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Vé, di en la montaña

Translator: Anita González

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Adapter: John W. Work

John W. Work, Jr. (b. Nashville, TN, 1872; d. Nashville, 1925), is well known for his pioneering studies of African American folk music and for his leadership in the performance of spirituals. He studied music at Fisk University in Nashville and classics at Harvard and then taught Latin, Greek, and history at Fisk from 1898 to 1923. Director of the Jubilee Singers at Fisk, Work also sang tenor in the Fisk Jubilee Quartet, which toured the country after 1909 and made commercial recordings. He was president of Roger Williams University in Nashville during the last two years of his life. Work and his brother Frederick Jerome Work (1879-1942) were devoted to collecting, arranging, and publishing African American slave songs and spirituals. They… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Pastores sus rebaños
Title: Vé, di en la montaña
English Title: While shepherds kept their watching
Translator: Anita González
Adapter: John W. Work
Meter: with refrain
Source: African American Spiritual; Espiritual afro-americana
Language: Spanish
Refrain First Line: Vé, di en la montaña
Copyright: Tr. © Anita González



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