Jan 13, · Although his songs never generated the fortune Stephen Foster deserved during his brief life span, many of them, such as “Oh! Susanna,” “Old Kentucky Home,” “Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair” and “Old Folks at Home,” have resonated through the generations.
It is this emotion that Foster is trying to portray. W.E.B Du Bois stated on this song: "Old Folks at Home is legitimately considered an authentic song of the Negro race, who have adopted it to express their own emotions." In other songs written by Foster, he also tugs on this same emotion. In "Old Kentucky Home" it is a similar theme.
• art/classical • there is a lot of different timbres and instruments are combining the timbres. "Old Folks at Home"- Stephen Foster () o References to minstrel show • Banjo • Plantation, darkies (nostalgic) o Texture was dynamic but still constant and stable, more consistent texture with stedy and swinging beat o Clarinet.
the famous American composer Stephen Foster who wrote popular classics such as Old Folks at Home, Camptown Races, My Old Kentucky Home, and Oh Susanna. The park grounds contain a Southern antebellum mansion museum that houses artifacts like old pianos, costumes, original sheet music, and wonderful moving dioramas of scenes from Stephen Foster songs.
The River Boat Boys – Songs Of Stephen Foster In Swing Time Label: Kent (5) – K , Kent (5) – K Old Folks At Home: Companies, etc. Manufactured By – Arc Sound Ltd. Credits Unknown Artist: Swinging Stephen Foster 3/5(1).