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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 80–82.
Published: 01 March 1993
...Harold Dean Trulear Harold A. Carter , Wyatt Tee Walker , and William A. Jones , Jr. The African American Church: Past, Present, and Future . New York : Martin Luther King Fellows Press , 1991 . 103 pp. Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Book Reviews...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 20–22.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 Helping to Lay Foundation for Negro Music of the Future To those of us who believe with Dvorak that "the future music of this country must be founded on what is called Negro melodies" it is gratifying to see the large number of composers who...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 198–202.
Published: 01 September 1992
... is music and what isn t music? One of our answers to those questions will come the future of contemporary music itself, also an amended creed for all composers, a creed which should be subscribed to by teachers, performers and listeners. Once it would have been enough to say that the composer must be true...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 215–231.
Published: 01 September 1992
... may shed some light on the future. To begin with, my father was one of those who endured all sorts of From William Grant Still and the Fusion of Cultures in American Music, edited by Robert Bartlett Haas (Los Angeles; Black Sparrow, 1975), 124-39. Reprinted with the permission of William Grant Still...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (1): 51–64.
Published: 01 March 1988
... bringing good tidings of great joy. Their Belief as to the Future To the slave the future life was a necessity-heaven for the reward of the righteous, hell for the wicked. The gaining of heaven and the shunning of hell were the leading motives held out to men to repent. To this doctrine may be traced...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 85–97.
Published: 01 September 1989
... of Birth: Hi Records Memphis, Tenn./ Weight: Heavy/Height: Giant/Future Profession: Superstar, etc." After one year on the charts, Al Green was on his way to becoming a music industry superstar. But there was a problem, a paradox in that the very times and circumstances making possible his success were...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): vii–ix.
Published: 01 September 1991
...: This country did secure a musical identity from its indigenous black roots. At present, it may be too difficult for the average listener to hear anything that sounds remotely Afro-American in Dvofak's last symphony, which was thought to be a guide for the nation's musical future, because it sounds so much like...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 133–135.
Published: 01 September 1992
... that the public is the final judge of their fate. An artist who establishes him­ self firmly in the hearts of people need never be apprehensive as to what the future will bring, whereas the artist who builds a career on false publicity, improper preparation or insecure talent has placed his house on a bank...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 250–252.
Published: 01 March 1992
...) in the future, and the inability to feel "alive." For these students, the materialistic rat race of getting and spending, consuming and posturing, yields banal and empty lives. As I drove home to New Haven, I pondered this situation-in fear and trembling. I asked myself whether our cultural and religious...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 230–242.
Published: 01 September 1995
... themes, it must be said that they are more European than is desirable in this day. The piano works are variations on the themes and are not always highly pianistic. However, the scholarship and the purpose of his music are of such a high order that the end reaches far into the future. Coleridge-Taylor...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 75–80.
Published: 01 September 1991
... decisive for the future. Paul Bekker, The Story of Music "Now Thank We All Our God" is not included in this discussion because it has been reharmonized by Mendelssohn. However its melody is tonal rather than modal. #oles lo "'8 Hampton Cltoir of Symphony Hall 11 Russian Liturgical Anthems Of all...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 1–19.
Published: 01 September 1991
... that music which has come from the heart of one people, will go by its own strength to the heart of another; that such music needs no mannerisms or stage tricks to help it on its way."1s In summarizing his views on how the spirituals, with "sincere" treatment, can set a positive example for future music...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 206–217.
Published: 01 March 1992
... toward a different sort of history. Pushing was the posture that produced our future. The love ballads of the Impressions mirrored countless dimensions of life for the Civil Rights/Black Power generation. These ballads were based on love relationships between young men and women. But they also gave...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 75–80.
Published: 01 September 1994
... Music tion from the future give to your spirits a hint of promiset In the darkness did you hear the silent feet of your children beating a melody of freedom to words which you would never know, in a land in which your bones would be warmed again in the depths of the cold earth in which you will sleep...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 21–26.
Published: 01 September 1987
... the anticipation of d very distant future place on land, at sea or in the sky where there will be no war, no greed, no non-believers and no categorization where love is unconditional and no pronoun is good enough for God. "WILL YOU RE THERE?" THE HER~tAx McCoY CH011< Jo HENURICKS, commentator Duke Ellinr;/011...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 207–214.
Published: 01 September 1992
... only important musical contribution. This is not true, for while it is indeed important, it does not outrank everything else that has been accomplished. And what of the future of the Negro musician? It is quite evi­ dently bound up with the future of the Negro in America and with the improvement of his...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 68–69.
Published: 01 September 1991
... handle this native art, there can be but little hope for the future of Negro music. ...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 192–193.
Published: 01 September 1992
... to let petty jealousies cloud the future. I owe W C. Handy a debt of gratitude for many favors, and am sure that other Negro composers could say the same. ...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): xi–xii.
Published: 01 March 1990
... sentiments long familiar to the church will no doubt burgeon as song when sung. And if in future hymnals their verse, indeed all of the unaccompanied hymns herein, would be set to music by the many music ministers of the church, then this old but glorious hymnody will have become "new song" to sing. From...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 95–96.
Published: 01 September 1992
... life by contributing our money and our constructive ideas. Only thus can we build for the future of our talented young people. ...