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"BMR NEWSLETTER is devoted to the encouragement and promotion of scholarship and cultural activity in black American music, and is intended to serve as a medium for the sharing of ideas and information regarding current and future research and musical activities in universities and research centers." Articles: "Black Concert and Recital Music"/Dominique-Rene de Lerma; "Black Music and Musical Analysis: William Grant Still's 'Songs of Separation' as a Point of Departure"/Orin Moe; "Deford Bailey"/Jessica Janice Jones; "Old-Time Black Gospel Quartet Contests"/Doug Seroff; "Foundation News: Why Applications Fail"/the staff of the National Endowment for the Humanities; Announcements and Information; Questions and Answers; Research News. Editors: Samuel A. Floyd, Cynthia Burks. Vol. 4, No. 1. 8 pages.

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Spring 4-1-1980


Institute for Research in Black American Music at Fisk University


Samuel A. Floyd, Jr., Dominique-Rene de Lerma, Orin Moe, Jessica Janice Jones, Doug Seroff, National Endowment for the Humanities, Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States, music


Arts and Humanities | Education

Black Music Research Newsletter, Winter 1980