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Hymnody -- Traditional American

The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is traditional American hymns.


Six Superlative Sources

· Drummond, R. Paul. A Portion for the Singers: A History of Music among Primitive Baptists since 1800. Christian Baptist Library, 1989.

· Eskew, Harry, David W. Music, and Paul A. Richardson. Singing Baptists: Studies in Baptist Hymnody in America. Church Street Press, 1994.

· Gould, Nathaniel D. Church Music in America. A.N. Johnson, 1853; reprint, AMS Press, 1972.

· Norton, Kay. Baptist Offspring, Southern Midwife -- Jesse Mercer's Cluster of Spiritual Songs (1810): A Study in American Hymnody. Harmonie Park Press, 2002.

· Patterson, Beverly Bush. The Sound of the Dove: Singing in Appalachian Primitive Baptist Churches. University of Illinois Press, 1995.

· Titon, Jeff Todd. Powerhouse for God: Speech, Chant, and Song in an Appalachian Baptist Church. University of Texas Press, 1988.

Other Excellent Sources

· Bealle, John. Public Worship, Private Faith: Sacred Harp and American Folksong. University of Georgia Press, 1997.

· Jackson, George Pullen. White Spirituals in the Southern Uplands: The Story of the Fasola Folk, Their Songs, Singings, and "Buckwheat Notes." University of North Carolina, 1933; reprint, Dover, 1965.

· Montell, William Lynwood. Singing the Glory Down: Amateur Gospel Music in South Central Kentucky, 1900-1990. University Press of Kentucky, 1991.

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