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Author Patterson, Michelle Wick, 1973-

Title Natalie Curtis Burlin : a life in Native and African American music / Michelle Wick Patterson

Publ Info Lincoln, Neb. : University of Nebraska Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  ML423.B87 P37 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  ML423.B87 P37 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiv, 402 pages 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents An "atmosphere of culture and high purpose" : family influences in a changing America -- "They don't know what bliss is!" : Curtis's musical adolescence -- "I am full of plans" : Curtis discovers Native Americans and their music -- "The pencil in the hand of the Indian" : Curtis and The Indians' book -- "The White friend" : Curtis and Indian reform -- Folk songs of a "very musical race" : Curtis and African American music -- "The spirit of the real America" : Curtis's search for an American identity
LC subject Burlin, Natalie Curtis, 1875-1921
Ethnomusicologists -- United States -- Biography
African Americans -- Music -- History and criticism
Indians of North America -- Music -- History and criticism
ISBN 9780803237575 (cloth : alk. paper)
080323757X (cloth : alk. paper)