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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 70–74.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 Notes to the Hampton Choir at Carnegie Hall Sacred Songs of the Early Church In these Sacred Songs of the Early Church, the first by a Netherland composer who later became famous as the head of the "Venetian School" of madrigal writing...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 81–83.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 Notes to the Hampton Choir at Queen's Hall I. Negro Melodies The three Negro spirituals, "Keep Me from Sinking Down," "No More Auction Block for Me," and "I'm Going to Travel," form a group unusually expressive of the slave's attitude toward his...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 75–80.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 Notes to the Hampton Choir at Symphony Hall Negro Melody as Cantus and Chorale In this day of jazz and exaggeration, it is not surprising that what might be called the "cathedral element" in Negro folk song has been largely overlooked...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 84–90.
Published: 01 September 1991
... we were bound. "A choir from a Negro school?" "Then surely we would sing; perhaps someone would sing a solo. Let's see-'I'll Always Be in Love With You' - that's a pretty song, but 'Ole Man River' is better, don't you think-has more snap, and well, you know, it's more characteristic." When it became...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 216–229.
Published: 01 September 1995
... performers and to their urban associations. The Southemaires sing in the old vaudeville manner, while the Charioteers tend toward the jazz idiom. Ill The choir is a very old institution among peoples. It is the only natural folk way of singing, particularly the mixed choir. Man is musically at his best when...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 1–19.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Institute on February 12, 1928 . Douglas Gordon, "And the Truth Shall Make You Free," Southern Workman 57 (1928): 154-58. lnlrodumon 3 Dett as a young college professor. Courtesy of Hampton University Archives. ~ North Carolina (1937-42). At each of these schools Dett formed and directed touring choirs...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 21–26.
Published: 01 September 1987
... of eighty plus a twentypiece orchestra played to capacity throngs throughout the celebration. Words, music, orchestration, production, direction, lighting and half the choreography were by Duke Ellington. "C0!\1E SUNDAY" THE HERMAN McCoy CHOIR directed by Mr. McCoy Dulte Ellingtori GROUP OF TRADITIONAL...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (2): 23–28.
Published: 01 September 1988
... the Sunday school, the Young People's Willing Workers,2 the new members class, the choir rehearsal hall, and the new West Angeles Bible College. The West Angeles church is setting standards for the Church of God in Christ (COGIC) in its educational enterprise as well as in the humanities, for Bishop Blake's...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 1989
... prototype. What most contemporary worshipers hear their Senior Choir singing or what black college choirs sing on the concert stage is quite different from the spontaneous folk songs created by the religious slaves. What is currently heard are the words and modified tunes arranged in the style of European...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 138–140.
Published: 01 September 1994
...), Lincoln Institute in Missouri (19n-13), and Hampton Institute in Virginia (1913-32). After he earned his master's degree, he served as director of music at Bennett College in North Carolina (1937-42). At each of these schools Dett directed choirs that toured and sang many of his published arrangements...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 203–215.
Published: 01 September 1995
... to center stage and explains the rules and the conditions governing the competition, as set forth on the handbills. These items are as follows: Cash Awards Best Choir Second Best Choir Third Best Choir Best Glee Club or Quartet Second Best Glee Club or Quartet Third Best Glee Club or Quartet $20 $15 $10 $15...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 341–346.
Published: 01 September 1995
..., 142-43, 210 Calloway, Cab, 23, 24, 26, 46 Carnegie Hall, 27, 41, 226 Carter, E. R., 313 Center for Negro Arts, ix chant, 6 Charioteers, 221-22 Chicago Conservatory of Music, xi children, 46 choirs, 222-25 Chopin, Frederic Fran~ois, 56, 180 church, 158, 163; music influenced by blues, 61-62 Churchill...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (1): 35–46.
Published: 01 March 1987
... of the mass, is presented in a straight-forward manner. In that regard, the text and the music wed each other perfectly, a marriage Mclin says "makes for a single mood and creates a package." The cantor opens by intoning "Glory to God in the highest," to which the choir responds, "and peace to His people...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 155–161.
Published: 01 March 1992
... for the evening. Making the pageant even more pleasing was the attire of the performers. The ladies in the Herman McCoy Choir of Los Angeles radiated with rhinestones as they sang. Each wore a simple black dress, plain black shoes, a wispy hat of black veiling, an immense rhinestone brooch on her left shoulder...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 141–143.
Published: 01 September 1994
... to Maynor's solo performance with the Hampton choir in Carnegie Hall in April 1928. Edward Cushing, writing for the April I7 issue of The Brooklyn Eagle, said Maynor's soprano solo in Dett's arrangement of Thomas Campion's "As by the Streams of Babylon" was so striking that the piece had to be repeated...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 131.
Published: 01 September 1991
... and Musicians. Ed. Oscar Thompson. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1938. pp. 1243-46. Negro Spirituals. London : Blandford, 1919. Program Notes. Concert by the Hampton Institute Choir. Carnegie Hall, New York. April 16, 1928. Program Notes. Concert by the Hampton Institute Choir. Symphony Hall, Boston. March 10, 1929...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (1): 65–71.
Published: 01 March 1988
... primitivity. On April 21, 1930 came a correspondence from George P. Phenix, Principal of Hampton institute (where Dett taught and directed the choir), saying, "As sung by the choir a week ago, our spirituals were in a sense de-spiritualized." And in a February 3, 1945 letter to Arna Bontemps (Fisk University...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (2): 81–82.
Published: 01 September 1988
... he tries. (b) "I will sing with the spit, and with the understanding also," said the inspired apostle; which showed that he believed in correct singing, but in the spirit of devotion as well. The heart of the church choir should be prepared for singing as the heart of the minister is prepared for his...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 91–101.
Published: 01 September 1991
... graduation from Oberlin, I got a position as a teacher in Lane College, Jackson, Tennessee. This is a Negro Institution. There, through practical experience, I began to learn how to teach. Within two years I had over one hundred students in piano and had developed an unusually good choir. I learned many new...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (1): 83.
Published: 01 March 1987
... © Copyright 1987 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1987 Contributors Roland M. Carter is Chairman of the Department of Music at Hampton University, director of the well-known Hampton Choir, and director of the Choir Directors-Organists Guild of the Hampton University Ministers Conference . Marvin...