune
Come an' go with me
Conga passes
Dordelia Brown
Cowboy dance
Darlin' Corey
Day, dah light
Don Francisco
Down by the riverside
Everytime I feel the spirit
Ev'ry night when the sun goes in
Fai Ogoun
Fair wind's blowing
Fresh fish today
'Gelique O!
Goodbye, Venezuela
Go 'way from my window
Guaracha
Guess what I've got!
Hosanna
If you hit me
Jesu is crying
Joe Turner blues
Jongo
King of the river
La Place Congo
Last rumba
Linstead Market
Liza Jane
Long John
Looky yonder, where de sun done gone
Maiden's initiation
Mama send me
Maria-la-O
Ma Teodora
Melissa
Michie Banjo
Michie Preval
Midnight special
Mind your bittnet
No hiding place
O, Desayo!
Oh, dem golden slippers
Oh, didn't he ramble
Peas an' the rice
Panama'm tombe
Raise a ruckus tonight
Rise and stretch!
Rock-a my soul
Rock Island Line
Senhora of San Benito
Seven daughters
Shepherdess
Shoo! Shoo! Barata!
Short'nin' bread
Sing! Sing! Sing!
Somebody's knocking at your door
Strength of the lion
Sugar Babe blues
Sweet oranges
Sweet patate
Ten thousand miles
That suits me
Tico Tico
Tingalayo
Viva Panama
Water come a me eye
We come for the mountains
When the saints go marching in
Xango
Youth's stick dance
Zinga-za.
Notes:
Instrumental arrangements consist of acc. by percussion instruments in varying combinations.
Includes discussions of the origin of each folk song and instructions for performance.
"Records": pages 178-181. "Partial listing of books consulted": pages 182-183.
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has dustjacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1969
Contributor:
Kaye, Milton.
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Landeck, Beatrice. Echoes of Africa in folk songs of the Americas.
OCLC:
305805
Loading...
Location Notes Your Loan Policy
Description Status Barcode Your Loan Policy