Discover a library of written materials about classic song, including programs from recitals, program notes, essays, song texts and translations, and recommendations for further reading. Gather inspiration for your next recital program or explore the stories told through song.
Throughout all the Sorrow Songs there breathes a hope–a faith in the ultimate justice of things…..that sometime, somewhere, men will judge by their souls and not by their skins. Is such a hope justified? Do the Sorrow Songs sing true? — W. E. B. Du Bois, The Souls of Black Folk