February 27, 2017

Harry Burleigh, Slave Spirituals, and a Musical Revolution


Episode written & edited by Sarah Miller

Show Notes

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Brooks, Tim, and Richard K. Spottswood. Lost Sounds: Blacks and the Birth of the Recording
Industry, 1890-1919. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2004.

Floyd, Samuel A. "The Invisibility and Fame of Harry T. Burleigh: Retrospect and Prospect."
Black Music Research Journal, 2004., 179

Moon, Brian. "Harry Burleigh as Ethnomusicologist? Transcription, Arranging, and 'The Old
Songs Hymnal'." Black Music Research Journal, 2004., 287

Sears, Ann. "'A Certain Strangeness': Harry T. Burleigh's Art Songs and Spiritual
Arrangements." Black Music Research Journal, 2004., 227

Snyder, Jean E. "Harry T. Burleigh, 'One of Erie's Most Popular Church Singers'." Black Music
Research Journal, 2004., 195

Woodson, C. G. "Harry Thacker Burleigh." The Journal of Negro History 35, no. 1 (1950): 104-

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