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From the Publisher"[T]he glimpses of slave life and the fine legacy of the music are interesting and welcome bits of history." Horn Book
null Children's Books: 100 Titles NYPL
The first half of this intriguing book surveys the music of African American slaves, while the latter focuses on the Jubilee Singers. . . . Cooper tells an interesting story, illustrated with well-chosen black-and-white reproductions of period photos, engravings, posters, prints, and paintings.
This attractive, well-illustrated book tells the story of the famous Jubilee Singers, who popularized and helped preserve slave spirituals following the Civil War.
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