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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 36–37.
Published: 01 March 1993
...Mary McLeod Bethune Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Lionel Hampton Beats Out New Rhythm for Civil Rights Fight Mary McLeod Bethune I am told that Lionel Hampton, the little orchestra leader who keeps our feet tapping with his drums and xylophones, has developed a new theme...
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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 (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 (1991) 5 (2): 1–19.
Published: 01 September 1991
..., scholarship, and musicianship, Black Sacred Music 5:2, Fall 1991. Copyright ©1991 by Duke University Press. CCC 1043-945 5/91/$1.50 2 ff,e I. llollH,niel DeH leader Dett after graduation hom Obertin Conservatory, 1908. Courtesy of Hampton University Archives. Dett was unquestionably deserving of this award...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 84–90.
Published: 01 September 1991
... known that the choir's repertoire contained only classic music and that most of this was of a religious nature, wonder gave place to a sort of amused surprise, and it seemed for a while that by their refusal to sing jazz, the members of the Hampton Choir would ostracize themselves. But youth has its own...
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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 (1991) 5 (2): 34–41.
Published: 01 September 1991
... in five parts-"Pilgrim's Song," "Deep River," "Little David, Play on Your Harp," and "Every Time I Feel the Spirit" -and twenty-five dollars to R. Nathaniel Dett, Director of Music, Hampton Institute, Virginia, for "Listen to the Lambs," an anthem in eight parts developed from a folk song of the same name...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 141–143.
Published: 01 September 1994
... and her upbringing. Born in Norfolk, Virginia, in 1910, Maynor began attending grade school at Hampton Institute when she was fourteen years old. She entered high school at Hampton in 1925, finished there in 1929, and entered Hampton's music department as a student of R. Nathaniel Dett. Rogers closes...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 23–28.
Published: 01 September 1991
... II. llalhoniel Deft Reader not only of our color and of our songs, but also of our religion. It took three years' training at Hampton Institute to bring me to the point of being willing to sing Negro songs in the presence of white people. White minstrels with black faces have done more than any other...
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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 (1987) 1 (2): 75.
Published: 01 September 1987
... © Copyright 1987 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1987 Contributors Alice M. Bacon (1858-1918), served as a teacher at Hampton Institute from 1883-1900. She was founder of the school's Dixie Hospital (1891). Michael A. Battle is Chaplain of Hampton University, Executive Secretary of the annual...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): xi–xiv.
Published: 01 September 1991
...), also titled "Negro Music." Other important writings are the introductions to his edited collections of spirituals, the two most important being Religious Folk-Songs of the Negro: As Sung at Hampton Institute (1927) and The Dett Collection of Negro Spirituals (1936). Less musicological, but no less...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 339–340.
Published: 01 September 1995
... and Madikane Cele. New York: G. Schirmer, 1920. Curtis-Burlin, Natalie. Hampton Series Negro Folk-Songs. New York: G. Schirmer, 1918. Dett, R. Nathaniel, ed. Religious Folk-Songs of the Negro as Sung at Hampton Institute. Hampton, Va.: Hampton Institute Press, 1927. Diton, Carl R. Thirty-six South Carolina...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 17–20.
Published: 01 September 1987
..., in his edition of Religious Folk-Songs of the Negro as Sung at Hampton Institute (1927), lists "Nobody Knows" as a hymn of tribulation. Also listed as songs of tribulation are "Soon I Will Be Done," "My Way's Cloudy," and "I'm So Glad Trouble Don't Last Alway." Each of these spirituals, and many others...
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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...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 37.
Published: 01 September 1987
.... 0 Pharoah' s plantation's swallowed-up While I drink milk and honey in Canaan. I, I milk honey in Canaan! There is a Song in the Making Jon Michael Spencer "0 Hampton, We Never Can Make Thee a Song, Except as Our Lives Do the Singing" (Hampton Institute Alma Mater) 0 Hampton, there is now a song...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 37.
Published: 01 September 1987
.... 0 Pharoah' s plantation's swallowed-up While I drink milk and honey in Canaan. I, I milk honey in Canaan! There is a Song in the Making Jon Michael Spencer "0 Hampton, We Never Can Make Thee a Song, Except as Our Lives Do the Singing" (Hampton Institute Alma Mater) 0 Hampton, there is now a song...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 42–43.
Published: 01 September 1987
...Natalie Curtis Burlin © Copyright 1987 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1987 Hymn of Freedom Natalie Curtis Burlin (1875-1921) , is author of Songs and Tales of the Dark Continent (1920) and a four volume work, Hampton Series Negro Folk-Songs (1918-1919), both of which are the result of her...