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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): 119.
Published: 01 March 1990
...Mary L. Tate; Mary F. L. Keith Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 69 The Church of the Living God 1 Built on the Rock, without spot or wrinkle, In the Church of the Living God; Born of the Spirit, filled with His glory, 'Tis the way the Apostles trod. 2 Built on the Rock...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 86–88.
Published: 01 September 1990
... as a weapon in the army of left-wing liberationists. Booleleviews BT People's Songs, Inc., was an organization built upon the long tradition of American protest singing dating as far back as antislavery abolitionism. Under the directorship of founding member Pete Seeger, People's Songs-during its three-year...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 245–251.
Published: 01 September 1992
... School which wasn't built on a hill at all, but was located in a section named Capitol Hill. It was a school of moderate size, with a main building of red brick back of which was an old-fashioned frame structure. In the schoolyard were many rocks and trees around which were built rough benches...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 69–70.
Published: 01 September 1994
... has furnished in pleasing approach to the same end. Most Negro schools have been built on this music: Negro musicians, touring the country in the financial interests of their schools, have sung more money out of white people's pockets for "Negro education" than forty Booker Washingtons could ever have...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (1): 51–59.
Published: 01 March 1991
... them But for too many of the newcomers, it turned out to be a place where hope died. Projects like the Taylors, in Chicago and elsewhere, were built by design in those parts of town where black people already lived and were intended to keep them there. Rather than break up the ghetto, the planners...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 53–54.
Published: 01 September 1990
... these kinds of intentions (4). Bruce noted, upon his examination of W. E. B. Du Bois's Souls of Black Folk, that Du Bois's concept of "double-consciousness" built on ideas and dilemmas that had long underpinned black writing (205 ). Indeed, the identical tension-ridden "double-consciousness...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (1): v–vii.
Published: 01 March 1991
..., Spring 199 1. Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press. CCC 1043-9455/91/$1.50. vi Black Sacred Music While there remains a cultural and generational rift between the black scholar and the black rapper, bridges are being built. Not only do rap groups perform their music on college campuses...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 97–99.
Published: 01 September 1992
... The biggest obstacle to a venture of this sort is money. These musi­ cians must live and support their families during the long period of preparatory rehearsals before concerts can be given. It takes money to buy the bare necessities of life while an organization is being built up and publicized so...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 33–35.
Published: 01 March 1992
... that it is, a tradition of Eurocentric interpretation has been built upon it, interpretation that includes a preoccupation with the theme of sex. The insurrection of subjugated sexualities in the blues-the blues singers' flaunting of metaphors implying immense sexual capacity-has teased their Victorian sensibilities...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 120–129.
Published: 01 September 1991
... is a characteristic scale of Old China, and also of the songs of some of the North American Indians. "Go down, Moses" is founded on a scale most frequently encountered in the music of the Magyars of Hungary. "Ho, Every One that Thirsts" is built on the Aeolian scale of the ancient Greeks. The Greeks were among...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 33–35.
Published: 01 March 1993
... perception instead of through a carefully built up system of logical analysis. No wonder that the Negro is an intensely religious creature and that his artistic and cultural capacities find expression in the glorification of some deity in song. It does not matter who the deity From The Chicago Defend er, May...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 91–94.
Published: 01 September 1992
... are cheap, monotonous. No one can be blamed for scorning them. But there are also forms of Jazz that are valuable additions to music, forms upon which great symphonies can be built. The Blues, for instance, a purely Negroid and secular expression, are not trivial, despite the homely sentiments...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 50–53.
Published: 01 September 1990
...). Bruce noted, upon his examination of W. E. B. Du Bois's Souls of Black Folk, that Du Bois's concept of "double-consciousness" built on ideas and dilemmas that had long underpinned black writing (205 ). Indeed, the identical tension-ridden "double-consciousness" that is thematically manifested in black...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): 167–170.
Published: 01 March 1990
... the dark the dawning 41 Are you weary, heavy hearted 19 As the shades of evening gather 93 As we journey through life 3 Blessed is the man that endureth temptation 60 Bringing Them In 25 Brother, let your light shine brightly 20 Built on the Rock, without spot or wrinkle 69 Christmas: The Vision Recurrent...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 109–112.
Published: 01 September 1990
...? It is not until West begins discussing the Du Boisian brand of pragmatism (on which foundation his own "prophetic pragmatism" is partly built) that he even raises the issue of music . Much like Du Bois's pragmatic manner, West's mode of intellectual praxis is a product of prophetic Protestant Christianity...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 109–112.
Published: 01 September 1994
... a remarkable hypothesis. Rejecting Hans Nathan's standard reading of "Dixie" (a fiction Emmett built out of the textual materials of minstrelsy), the authors argue that the song's lyric parallels the biography of Ben and Lew's mother, 112 Black Sacred Music Ellen Cooper Snowden, who moved to the Ohio frontier...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 198–202.
Published: 01 September 1992
... revolutionary music do not hold water. Further, in Wagner's case, the old was not completely discarded in order to bring forth the new. This in itself would have been a stupid, wasteful approach. Instead, Wagner built the new upon the old. There is another pertinent aspect to the question: the insistence...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 347–350.
Published: 01 September 1995
... Twenty-four Negro Melodies, 237 Violin Concerto, The (Coleridge-Taylor), 230-31 "Walk in Jerusalem Jes Like John," 229 "Walking in the Light," 183 "Water Boy," 17, 69 "We Are Climbin' Jacob's Ladder," 172, 229 "Were You Dere," 229 "When de Stars Begin to Fall," 173 "Who Built the Ark?" 104-5 "Who'll...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 75–80.
Published: 01 September 1991
... the contrapunists clothed with parts alive with flesh and blood. The greatest portion of the rich musical literature of the 12th to the 16th century is built on cantus planus, and still today church composers frequently base their works on chorale motives. -Dr. Riemann, Dictionary of Music Sacred Songs of the Early...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 56–61.
Published: 01 March 1993
... sing. By the power of our music we made a contribution to the spiritualization of America. We took our music and built everything we have. We took the music God put in our hearts and created hope in hopeless times. The hope born within, found hope without. The spirituals and gospels are among the most...