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Patterson discusses the melodic resources of secular folk tradition and American folk-spiritual movement born of the Shakers in North America.
Some of Stem’s notes on black music history: its African origins and intermingling with Christian hymns; noted musicians like the Jubilee singers and Scott Joplin; and types of melodies, such as roustabouts, work songs and spirituals.