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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (1): 85–87.
Published: 01 March 1991
... the Violence." Billboard 98 (November 8, 1986): 9. Dery, Mark. "Public Enemy Confrontation." Keyboard (September 1990): 81 - 96. Grein, Paul. "Rap Racks up Its First Platinum LP: Run-D.M.C. Leads July Charts." Billboard 98 (August 16, 1986): 4, 8r. Leland, John. "Armageddon in Effect." Spin (October 1988): 46...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 268–269.
Published: 01 September 1992
.... Douglas, Fannie H. "A Tribute to William Grant Still." Black Perspective in Music 2 (Spring 1974): 51-53. Fleming, John. "Composer Proves There Is No Color Line in Music World." Arkansas Gazette, 9 August 1953, 3F. Gehrkens, K. W "How about William Grant Still?" Etude 66 (August 1948); 478. Haas, Robert...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 14–21.
Published: 01 March 1989
... cries" after the manner of religious hymns which serve to edify a congregation of believers. Also in this category, but more specific in their lyrics, are "Freedom's Call," "The First of August in Jamaica," and "Celebration Adieu." Once again utilizing standard abolitionist techniques, Simpson finds...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 265–267.
Published: 01 September 1992
... in American Music, edited by Robert Bartlett Haas (Los Angeles: Black Sparrow, 1975), 99 101. * "Modern World Challenges Contemporary Composers." Los Angeles Times, 5 July 1939, 4· With Verna Arvey. "The Music of My Race." Musica 1, no. 5 (August 1941): 105-8. Translated into English by Beatriz Maya...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (2): xiii–xiv.
Published: 01 September 1993
... of African Songs of Worship, published by the WCC's subunit on renewal and congregational life. The collection was a product of the African Worship Workshop, which the WCC sponsored in Harare, Zimbabwe, in August 1986. For his helpful role as a moderator during the conference we are grateful to Rev. Arnold...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 47–54.
Published: 01 March 1992
... sing 'cause that's a way of understanding life. 1 Playwright August Wilson in his fictional re-creation of the famous classic blues singer Ma Rainey, captures the poetry, pathos, and power of the blues. Although some might care to debate whether or not "white folk understand the blues...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 62–70.
Published: 01 March 1993
... then is more than the absence of hostility as commonly and traditionally understood. It is physical and spiritual; it is individual and communal; it is human and divine. Given these understandings of peace, how do we appropriately interpret the state of world affairs, not only now but also prior to August 1...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 265–267.
Published: 01 March 1992
... whites see rap they read rape, that they view the rappist as a rapist, that they understand rapsody to be sodomy? Even worse was the piece on serial killers on the CBS Evening News with Dan Rather on August 22, 1991. The journalist had brief clips on serial killers from Son of Sam to Jeffrey Dahmerall...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 102–104.
Published: 01 September 1992
.... It cannot be denied that some forms of jazz are of poor quality. But there are other forms that represent valuable contributions to musi- From Musica 1, no. 5 (August 1941): 105-8. Co-authored with Verna Arvey. Reprinted with the permission of William Grant Still Music. The Music of My Race 103 cal art...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 1–77.
Published: 01 September 1992
... Calvin to WGS and VA, 3 August 1945, Still-Arvey Papers. 26. Willa Lee Calvin to WGS, 20 March 1943, Still-Arvey Papers. An Introduction to William Grant Still 11 actually written the articles, that she had insisted on putting his name on them because they were built on his ideas, so that it was she who...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 121–123.
Published: 01 September 1990
...: Oxford University Press, 1987 . McNeil, W. K., comp. Southern Folk Ballads. 2 vols. Little Rock, Ark.: August House, 1987-88. MacRobert, Iain. The Black Roots and White Racism of Early Pentecostalism in the USA. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1988. Marsh, Dave. The Heart of Rock and Soul: The 1001...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 299–309.
Published: 01 March 1992
... Sunday," 144, 149-50 CoD1D1odores, 28 5 Comte, Auguste, 51 18 Confidence-Man, 191 Cooke,SaD1,203,205,284 Cooper-Lewter, Nicholas, 13, 14, 16 Cortazar, Julio, 196 Cotton Club, 148 Council, Floyd, 108 Country Blues, 103 Cox, Ida, 116, 117 Creed, Linda, 286 Crossroads, 256, 257, 258 Crouch,Andrae, 292...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 14–29.
Published: 01 September 1990
... to the 34th Annual Holiness Convention, 24-31 August 193 0, Los Angeles, California, p. 8. Indeed, the official founding date of the Church of Christ (Holiness) USA-1 897 -indicates that it was not a part of the "come-out" stampede of 1870-90, during which Holiness churches rapidly grew. 4. Jones included...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 1–16.
Published: 01 September 1987
..., Connecticut: Fawcett, 1968). p. 402. 11Fannie Lou Hamer, August 9, 1968, pp. 3-4, Ralph J. Bunch Oral History Collection, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University. 12Ibid., pp. 2-3. 13ReJohnna Brown, "Fannie Lou Hamer: My Personal Memoir," Jackson [Mississippi] Advocate, February 25, 1982. Mrs...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 155–161.
Published: 01 March 1992
... of the one-hundredth anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. Duke first performed this work at New York City's conservative Carnegie Hall in January of 1943. At the August 1963 "Century of Negro Progress" Exposition in Chicago, he again used it as a theme for his 158 Black Sacred Music My People revue...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 144–149.
Published: 01 September 1992
... these musicians have so much time and energy to spend on intrigue, their creative work must necessarily suffer. A person can't possibly do so many things and do them all From Opera, Concert and Symphony, August 1947, 10 11, 30. Reprinted with the permission of William Grant Still Music. Politics in Music J45 well...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (1): 25–40.
Published: 01 March 1991
..., Rap Music Finds Its Roots in Rhythms of the Street," Daily Breeze, August 24, 1986, 7E, reports: "Rappers went into the recording studio and two rap singles were released The first, "King Tim III (Personality Jock), " was by a street funk group called Fatback and featured an unnamed disc jockey called...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 147–161.
Published: 01 September 1995
... of the T. C. I. Company, encouraged in the matter of singing some of their own songs, especially those that are related to the mine and to the life of the mining camp. There is more interest in singing in this section of Alabama than in any other similar area I have visited. One Sunday afternoon in August...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 40–46.
Published: 01 September 1990
... congregation sings, to the haunting refrain of a Negro melody, the Kyrie. Three-quarters of an hour later, as the words of the blessing are r. Source: Southern Workman 63, no. ro (October 1934) : 308-14. Reprinted there from The Living Church, Ir August 1934. Black Sacred Mu sic 4:2, Fall 1990. Copyright ©...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 21–26.
Published: 01 September 1987
... socially significant revue, My People, presented in 1963 at the Arie Crown Theatre at McCormick Place in Chicago on the occasion of the one-hundredth anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. Duke first performed this work at New York City's conservative Carnegie Hall in January of 1943. At the August...