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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 112–116.
Published: 01 September 1990
...Kenny J. Williams Williams , Kenny J. A Storyteller and a City: Sherwood Anderson’s Chicago . DeKalb : Northern Illinois University Press , 1988 . Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 cool, bebop, hard bop, fusion, free-form. It seems closer to articulating ever...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 70–72.
Published: 01 September 1990
...Walter E. Fluker Fluker , Walter E. They Looked for a City: A Comparative Analysis of the Ideal of Community in the Thought of Howard Thurman and Martin Luther King, Jr. Lanham, Md. : University Press of America , 1989 . Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 American...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 1–16.
Published: 01 September 1989
... that characterizes and thematizes life in the City (the secular realm), but rather the multifarious forms of American popular music. Thus it is just as crucial that theomusicology concern itself with the creators and consumers of popular music, in order to discern how this vast segment of American culture perceives...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 216–229.
Published: 01 September 1995
... been current in recent years leaves the common impression that all Negro folk music was of the past. The bald fact is that Negroes in the city and the small town are forced always to create a city-within-a-city, a town-within-a-town. Being in a segregated area in most cases, Negroes live in a condition...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (1): 51–59.
Published: 01 March 1991
... on the twelve-bar blues harmonic structure and phrasing. It was more "polished" than the earlier New Orleans jazz at the turn of the century, and its major influences came from New York City, Chicago, and Kansas City. Finally, on the religious front, gospel music was in its early stages of development around...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): v.
Published: 01 September 1989
... suggesting that the Church ordain this sect of popular musicians nor baptize their votaries. Besides, in the City (the secular realm) many of these performing artists are already high priests who go about casting out (d)evils of despair by musically thematizing life's mysteries with a secular theology...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 1994
... from local buses and matatus (Kenya's passenger vehicles) and make their way down a palm-lined sandy path to a mud and plaster church compound. A pastor from the Penteco·stal church of the urban city Mombasa, old women from deep in the hinterland of Ugiriamani, a Baptist deacon from Kanamai, a youth...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 38–46.
Published: 01 March 1993
.... They came down from Nineveh too. An' now he was on his way to preach to the Wicked City. He read it aloud, the passage rolling sonorously from his tongue: Arise go unto Nineveh that great city, and preach unto it the preachin' that I bid thee. So Jonah arose an' went unto Nineveh according to the word...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): v–ix.
Published: 01 March 1994
... of a review of Sacred Music of the Secular City (1992), one of the precursors of the present volume. Terry E. Miller, an ethnomusicologist at the Center for the Study of World Musics at Kent State University, spent almost the entirety of his "book review" commenting on my introduction, which lays out some...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 35–39.
Published: 01 September 1990
... by conducting tent revivals in city after city on the East Coast. He died in 1960, and under the leadership of Bishop Walter McCollough the House of Prayer has grown to include 350 churches throughout the United States. The House of Prayer is steeped in Holiness-Pentecostal doctrine. The members-especially...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 295–297.
Published: 01 March 1992
... and Circuses: Theories of Mass Culture as Social Decay. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1983. Burrows, David. Sound, Speech, and Music. Amherst: University of Massa- chusetts Press, 1990. Callahan, David, ed. The Secular City Debate. New York: Macxnillan, 1966. Camus, Albert. The Rebel: An Essay on Man...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 120–129.
Published: 01 September 1991
... be on a plane of which we need not be ashamed. There was an immediate exaltation of race consciousness, as even race consciousness was exalted on the night of Nov. 16, 1903, when, in the city of Washington, D.C., before one of the city's most distinguished audiences, 200 Negro choristers, accompanied...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 159–161.
Published: 01 September 1989
..., Patrick. Bread and Circuses: Theories of Mass Culture as Social Decay. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1983 . Callahan, David, ed. The Secular City Debate. New York: Macmillan, 1966. Camus, Albert . The Rebel: An Essay on Man in Revolt, trans. Anthony Bower. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969. Cone...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 98–140.
Published: 01 March 1992
... in the new city milieu, biblical lore remained deeply embedded in the heritage and narratives of Afro-America. The scripturality continued on into the modem era of urban blues, even though biblical meanings may have been increasingly forgotten, even modified beyond recognition. Given the Bible's cultural...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 177–188.
Published: 01 September 1992
... in this last quarter of a century. The majority of A. F. of M. [American Federation of Musicians] unions are still rigidly segregated, in North­ ern as well as Southern cities, a condition which affects job opportu­ nities. And the field of dance music, once entirely the colored man's domain, is now shared...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (1): 12–24.
Published: 01 March 1991
... parasitic. As rap grew, its expanded expression was still limited to mostly inner-city neighborhoods and particularly to its place of origin, New York City. Rap artists like Funky 4 Plus r, Kool Moe Dee, Busy Bee, Afrika Bambaata, Cold Rush Brothers, Kurtis Blow, DJ Kool Herc, and Grandmaster Melle Mel were...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 109–112.
Published: 01 September 1990
... moments with moralistic emphases. They strive to explain and shape America by making it the object of their brand of youthful yet intellectual discourse. Williams, Kenny J. A Storyteller and a City: Sherwood Anderson's Chicago. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 1988 . Sherwood Anderson was born...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 67–70.
Published: 01 September 1990
... in any form of music or scholarship as a negation of black people, it is minstrelsy. And theomusicology, through the sort of normative critique carried on by Felder, can and must take it to task and offer theological correctives. Fluker, Walter E. They Looked for a City: A Comparative Analysis...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 74.
Published: 01 March 1989
... at Hunter College and the Graduate Center of City University of New York. Lornell, Kip. "Happy in the Service of the Lord": Afro-American Gospel Quartets in Memphis. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1988. This is essentially an ethnomusicological study of black quartet singing in the musical city...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 74.
Published: 01 March 1989
... at Hunter College and the Graduate Center of City University of New York. Lornell, Kip. "Happy in the Service of the Lord": Afro-American Gospel Quartets in Memphis. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1988. This is essentially an ethnomusicological study of black quartet singing in the musical city...