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History and Performance of Black Music

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Subject:
Kinard, John 1936-1989
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
1 open reel 1/4 inch sound recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Sound recordings
Music
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1970
Circa 1970s
Notes:
Title created by ACMA staff based on contents of recording.
Summary:
Female musician speaks of the history and purpose of black music including field hollers or field chants, work songs which told stories, spirituals, and storytelling through music, particularly stories with animals. The musician performs at least one example of each type of music. Specific songs performed include traditional African song titled "The Fox" and a song the musician wrote titled "Autumn Time in Grenada" about the children in Grenada, Mississippi who were killed when they tried to integrate schools. John Kinard provides introduction to performance.
Musical performance. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Undated.
Cite as:
History and Performance of Black Music, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
Music
Work songs
Spirituals (Songs)
Storytelling
Tales
Civil rights
Local number:
ACMA AV003517
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ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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