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Top : Society : Religion and Spirituality : Christianity : Music : Styles : Spirituals (11 web sites)
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Arts: Music: Composition: Composers: B: Burleigh,_Harry_Thacker
Society: Ethnicity: African: African_American: Cultural_Arts: Music
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Church and Camp Meeting Hymns
Includes lyrics and WAV files for ~10 spirituals quoted in "Uncle Tom's Cabin."
http://utc.iath.virginia.edu/christn/chsohp.html

Glimpses #89: Slave Songs
Article from the Christian History Institute, with song lyrics.
http://www.christianhistorytimeline.com/GLIMPSEF/Glimpses/glmps089.shtml

Negro Spirituals
Eyewitness account of lyrics and performance, from an article in the 1867 Atlantic Monthly.
http://xroads.virginia.edu/~HYPER/TWH/Higg.html

Negro Spirituals and Gospel Music
(Historical overview, with a few sample lyrics).
http://www.negrospirituals.com/

Slave Songs of the United States.
E-text including introduction, lyrics, and annotated music collected by William Francis Allen, 1830-1889, Charles Pickard Ware, 1840-1921, and Lucy McKim Garrison 1842-1877.
http://docsouth.unc.edu/church/allen/menu.html

The Negro Spiritual
Quarterly containing education, history, and news related to Negro Spirituals: subscription information, news, and reviews.
http://www.dogonvillage.com/negrospirituals/