White Spirituals in the Southern Uplands: The Story of the Fasola Folk, Their Songs, Singing and Buckwheat Notes

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Literary Licensing, LLC, 2013 - 510 pagine
White Spirituals In The Southern Uplands: The Story Of The Fasola Folk, Their Songs, Singing And Buckwheat Notes is a book written by George Pullen Jackson. The book is a comprehensive study of the Fasola singing tradition, which is a style of singing that emerged in the Southern Uplands of the United States. The book provides a detailed historical and cultural context for the Fasola tradition, tracing its roots back to the early settlers of the region.The book is divided into several sections, each of which explores a different aspect of the Fasola tradition. The first section provides an overview of the history of the tradition, including its origins and development over time. The second section focuses on the songs themselves, providing a detailed analysis of their structure, melody, and lyrics.The third section of the book is devoted to the singing style of the Fasola tradition. This section explores the unique vocal techniques and harmonies that are characteristic of Fasola singing, as well as the social and cultural context in which it developed.The final section of the book explores the buckwheat note, which is a distinctive feature of Fasola singing. This section provides a detailed analysis of the buckwheat note, including its origins, development, and significance within the Fasola tradition.Overall, White Spirituals In The Southern Uplands: The Story Of The Fasola Folk, Their Songs, Singing And Buckwheat Notes is a comprehensive and detailed study of a unique and important aspect of American musical culture. It is an essential resource for anyone interested in the history and development of American folk music, as well as for musicians and scholars studying the Fasola tradition.This is a new release of the original 1933 edition.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

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