For advanced soprano recorder or intermediate flute: 41 arrangements based on spirituals, folk songs, dance tunes, and melodies by African-American composers, plus five solos composed for this collection. Composers include Basile Bar‚Äö√†√∂¬¨√Üs, A. J. R. Conner, Henry Hart, Francis Johnson, and J. W. Postlewaite. Old favorites include Banyan Tree, Carry Me Back to Old Virginny, Doctor Bird, Down by the Riverside, and Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit. Includes fingering chart for high notes, performance notes, and suggestions for use with sound system and/or percussion. Supported by Internet-accessible melody-specific Historical Notes for all the solos.