By Lorenzo Candelaria, Daniel Kingman
This briefer, extra available version of our best-selling survey textual content describes American tune as a landscape of targeted but parallel streams--hip-hop and Latin; folks and nation; gospel and classical; jazz, blues, and rock-that mirror the uniquely diversified personality of the USA. evaluating and contrasting musical kinds throughout areas and time, Candelaria and Kingman bring a imaginative and prescient of yankee song either exuberant and artistic, a song that arises out of the historical past and musical traditions of the various immigrants to America's seashores.
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Notice that he tips his hat to the spiritual’s more intimate, communal origins by inviting others to join him about halfway through the song. 1. We are climbing Jacob’s ladder, We are climbing Jacob’s ladder, We are climbing Jacob’s ladder, We’re soldiers in this fight. 2. Ev’ry rung goes higher and higher, Ev’ry rung goes higher and higher, Ev’ry rung goes higher and higher, We’re soldiers in this fight. 3. Rise and shine and give God the glory, Rise and shine and give God the glory, Rise and shine and give God the glory, We’re soldiers in this fight.
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American Music: A Panorama, Fourth Concise Edition by Lorenzo Candelaria, Daniel Kingman