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Harry T. Burleigh : from the spiritual to the Harlem Renaissance / Jean E. Snyder.

Author/creator Snyder, Jean E., 1939-
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2016]
Descriptionxxiii, 415 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm.
Series Music in American life
Music in American life. ^A223005
Contents Hamilton Waters and the struggle for freedom and education -- The family and community that shaped Burleigh's youth -- Burleigh's music experience and training in Erie -- Burleigh at the National Conservatory of Music -- Introducing Antonín Dvořák to African American music -- The Columbian Exposition : the Chicago World's Fair -- The symphony "from the new world" -- Foremost musician and engaged citizen -- Burleigh's singing career -- Music mentor and colleague -- Family matters : fame and its discontents -- Wife and family of the "eminent baritone" -- St. George's becomes Mr. Burleigh's church -- A singer-composer learns his craft -- "Composer by divine right" -- Bringing spirituals to the concert stage -- Burleigh spirituals and the Harlem Renaissance -- The impact of a life.
General noteLC copy signed by author: Jean E. Snyder, Feb. 23, 2017.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2015038368
ISBN9780252039942 hardcover
ISBN9780252098109 e-book

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Music Music Stacks ML410.B97 S69 2016 ✔ Available Place Hold

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