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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 21–26.
Published: 01 September 1987
...Eloise McKinney-Johnson © Copyright 1987 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1987 Some Memories of Duke Ellington's Premier Sacred Jazz Concert: A Report Eloise McKinney-Johnson The Dean and Chapter of Grace Cathedral present this Concert of Sacred Music with thanksgiving to God and with gratitude...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 155–161.
Published: 01 March 1992
...Eloise McKinney-Johnson Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 Some Memories ol Duke Ellington's Premier Sacred Jazz Concert Eloise McKinney-fohnson The Dean and Chapter of Grace Cathedral present this Concert of Sacred Music with thanksgiving to God and with gratitude to Duke...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 146–154.
Published: 01 March 1992
... years, the Sacred Concerts, considered by many to contain some of his best music. A recent concert performance of this sacred music in Symphony Hall, Boston, prompted me to reflect on the legacy of this cultural figure, indeed, on religious perspectives of that legacy which extend beyond Ellington's...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 84–90.
Published: 01 September 1991
... and more insistent. On Sunday, April 27, a beautifully decorated folder proclaimed that on the same evening the Hampton Institute A Capella Choir of forty mixed voices, Dr. R. Nathaniel Dett, Director, would give a "Concert de Bienfaisance," the purpose apparently being to help the Marine Welfare Society...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 34–41.
Published: 01 September 1991
... that the extensive use of Negro folk music for concert and exploitation has had a tendency to dim the lustre of that aurora of religion in which light the songs appear to their greatest and most natural advantage. It is obvious that these soul-born utterances of the slave's secret feelings were never designed...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (1): 65–71.
Published: 01 March 1988
... placed alongside of the religious art song and church anthem of the present day appear unspeakably crude, even ludicrous. It is the opinion of the present writer that the extensive use of Negro folk music for concert and exploitation has had a tendency to dim the lustre of that aurora of religion...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 92–106.
Published: 01 March 1994
... as an authentic way of coming to terms with the longing for redemption. Although a rock concert can fascinate in the immediate reception situation, it cannot establish any objective meaning." Roland Hafen's dissertation on young people experiencing live rock concerts has revealed some interesting things...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 1–13.
Published: 01 September 1990
... The church served for many years as the setting of concerts and major cultural events for African-Americans. It was in this setting of racial pride that young Willis James absorbed the tenets of his Baptist faith, attended school, heard black concert artists, and was exposed to the rich heritage of black...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 177–188.
Published: 01 September 1992
... impresario and where the works of some of our serious composers are being performed regu­ larly in symphony concerts throughout the world. Those things are on the credit side of the ledger. There is a debit side too: the things temporarily lost, or not yet gained. Though we have fine Negro instrumentalists...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 133–135.
Published: 01 September 1992
... be said that the public is King. There is no longer such a sharp dividing line between folk and concert music, for folk music has come to the concert hall while sophisticated music can be heard and enjoyed by everyone. Radio is not the only way in which this has been accomplished. We now have...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 195–202.
Published: 01 September 1995
... spiritual with a different word setting. There is a third source from which so-called "new spirituals" come. In some respects it is even less desirable than the two preceding sources. It is the present standard for programs encountered in some of the concert halls, those heretofore "holies of holies...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 29–33.
Published: 01 September 1991
... in charge of the Settlement hit upon the idea of having Mr. James Reese Europe, the well-known Negro conductor, appear with his orchestra of all Negro performers in a great benefit concert for the school. Other colored musicians were also asked to take part, and the date was set for May 2nd, 1912. Miss...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 138–140.
Published: 01 September 1994
... and arrangements of the spirituals, concert programs, photographs of Dett and his relatives, and lists of his musical works. Simpson tells us nearly everything we might want to know about Dett. She tells us about his family, his early musical training, his undergraduate study at Oberlin Conservatory of Music...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 207–214.
Published: 01 September 1992
... the school sent its singers of spirituals on a tour, virtually on a shoestring, in the hope that their concerts would bring cash. It was a pioneer effort, carried forth with true missionary zeal, in which many hardships had to be endured. There was not only a lack of money to keep the university going...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): ix–xiv.
Published: 01 September 1995
.... For many years Bethel served as the setting in which the young James not only absorbed the tenets of his Baptist faith but also heard black concert artists and was exposed to the rich song tradition of the black spirituals. James attended the Florida Baptist Academy (founded by Bethel Church), where he...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 1–19.
Published: 01 September 1991
... as the conductor of the famed choir. The tour consisted of concerts in Rotterdam, Amster- 2. See the review by Frederick Martens, "The Chariot Jubilee and Other Compositions of R. Nathaniel Dett," Southern Workman 48 (1919): 662-65 . 3. R. Nathaniel Dett, "The Development of the Negro Spiritual," in The Dett...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (1): 12–24.
Published: 01 March 1991
... discovered a place that allowed it to engage in ritualistic refusals of censored speech: the rap concert. The rap concert creates space for cultural resistance and personal agency, loosing the strictures of tyrannizing surveillance and demoralizing condemnation and substituting autonomous, often enabling...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 189–191.
Published: 01 September 1992
... not recognize ourselves as part of a world of nations; we would be equally illadvised not to accord those nations, their cultures the same appreci­ ation and respect they give to us. Why couldn't every concert in America consist partly of the clas­ sic, so that we may pay homage to tradition, and also include...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 265–267.
Published: 01 September 1992
... and the Fusion of Cultures in * Not included in this reader. 266 Black Sacred Music American Music, edited by Robert Bartlett Haas (Los Angeles: Black Spar­ row, 1975), 113-23· "How Do We Stand in Hollywood?" Opportunity, Spring 1945, 74-77. "The King Is Dead Long Live the King!" Stadium Concerts Reviews 28...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 3–12.
Published: 01 March 1994
... the assumptions of what music really is or can be. Even though a concert of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (cso) is 8 Blaclc Sacred Music the ultimate musical experience for many of Chicago's socially conscious, for aficionados of brass-playing, or for adherents to the cult of Sir Georg Solti, it might not fully...