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The Resource The Books of American Negro spirituals : including The book of American Negro spirituals and the second book of Negro spirituals, [compiled by] James Welden Johnson and J. Rosamond Johnson

The Books of American Negro spirituals : including The book of American Negro spirituals and the second book of Negro spirituals, [compiled by] James Welden Johnson and J. Rosamond Johnson

Label
The Books of American Negro spirituals : including The book of American Negro spirituals and the second book of Negro spirituals
Title
The Books of American Negro spirituals
Title remainder
including The book of American Negro spirituals and the second book of Negro spirituals
Statement of responsibility
[compiled by] James Welden Johnson and J. Rosamond Johnson
Contributor
Arranger
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
DLC
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  • Book of American Negro spirituals
  • Second book of Negro spirituals
Dewey number
784.756
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
full score
LC call number
M1670
LC item number
.B74 1940
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
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  • 1871-1938
  • 1873-1954
  • 1893-1972
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  • Johnson, James Weldon
  • Johnson, J. Rosamond
  • Brown, Lawrence
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  • Spirituals (Songs)
  • African Americans
  • Folk music
  • Folk songs, English
  • African Americans
  • Folk music
  • Folk songs, English
  • Spirituals (Songs)
  • United States
Label
The Books of American Negro spirituals : including The book of American Negro spirituals and the second book of Negro spirituals, [compiled by] James Welden Johnson and J. Rosamond Johnson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • For voice and piano
  • A reissue of the volumes originally published separately in 1925 and 1926. Each volume has special t.p
  • Musical arrangements by J. Rosamond Johnson, additional numbers by Lawrence Brown
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
notated music
Content type code
  • ntm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • [Book of American Negro spirituals] Preface -- Go down Moses -- Heav'n boun' soldier -- Joshua fit de battle ob Jerico -- We am clim'in' Jacob's ladder -- Didn't old pharaoh get los'? -- Swing low sweet chariot -- Up on de mountain -- Little David play on yo' harp -- Die in de fiel' -- Ride on, Moses -- All god's chillun got wings -- Dere's no hidin' place down dere -- Gimme dat ol'-time religion -- Lis'en to de lam's -- He's jus't de same today -- Stan' still Jordan -- Somebody's knockin' at yo' do' -- Singin' wid a sword in ma han' -- I couldn't hear nobody pray -- My way's cloudy -- It's me, o, lord -- I got a home in-a dat rock -- By an' by -- Deep river -- Who dat a-coming' ovah yondah? -- Roll Jordan, roll -- De blin' man stood on de road an' cried -- Roll de ol' chariot along -- Calvary -- Steal away to Jesus -- Gwine up -- I'm troubled in mind -- O, gambler, git up off o' yo' knees
  • My lord's a-writin' all de time -- Git on board, little chillen -- Gwinter sing all along de way -- Who'll be a witness for my lord? -- Keep a-inchin' along -- Where shall I be when de firs' trumpet soun'? -- Peter, go ring dem bells -- Nobody knows de trouble I see -- Ev'ry time I feel de spirit -- Father Abraham -- I''m a-rollin' -- Didn't my lord deliver Daniel? -- O, wasn't dat a wide river? -- Keep me f'om sinkin' down -- De band ' o' Gideon -- John saw the holy number -- Give me Jesus -- My lord, what a mornin' -- O, rocks don't fall on me -- Done foun' my los' sheep -- What yo' gwine to do when yo' lamp burn down? -- Hallelujah! -- Crucifixion -- Until I reach-a ma home -- I done done what ya' tol' me to do -- You may bury me in de eas' -- You got it right -- Weary traveler
  • [Second book of Negro spirituals] Preface -- A little talk wid Jesus makes it right -- All I do, de church keep a grumblin' -- Can't you live humble? -- Chilly water -- Come here, Lord! -- Daniel saw de stone -- De angel roll de stone away -- De angels in heab'n gwineter write my name -- Death come to my house, he didn't stay long -- Death's gwineter lay his cold icy nands on me (Familiar version) -- Death's gwineter lay his cold icy nands on me (Rare version) -- De ol' ark's a-moverin' an' I'm goin' home -- De ol' sheep done know de road -- Dere's a han' writin' on de wall -- Do don't touch-a my garment, good Lord, I'm gwine home -- Gimme yo' han' -- God's a-gwineter trouble de water -- Great day -- Gwineter ride up in de chariot soon-a in de mornin' -- Hol' de win', don't let it blow -- Humble yo'self, de bell done ring -- I feel like my time ain't long -- I heard de preachin' of de word o' God -- I know de Lord's laid his hands on me -- I'm gwine up to heab'n anyhow -- In dat great gittin' up mornin' -- I thank God I'm free at last -- I want God's heab'n to be mine -- I want to die easy when I die -- Jubalee -- Look-a how dey done my lord
  • Lord, I want to be a Christian in-a my heart -- Mary an' Martha jes' gone 'long -- Mary had a baby, yes, Lord -- Members, don't git weary -- Mos' done toilin' here -- My Lord says he's gwineter rain down fire -- My ship is on de ocean -- My soul's been anchored in de Lord -- Nobody knows de trouble I see (Familiar version) -- Oh, hear me prayin' -- Oh, my good Lord, show me de way -- Oh, yes! Oh, yes! Wait 'til I git on my robe -- Po' mourner's got a home at las' -- Religion is a fortune I really do believe -- Rise, mourner, rise -- Rise up shepherd an' holler -- Run, Mary, run -- Same train -- Sinner, please don't let dis harves' pass -- Sometimes I feel like a motherless child -- Too late -- To see God's bleedin' lam' -- Walk in Jerusalem jus' like John -- Walk, Mary, down de lane -- Walk together children -- Were you there when they crucified my Lord? -- When I fall on my knees -- You go, I'll go wid you -- You mus' hab dat true religion -- 'Zekiel saw de wheel
Control code
ocm14519584
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
1 score (187, 189 pages)
Lccn
a 41000546
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o14519584
  • (OCoLC)14519584
Label
The Books of American Negro spirituals : including The book of American Negro spirituals and the second book of Negro spirituals, [compiled by] James Welden Johnson and J. Rosamond Johnson
Publication
Note
  • For voice and piano
  • A reissue of the volumes originally published separately in 1925 and 1926. Each volume has special t.p
  • Musical arrangements by J. Rosamond Johnson, additional numbers by Lawrence Brown
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
notated music
Content type code
  • ntm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • [Book of American Negro spirituals] Preface -- Go down Moses -- Heav'n boun' soldier -- Joshua fit de battle ob Jerico -- We am clim'in' Jacob's ladder -- Didn't old pharaoh get los'? -- Swing low sweet chariot -- Up on de mountain -- Little David play on yo' harp -- Die in de fiel' -- Ride on, Moses -- All god's chillun got wings -- Dere's no hidin' place down dere -- Gimme dat ol'-time religion -- Lis'en to de lam's -- He's jus't de same today -- Stan' still Jordan -- Somebody's knockin' at yo' do' -- Singin' wid a sword in ma han' -- I couldn't hear nobody pray -- My way's cloudy -- It's me, o, lord -- I got a home in-a dat rock -- By an' by -- Deep river -- Who dat a-coming' ovah yondah? -- Roll Jordan, roll -- De blin' man stood on de road an' cried -- Roll de ol' chariot along -- Calvary -- Steal away to Jesus -- Gwine up -- I'm troubled in mind -- O, gambler, git up off o' yo' knees
  • My lord's a-writin' all de time -- Git on board, little chillen -- Gwinter sing all along de way -- Who'll be a witness for my lord? -- Keep a-inchin' along -- Where shall I be when de firs' trumpet soun'? -- Peter, go ring dem bells -- Nobody knows de trouble I see -- Ev'ry time I feel de spirit -- Father Abraham -- I''m a-rollin' -- Didn't my lord deliver Daniel? -- O, wasn't dat a wide river? -- Keep me f'om sinkin' down -- De band ' o' Gideon -- John saw the holy number -- Give me Jesus -- My lord, what a mornin' -- O, rocks don't fall on me -- Done foun' my los' sheep -- What yo' gwine to do when yo' lamp burn down? -- Hallelujah! -- Crucifixion -- Until I reach-a ma home -- I done done what ya' tol' me to do -- You may bury me in de eas' -- You got it right -- Weary traveler
  • [Second book of Negro spirituals] Preface -- A little talk wid Jesus makes it right -- All I do, de church keep a grumblin' -- Can't you live humble? -- Chilly water -- Come here, Lord! -- Daniel saw de stone -- De angel roll de stone away -- De angels in heab'n gwineter write my name -- Death come to my house, he didn't stay long -- Death's gwineter lay his cold icy nands on me (Familiar version) -- Death's gwineter lay his cold icy nands on me (Rare version) -- De ol' ark's a-moverin' an' I'm goin' home -- De ol' sheep done know de road -- Dere's a han' writin' on de wall -- Do don't touch-a my garment, good Lord, I'm gwine home -- Gimme yo' han' -- God's a-gwineter trouble de water -- Great day -- Gwineter ride up in de chariot soon-a in de mornin' -- Hol' de win', don't let it blow -- Humble yo'self, de bell done ring -- I feel like my time ain't long -- I heard de preachin' of de word o' God -- I know de Lord's laid his hands on me -- I'm gwine up to heab'n anyhow -- In dat great gittin' up mornin' -- I thank God I'm free at last -- I want God's heab'n to be mine -- I want to die easy when I die -- Jubalee -- Look-a how dey done my lord
  • Lord, I want to be a Christian in-a my heart -- Mary an' Martha jes' gone 'long -- Mary had a baby, yes, Lord -- Members, don't git weary -- Mos' done toilin' here -- My Lord says he's gwineter rain down fire -- My ship is on de ocean -- My soul's been anchored in de Lord -- Nobody knows de trouble I see (Familiar version) -- Oh, hear me prayin' -- Oh, my good Lord, show me de way -- Oh, yes! Oh, yes! Wait 'til I git on my robe -- Po' mourner's got a home at las' -- Religion is a fortune I really do believe -- Rise, mourner, rise -- Rise up shepherd an' holler -- Run, Mary, run -- Same train -- Sinner, please don't let dis harves' pass -- Sometimes I feel like a motherless child -- Too late -- To see God's bleedin' lam' -- Walk in Jerusalem jus' like John -- Walk, Mary, down de lane -- Walk together children -- Were you there when they crucified my Lord? -- When I fall on my knees -- You go, I'll go wid you -- You mus' hab dat true religion -- 'Zekiel saw de wheel
Control code
ocm14519584
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
1 score (187, 189 pages)
Lccn
a 41000546
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o14519584
  • (OCoLC)14519584

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