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And So I Sing African American Divas of Opera and Concert

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ISBN-10: 1567430112

ISBN-13: 9781567430110

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: Rosalyn M. Story

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Book details

List price: $12.95
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 2/11/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Rosalyn Story lives in Dallas. Her first book, And So I Sing: African American Divas Of Opera And Concert (Warner), inspired the PBS documentary Aida's Brothers and Sisters: A History of Blacks in Opera , in which she appeared as featured narrator. She has written on music and art for Essence, Emerge, American Visions, Stagebill, Opera News, and The Crisis magazines. A full-time classical musician, she plays violin with the Fort Worth Symphony. Wading Home is her second novel.nbsp; Her first novel, More Than You Know , was an Essence bestseller.

Preface
Introduction
Sissieretta Jones
Pioneers and Pathfinders
Marian Anderson: The Voice of a Century
Harlem's Golden Age: A Musical Awakening
Dorothy Maynor and the Mid-Century Divas
Leontyne Price: Prima Donna Assoluta
Martina Arroyo and a New Firmament of Stars
Grace Bumbry: Modern Diva
Shirley Verrett: Artist and Maverick
My Soul Is a Witness: A Digression on the Black Church and the Spiritual
Ethnicity: Vocal and Visual
Voices of a New Generation
Selected Bibliography
Index