The Resource A collection of revival hymns and plantation melodies, by Marshall W. Taylor ; musical composition by Josephine Robinson, copied by Amelia C. and Hettie G. Taylor

A collection of revival hymns and plantation melodies, by Marshall W. Taylor ; musical composition by Josephine Robinson, copied by Amelia C. and Hettie G. Taylor

Label
A collection of revival hymns and plantation melodies
Title
A collection of revival hymns and plantation melodies
Statement of responsibility
by Marshall W. Taylor ; musical composition by Josephine Robinson, copied by Amelia C. and Hettie G. Taylor
Title variation
Standard plantation melodies and revival songs
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Contributor
Arranger
Book producer
Collaborator
Censor
Compiler
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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BZM
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Western Christian advocate
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1846-1887
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Taylor, Marshall W.
Form of composition
songs
Format of music
voice score with accompaniment omitted
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
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  • 1822-1912
  • 1821-1880
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  • Robinson, Josephine
  • Taylor, Amelia C
  • Taylor, Hettie G
  • Taylor, Kate
  • Hoyt, F.S.,
  • Haven, Gilbert
  • Cranston & Curts
  • Hunt & Eaton
  • Methodist Episcopal Church
  • Freedmen's Aid and Southern Education Society
  • Freedmen's Aid Society
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  • African Americans
  • Spirituals (songs)
  • Revival hymns
  • Hymns, English
  • Gospel music
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices)
Label
A collection of revival hymns and plantation melodies, by Marshall W. Taylor ; musical composition by Josephine Robinson, copied by Amelia C. and Hettie G. Taylor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 172 numbered hymns, songs, choruses, etc. [vocal score, 2-4 voices on 2-3 staves, short title "Plantation Melodies" in text and running header] (indicating title, meter, scripture, occasional author, composer or source)--p. [15]-270
  • Includes indexes : ... to melodies--p. [7]-14 ; Additional songs--p. 14
  • Signatures : 1-188 ; wove paper
  • "Copyrighted by Marshall W. Taylor, 1882"--verso t.p
  • Portrait etching [bust] subtitled : "Rev. Marshall W. Taylor, D.D."--front flyleaf verso
  • "Author's Preface" (also in running header) [on spiritual and experiential sources of Afro-American songs] : "My work is to rescure them [i.e. the songs] , lest ... fruits perish ...." ; "This ... no competitor with other books ...; it supplies a want wholly its own" ; [acknowledgement to collaborators, to "Mrs. Kate Taylor, my wife" (for "arrangement and supervision"), and to "Dr. F.S. Hoyt, Editor of the Western Advocate"] ; [excerpt on Afro-American "ballads'" popularity from "Bishop Gilbert Haven"] ; "In view of [e.g. 'growth in literary manners among the colored people'] ... [accompanied] each song or melody with music originally prepared for it, and for use only in this book. Verses ... meaningless ... given an interpretation .... The syntax ... corrected, but ... dialect ... unchanged" ; "Publishers, ministers, members, male and female, have aided me, furnishing songs ..." [etc., followed by dedication , to "my mother" for religious upbringing]--p. 3-7 (signed : Respectfully yours, for humanity, Marshall W. Taylor. 19 Noble Court, Cincinnati, O. April 229, 1882)
  • Introduction : "Rev. Marshall W. Taylor ... now the presiding elder on the Ohio district of the Lexington Conference ..." ; "The tunes accompanying these songs were caught by the musical composer as ... sung in her hearing ... once a slave .... Dr. Taylor's wife ... likewise once a slave ...." ; "'Revival Songs' ... obtained [also] .... from his mother ... free ... before ... her son's birth. The songs of the other class, the 'Plantation Melodies,' originated with ... people themselves ... collected by the compiler ... as he heard them ... in religious meetings ... from dictation ... in 'ballad-books' ... a few composed together ... best parts ... writing ... music to which ... originally sung ... weird, but charming ... famous the world over" [excursus on appeal of songs, appreciation of milieu and experiential sources : ... "mental darkness" emerging towards "progress"] ; [endorsement of Rev. Taylor's work]--p. i-vi (signed : F.S. Hoyt)
  • Testimonials (ca. 16) [separate text and running header] : [including] "... Freedman's aid Society, Methodist Episcopal Church"--p. [271]-276
  • Green linen binding [fine diagonal rib-grain] : front cover with short title, statement of responsibility, and frond-decorated vignettes in [vermilion-tinged?] gilt subtitled : "Slavery Days" (plantation workers, slave ship in background) ; "Freedom Days" (Preacher in pulpit with congregation, designated "Freedman's School")
Dimensions
17 cm.
Extent
vii, [1], 276, [6] p.
Other physical details
music, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)39039757
Label
A collection of revival hymns and plantation melodies, by Marshall W. Taylor ; musical composition by Josephine Robinson, copied by Amelia C. and Hettie G. Taylor
Publication
Note
  • 172 numbered hymns, songs, choruses, etc. [vocal score, 2-4 voices on 2-3 staves, short title "Plantation Melodies" in text and running header] (indicating title, meter, scripture, occasional author, composer or source)--p. [15]-270
  • Includes indexes : ... to melodies--p. [7]-14 ; Additional songs--p. 14
  • Signatures : 1-188 ; wove paper
  • "Copyrighted by Marshall W. Taylor, 1882"--verso t.p
  • Portrait etching [bust] subtitled : "Rev. Marshall W. Taylor, D.D."--front flyleaf verso
  • "Author's Preface" (also in running header) [on spiritual and experiential sources of Afro-American songs] : "My work is to rescure them [i.e. the songs] , lest ... fruits perish ...." ; "This ... no competitor with other books ...; it supplies a want wholly its own" ; [acknowledgement to collaborators, to "Mrs. Kate Taylor, my wife" (for "arrangement and supervision"), and to "Dr. F.S. Hoyt, Editor of the Western Advocate"] ; [excerpt on Afro-American "ballads'" popularity from "Bishop Gilbert Haven"] ; "In view of [e.g. 'growth in literary manners among the colored people'] ... [accompanied] each song or melody with music originally prepared for it, and for use only in this book. Verses ... meaningless ... given an interpretation .... The syntax ... corrected, but ... dialect ... unchanged" ; "Publishers, ministers, members, male and female, have aided me, furnishing songs ..." [etc., followed by dedication , to "my mother" for religious upbringing]--p. 3-7 (signed : Respectfully yours, for humanity, Marshall W. Taylor. 19 Noble Court, Cincinnati, O. April 229, 1882)
  • Introduction : "Rev. Marshall W. Taylor ... now the presiding elder on the Ohio district of the Lexington Conference ..." ; "The tunes accompanying these songs were caught by the musical composer as ... sung in her hearing ... once a slave .... Dr. Taylor's wife ... likewise once a slave ...." ; "'Revival Songs' ... obtained [also] .... from his mother ... free ... before ... her son's birth. The songs of the other class, the 'Plantation Melodies,' originated with ... people themselves ... collected by the compiler ... as he heard them ... in religious meetings ... from dictation ... in 'ballad-books' ... a few composed together ... best parts ... writing ... music to which ... originally sung ... weird, but charming ... famous the world over" [excursus on appeal of songs, appreciation of milieu and experiential sources : ... "mental darkness" emerging towards "progress"] ; [endorsement of Rev. Taylor's work]--p. i-vi (signed : F.S. Hoyt)
  • Testimonials (ca. 16) [separate text and running header] : [including] "... Freedman's aid Society, Methodist Episcopal Church"--p. [271]-276
  • Green linen binding [fine diagonal rib-grain] : front cover with short title, statement of responsibility, and frond-decorated vignettes in [vermilion-tinged?] gilt subtitled : "Slavery Days" (plantation workers, slave ship in background) ; "Freedom Days" (Preacher in pulpit with congregation, designated "Freedman's School")
Dimensions
17 cm.
Extent
vii, [1], 276, [6] p.
Other physical details
music, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)39039757

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