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||Music in American life
Music in American life. ^A223005
||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 note||LC copy signed by author: Jean E. Snyder, Feb. 23, 2017.|
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references and index.|