Afro-America Sings


198 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; Tall hardcover, yellow cloth, [xvi] + 182 pages, several b/w photos and brief bios of Afro-American musical performers, 72 songs with tunes, lyrics, and full piano, some also with multiple voice parts. ; Topics: Songs of Africa. West Indian songs. Spirituals. Blues. Work songs. Fun songs. Art songs. More. ; Published for Detroit Public Schools by Board of Education, Department of Musical Education. Senior editor Ollie McFarland. Editorial director John W. Pritchard. Committee LaVilla Tullos Wilburn, William Koerper, Elmer W. McDaid, Charles J. Wolfe, Norman Drachler, others. Illustrated by Carl Owens, Martin Kallman, James Jennings. ; One of the best books of African-American songs ever published. ; We have graded this item Fair. Moderate exterior wear. A few juvnile scribbles and endpaper stamps. Main defect: one leafe has a small hole affecting photo of Ollie McFarland and two notes of piano accompaniment of one song. Otherwise book is intact and everything readable. Sold as is.

Title: Afro-America Sings

Author Name: McFarland, Ollie, and John W. Pritchard; Illustrated by Carl Owens

Categories: Music,

Publisher: Detroit Public Schools: 1971

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 20188

Keywords: School Music Books ; Detroit ; Michigan History ; African Americans; Black History ; Songbooks ;,