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African American Concert Singers Before 1950 by Darryl Glenn Nettles

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Published by McFarland & Company .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • 20th century music,
  • American studies,
  • Black studies,
  • Individual actors & performers,
  • Opera,
  • Reference works,
  • 20th century,
  • Composers & Musicians - Classical Vocalists,
  • Black Musicians And Their Music,
  • Vocal Music,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • People of Color,
  • Business/Economics,
  • USA,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - General,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • United States,
  • Instruction & Study - Voice,
  • African American singers,
  • Biography,
  • Singers

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8138789M
ISBN 100786414677
ISBN 109780786414673

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The book covers the African Americans who came before Roberts, Hayes, and Robeson, and details the opportunities available in Europe for black concert singers. About the Author(s) Darryl Glenn Nettles is Coordinator of Vocal/Choral Studies in the Department of Music at .   Free Online Library: African American Concert Singers Before (Book Review, Brief Article) by "Black Issues Book Review"; Ethnic, cultural, racial issues Book reviews Books.   African American Concert Singers Before by Darryl Glenn Nettles, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(3). Drawn from articles, reviews, biographical sources and interviews, this is a survey of the unknown early African American concert singers. The book covers the African Americans who came before Roberts, Hayes and Robeson, detailing the opportunities available in Europe for black concert singers.

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