Awake, O Sleeper

Author: Delores Dufner

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First Line: Awake, O sleeper, rise from death (Dufner)
Title: Awake, O Sleeper
Author: Delores Dufner
Language: English
Publication Date: 2008
Copyright: © 1993 Delores Dufner, PUblished by OCP Publications



MC KEE has an interesting history. According to a letter from Charles V. Stanford (PHH 512) to Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (who arranged the tune for piano in his Twenty-Four Negro Melodies, 1905), MC KEE was originally an Irish tune taken to the United States and adapted by African American slaves. It…

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