The Survival of African Music in America

by Jeannette R. Murphy (Author), Francis H. Jenks (Author)
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"Several years from now, when every vestige of slavery has disappeared, and even its existence has become a fading memory, America, and probably Europe, will suddenly awake to the sad fact that we have irrevocably lost a veritable mine of wealth through our failure to appreciate and study from a musician's standpoint the beautiful African music, whose rich stores will then have gone forever from our grasp..."

- Would America have been America without the Negro people (and the Negro Music)? – (W.E.B. DuBois)

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Publication date
November 14, 2017
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