The composer of American favorites such as "Camptown Races", "Old Folks at Home (The Swanee River)", and "Oh, Susanna", this biography of Stephen Foster shows a different side of American life. His happy boyhood playing music, companionship with his brother Mit, and his youth with his faithful dog Tray will keep children engaged with its simple appeal. Learn how his musical style developed as he listened to Black folk tunes, and the manner in which his songs became famous across America. The notated music sheets for many of his classic songs are included within this book, allowing students to actually hear the music being played as they learn about his compositions.
Unedited from its original 1941 copyright, this book contains racist terms and depictions, including blackface minstrel shows and positive portrayals of slavery. 172 pages, softcover.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 127 Vendor: Zeezok Publishing, LLC
ISBN-13: 9781933573182 Availability: In Stock Ages: 8-13