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

Jackson, George Pullen

Published by University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1933
Condition: Very Good- Hardcover
From The Ridge Books (Calhoun, GA, U.S.A.)

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Brick red covers with gilt lettering on spine. Minor edge and corner wear along with light general aging. Only problem is sunning and mottling on spine affecting readability of title slightly. Front foredge has several small dark stains that do not affect the interior. The book is square and the binding is secure. Solid copy. Fasola singing is more often referred to as "Shape-Note or Shaped-Note Singing" today; it was briefly popularized in the movie "Cold Mountain." This book is an early study of this influential music in the Southern mountains. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 444 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 9194

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Title: White Spirituals in the Southern Uplands : ...

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill

Publication Date: 1933

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good-

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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