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Afro-American religious music

a bibliography and a catalogue of gospel music
  • 210 Pages
  • 2.19 MB
  • English
Greenwood Press , Westport, Conn
Spirituals (Songs) -- Bibliography., Gospel music -- Bibliography., African Americans -- Music -- Bibliogr
Statementcompiled by Irene V. Jackson.
LC ClassificationsML128.S4 J3
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 210 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4745091M
ISBN 100313205604
LC Control Number78060527

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[Irene V Jackson]. [Read book] Bibliography of Black Music Volume 2: Afro-American Idioms (The Greenwood Encyclopedia. Get this from a library. Afro-American religious music: a study in musical diversity.

[Portia K Maultsby]. Spirituals (also known as Negro spirituals, Spiritual music, or African-American spirituals) is a genre of songs originating in the United States and created by African Americans.

Spirituals were originally an oral tradition that imparted Christian values while also describing the hardships of slavery. Although spirituals were originally unaccompanied monophonic (unison) songs, they Cultural origins: African Americans.

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Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Afro-American religions (also African diasporic religions) are a number of related religions that developed in the Americas among African slaves and their descendants in various countries of Latin America, the Caribbean, and parts of the southern United States.

[T]he African American Religious Experience provides snapshots of 11 religious traditions close to the Afro-American experience in the US, from Buddhism to Voodoo. Each chapter opens with a historical introduction, moving to discussions off the Afro-American religious experience, a timeline of notable events, and details on different religious Brand: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated.

The tunes and the beats Afro-American religious music book negro spirituals and Gospel songs are highly influenced by the music of their actual cultural environment.

It means that their styles are continuously changing. The very first negro spirituals were inspired by African music. 1, books — 1, voters. Best African American Books. books — 1, voters. Books with a Non-Caucasian person as the/one of the lead characters.

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The phrase generally refers to descendants of enslaved black people who are from the United States. African Americans constitute the third largest ethnic group and the second largest racial group in the.

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And Still I Rise Tote Bag. Many of the instruments historically used in African American music, including the banjo and the drum, have antecedents in African musical instruments, and many features common to African American music likewise have roots in African musical traditions, such as the call and response song form and an immersive approach to singing.

The surge in black religious quartet singing that occurred in the s owed much to this vocal music education movement. In Bessemer, Alabama, the effect of school music instruction was magnified by the emergence of community-based quartet trainers who translated the spirit and substance of the music education movement for the inhabitants of Author: Pamela Monroe.

Written by the top authorities on different musical styles and cultural issues in African-American music, African-American Music: An Introduction presents an outstanding survey that looks at the progress of this legendary music form, from its earliest folk traditions through to the Rap and Hip Hop of today's modern music.

African American music has a rich history rooted in the brutal treatment of slaves who were shipped from West Africa from the s onwards. Early African American music encapsulates the enduring spirit of the people who were transported to the United States.

In the s came gospel music, a religious music. It is linked to the spirituals. 30 - North America: Afro-American Religious Music; Spirituals and Gospel; Contemporary Christian Music; Jewish and Asian-American Religious Musicals 31 - Central and South America and the West Indies: Latin American and Afro­ American Religious Music Title: Afro-American religious music: a bibliography and a catalogue of gospel music: Publication Type: Book: Year of Publication: Authors: Jackson, Irene V.

Afro-American religious songs is Marshall W. Taylor's hymnal, A Collection of Revival Hymns and Plantation Melodies, which was published in Perusal of the literature on Afro-American music reveals only two sources which refer to Taylor's collection.

One source, the book is a biography of Marshal M. ("Major"). AFRICAN AMERICAN RELIGIONS: HISTORY OF STUDY. The theoretical and analytical foundation of African American religious studies was initially laid by the prophetic voices of New World blacks such as Frederick Douglass ( – ) and David Walker, who put forth critical proclamations that challenged the spiritual integrity of "Christian Americans" while making.

African Americans (also known as Black Americans and Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group in the United States. The first achievements by African Americans in various fields historically marked footholds, often leading to more widespread cultural change.

The shorthand phrase for this is "breaking the color barrier". One commonly cited example is that of Jackie Robinson. In certain isolated parts of the South one may still find survivals of the earliest type of Afro-American religious song-the ring-shout.

True to an age-old 'Vest African pattern, the dancers shuffle round and round single file, moving in a counter-clockwise direction, clapping out the beat in complex Size: 1MB. Dr. James "Jimmie" Abbington likes to lecture while sitting at a piano or organ.

It's the best way to get his favorite points across. At the Calvin Symposium on Worship and the Arts, he flew through a sampling from choral anthems he's edited and songs in the African American Heritage Hymnal. "Now you'd probably expect this hymnal to have a spiritual, like.

Kumina or Cumina is a cultural form indigenous to Jamaica. It is a religion, music and dance practiced by, in large part, Jamaicans who reside in the eastern parish on St.

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Afro-American Spirituals, Work Songs & Ballads is -- beginning to end -- the strongest collection of such field-recorded material focused on work songs available, as of its release in In addition to recordings of chain-gang work songs, other raw, moving material heard on this compilation includes moans, a congregational shout that borders on the ecstatic, and sprirtuals 9/   As a volume in "The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Black Music," Lyrics of the Afro-American Spiritual: A Documentary Collection is disappointing, despite the wealth of texts presented.

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