Encyclopedia Of American Gospel Music

Author: W. K. McNeil
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135377006
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Human societies have not always taken on new technology in appropriate ways. Innovations are double-edged swords that transform relationships among people, as well as between human societies and the natural world.

Uncloudy Days

Author: Bil Carpenter
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9780879308414
Size: 67.71 MB
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The first true gospel music encyclopedia, Uncloudy Days explores the artists who profoundly influenced early rock 'n' roll and soul music and provided inspiration for millions of the faithful."--BOOK JACKET.

Encyclopedia Of Contemporary Christian Music Pop Rock And Worship

Author: Don Cusic
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313344264
Size: 64.14 MB
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The first comprehensive overview of contemporary inspirational music, covering its historical roots and dramatic growth into one of America's most vital music genres. • Over 200 entries spanning the development of contemporary Christian ...

Encyclopedia Of American Folklife

Author: Simon J Bronner
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317471954
Size: 25.60 MB
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Offers approximately 270 essays on topics in American folklife as diverse as chain letters, the Internet, Little Havana, fans of heavy metal music, Wiccans, and zydeco.

Encyclopedia Of African American Music

Author: Tammy Kernodle
Publisher: Greenwood
ISBN: 9780313342004
Size: 75.79 MB
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African Americans' historical roots are encapsulated in the lyrics, melodies, and rhythms of their music. In the 18th and 19th centuries, African slaves, longing for emancipation, expressed their hopes and dreams through spirituals.

Encyclopedia Of American Drama

Author: Jackson R. Bryer
Publisher: Infobase Learning
ISBN: 1438140762
Size: 57.89 MB
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The threeact play begins on a Sundayafternoon duringa prayer service, where
Margaret's preaching is accompanied by the sounds of gospel singing.This first
scene introduces Baldwin's major themes of personal redemptionand the
powerof music. It begins to explore the relationship between the spheres of black
music's liberated (jazz and blues) and repressive (church and religious)
manifestations,and it demonstrates the characters' responses to lives
dominatedbythe history ...

The New Encyclopedia Of Southern Culture

Author: Bill C. Malone
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469616661
Size: 11.83 MB
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Music festivals remain, however, one of the most vital contexts in which
southerners celebrate their cultural past and interpret their present cultural
identity for others. david e. whisnant Chapel Hill, North Carolina Robert Cantwell,
Bluegrass Breakdown: The Making of the Old Southern Sound (1984); Curt
Ellison, Country Music Culture: From Hard Times to Heaven (1995); Archie ... on
American popular music, African American gospel music is a comparably recent
music phenomenon.

The New Encyclopedia Of Southern Culture

Author: Glenn Hinson
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807898554
Size: 66.59 MB
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The resulting worship—shaped by African American style and powered by the
passion of faith—both honors the old and welcomes the new, ensuring that
gospel will continue to speak to new generations of southern believers, just as it
has for the many generations who came before them. GLENN HINSON University
of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Horace Clarence Boyer, How Sweet the Sound:
The Golden Age of Gospel (1995); Mellonee V. Burnim, in African American
Music: An ...