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Forthcoming African-American Music Books

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  1. African American Music

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Mellonee V. Burnim, Portia K. Maultsby

    African American Music: An Introduction Second edition is a collection of seventeen essays surveying major African American musical genres, both sacred and secular, from slavery to the present. With contributions by leading scholars in the field, this work brings together research based on...

    To Be Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Black Orpheus

    Music in African American Fiction from the Harlem Renaissance to Toni Morrison

    By Saadi A. Simawe

    Series: Border Crossings

    The legendary Greek figure Orpheus was said to have possessed magical powers capable of moving all living and inanimate things through the sound of his lyre and voice. Over time, the Orphic theme has come to indicate the power of music to unsettle, subvert, and ultimately bring down oppressive...

    To Be Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

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