Hard Trials: The Life and Music of Harry T. Burleigh - Composers of North America (Hardback)Anne Key Simpson (author)
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Publisher: Scarecrow Press
Number of pages: 496
Weight: 712 g
Dimensions: 224 x 141 x 30 mm
...likely to be the most penetrating and useful source for some time...as complete a picture of Burleigh as possible...very readable...Recommended for all libraries. * CHOICE *
...Simpson's well-researched volume is an invaluable addition to the anals of American music history...pioneering study. * Journal Of Erie Studies *
Anyone who arranged spirituals with the distinction of Harry Thacker Burleigh and occupied such an important place in the musical development of black Americans is worth a thoroughly documented study of the kind that Anne Key Simpson has now provided. * Music & Letters *
...important...Simpson has broken new ground by gathering the most extensive colleciton of Burleigh materials since...1966... * American Music *
...laudable...Her book's most valuable contribution is its extensive catalogue of Burleigh's music. * Isam Newsletter *
...fills a gap, because very little is written about the negro spiritual in standard music history books... * Eir *
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