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Note to You, A; Spirituals


White people couldn’t understand it. These Africans were living under the burden of slavery, but they kept on singing! Virgina Eskin welcomes baritone Robert Honeysucker, as we delve into the African-American spiritual on ANTY.

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Note to You, A
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A Note To You continues to educate, amuse and delight as it has for more than three decades. Explore the fascinating world of music and composition with host Virginia Eskin as she vividly illustrates what harmony means, how rhythm makes a melody beautiful, and how cultural concerns shape music, in addition to sharing information and stories about the music itself. Produced in conjunction with Northeastern University, A Note To You has earned national and international recognition from such prestigious juries as the New York International Festivals, The Ohio State Awards, and the Armstrong Awards. A Note To You is distributed nationally by WGBH Radio.

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Chicago: “Note to You, A; Spirituals,” 12/05/1999, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 30, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_BF30643A20834A61A08E982765295704.
MLA: “Note to You, A; Spirituals.” 12/05/1999. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 30, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_BF30643A20834A61A08E982765295704>.
APA: Note to You, A; Spirituals. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_BF30643A20834A61A08E982765295704
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