Afro-American folksongs; a study in racial and national music. Henry Edward Krehbiel.

Afro-American folksongs; a study in racial and national music

New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co. 1962. Hardcover. xii, 176p., some musical notation; second printing of this reprint of the 1913 edition, openweave cloth boards in dust jacket; jacket has a closed tear, unobtrusive in a new archival-grade brodart to siZe. Nice clean copy.

Krehbiel's work, analyzing the musical elements in African American music, came in response to the "efforts to direct the attention of American composers to the beauty and efficiency of the material which these melodies contained for treatment in the higher artistic forms"---by Antonin Dvorák!

Cat.No: 67166

Price: $15.00