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Spirituals and the birth of a black entertainment industry /

Sandra Jean Graham.

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Author: Graham, Sandra J.
Published: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2018]
Series: Music in American life.
Topics: African Americans - Music - History and criticism. | Spirituals (Songs) - United States - 19th century - History and criticism. | Minstrel shows - United States - History - 19th century. | MUSIC - Religious - Gospel. | RELIGION. | SOCIAL SCIENCE - Ethnic Studies - African American Studies. | Jubilee Singers.
Regions: United States.
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc. | History. | Minstrel shows. | Spirituals (Songs)
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Introduction. -- The folk spiritual. -- Part I. The rise of a jubilee industry -- The Jubilee Singers of Fisk University -- The Fisk concert spiritual -- Innovators, imitators, and a jubilee industry.
Part II. Spirituals for the masses. -- The minstrel show gets religion -- Commercial spirituals -- Spirituals in Uncle Tom shows, melodramas, and spectacles -- Blurring boundaries between traditional and commercial -- Conclusion: lessons and legacies.
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Table of Contents for: Spirituals and the birth of a black ente