Black Music in the Harlem Renaissance: A Collection of Essays / Edition 1

Black Music in the Harlem Renaissance: A Collection of Essays / Edition 1

by Samuel A., Jr. Floyd
     
 

ISBN-10: 0870498002

ISBN-13: 9780870498008

Pub. Date: 06/28/1993

Publisher: University of Tennessee Press

This work provides an in-depth look at the role of black music within the Harlem Renaissance movement, suggesting its primacy to Renaissance philosophy and practice. Floyd holds that the music of this period was also the source of certain ambivalent attitudes on the part of the black leadership. The book features essays on various subjects including musical theatre,…  See more details below

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This work provides an in-depth look at the role of black music within the Harlem Renaissance movement, suggesting its primacy to Renaissance philosophy and practice. Floyd holds that the music of this period was also the source of certain ambivalent attitudes on the part of the black leadership. The book features essays on various subjects including musical theatre, Duke Ellington, black music and musicians in England, concert singers and the interrelationships between black painters and music. It also includes a music bibliography of works composed during the period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870498008
Publisher:
University of Tennessee Press
Publication date:
06/28/1993
Series:
Contributions in Afro-American and African Studies Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.07(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Music in the Harlem Renaissance: An Overview

Vindication as a Thematic Principle in the Writings of Alain Locke on the Music of Black Americans

Vocal Concert Music in the Harlem Renaissance

Harlem Renaissance Ideals in the Music of Robert Nathaniel Dett

William Grant Still, Florence Price, and William Dawson: Echoes of the Harlem Renaissance

Black Musical Theatre and the Harlem Renaissance Movement

The Renaissance Education of Duke Ellington

Interactions between Writers and Music during the Harlem Renaissance

Interactions between Art and Music during the Harlem Renaissance

The Negro Renaissance and England

Bibliography of the Music: The Concert Music of the Harlem Renaissance Composers, 1919-1935

Index

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