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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
Other author/creatorKaye, Milton.
Format Musical Score and Print
Edition2d rev. ed.
Publication InfoNew York : D. McKay Co., [©1969]
Descriptionviii, 184 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Subject(s)
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.
General noteInstrumental arrangements consist of acc. by percussion instruments in varying combinations.
General noteIncludes discussions of the origin of each folk song and instructions for performance.
Bibliography note"Records": p. 178-181. "Partial listing of books consulted": p. 182-183.
LCCN 69019161

Available Items

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Music Music Stacks M1680.L15 E3 1969 ✔ Available Place Hold

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