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|Work Title||Plantation Melodies|
|Alternative. Title||A Collection of Revival Hymns and Plantation Melodies by Marshall W. Taylor, D.D. Musical composition by Miss Josephine Robinson. Copied by Miss Amelia C. and Hettie G. Taylor.|
|Composer||Taylor, Marshall William|
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.||None [force assignment]|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Romantic|
The musicologist George Pullen Jackson declared this collection “the worst” of all early publications of black religious folksongs -
It is true that almost all the songs in the book require some adjustment to make the words fit.