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Author Snyder, Jean E
Title Harry T. Burleigh : From the Spiritual to the Harlem Renaissance
Imprint Baltimore : University of Illinois Press, 2016
©2016
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Descript 1 online resource (449 pages)
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Series Music in American Life Ser
Music in American Life Ser
Note Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Chronology of Major Events in the Life of Harry T. Burleigh -- PART I. ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA: FOUNDATION FOR A NATIONAL CAREER -- 1. Hamilton Waters and the Struggle for Freedom and Education -- 2. The Family and Community That Shaped Burleigh's Youth -- 3. Burleigh's Music Experience and Training in Erie -- PART II. TO NEW YORK CITY AND BEYOND -- 4. Burleigh at the National Conservatory of Music -- 5. Introducing Antonín Dvořák to African American Music -- 6. The Columbian Exposition--The Chicago World's Fair -- 7. The Symphony "From the New World" -- 8. Foremost Musician and Engaged Citizen -- 9. Burleigh's Singing Career -- 10. Music Mentor and Colleague -- 11. Family Matters: Fame and Its Discontents -- 12. Wife and Family of the "Eminent Baritone" -- 13. St. George's Becomes Mr. Burleigh's Church -- PART III. ART SONG COMPOSER, MUSIC EDITOR, AND PIONEER ARRANGER OF SPIRITUALS -- 14. A Singer-Composer Learns His Craft -- 15. "Composer by Divine Right" -- 16. Bringing Spirituals to the Concert Stage -- 17. Burleigh Spirituals and the Harlem Renaissance -- PART IV. BURLEIGH'S LEGACY -- 18. The Impact of a Life -- Notes -- Index
Reclaiming the unique life and soaring art of an essential American composer
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Snyder, Jean E. Harry T. Burleigh : From the Spiritual to the Harlem Renaissance Baltimore : University of Illinois Press,c2016 9780252039942
Subject African American composers - United States
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