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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 43–63.
Published: 01 September 1994
...D. Soyini Madison Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Story, History, and Performance: Interpreting Oral History through Black Performance Traditions D . Soyini Madison James Baldwin once said, "People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them." Baldwin reminds us...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 82–85.
Published: 01 March 1993
...Melva Wilson Costen Jon Michael Spencer . Black Hymnody: A Hymnological History of the African-American Church . Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press , 1992 . 242 pp. Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 82 Black Sacred Music and theomusicology are committed...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (2): 60–80.
Published: 01 September 1988
...Charles Price Jones © Copyright 1988 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1988 The History of My Songs Charles Price Jones "Jesus Has Made It All Right," "I'm Happy with Jesus Alone," "Jesus Only "Glorify His Name," and "Jesus Will Shelter His Own," are just a few of the nearly two dozen original...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 50–53.
Published: 01 September 1990
...Ray B. Browne Browne , Ray B. Against Academia: The History of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association and the Popular Culture Movement, 1967–1988 . Bowling Green, Ohio : Bowling Green State University Popular Press , 1989 . Copyright © 1990 by Duke University...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 1992
... onto the realization that music and religion can develop a common vocabulary and explicit discourse, since they rarely have an interest in theology or the history of religions as Bohlman seems to have. This was demonstrated at the ethnomusicology conference Bohlman held in the mid-198os at Cornell...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 36–63.
Published: 01 March 1994
... and religion can develop a common vocabulary and explicit discourse, since they rarely have an interest in theology or in the history of religions as Bohlman seems to have. This was demonstrated at the ethnomusicology conference Bohlman held in the mid-198os at Cornell University on the theme "Popular Music...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 96–97.
Published: 01 September 1990
..., Wallace Thurman, Nella Larsen, and Jean Toomer (the progenitors of modern black literature), Petesch posits several theories regarding the nature of their work. His conclusion is also true of black music, because their histories run side by side and casually intermingle. He says, "The imminence/threat...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 97–100.
Published: 01 September 1990
..., or at least instructive, for theomusicology to borrow from black literature a~d literary criticism in its effort to reconstruct the theological history of black people in America. Alongside other kinds of histories-namely the history of protest-Petesch recognizes in the black literature that was emerging...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 6–13.
Published: 01 March 1989
... makes the iconic expression possible then is not primarily artistic ability, but a relationship with the living Christ. Because this expression is grounded in the incamational action of God in history, the church is the place where iconic 1John Meyendorff, Christ in Eastern Christian Thought (New York...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 1–16.
Published: 01 September 1987
... typically lasted an extended period of time. This necessitated the composition of new verses, not so much out of want for artistic variety, but principally out of the 1Bemice Johnson Reagon, "Songs of the Civil Rights Movement. 1955-1965: A Study in Cultural History," Dissertation, Howard University, 1975...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 105–109.
Published: 01 September 1994
... between rap and black studies has been keenly anticipated. True to his idiosyncratic didactic style, Baker touches on all the collective histories and aspirations invoked during a time when a new black art form has once again revolutionized popular music and inevitably has been obliged to engage...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 75.
Published: 01 September 1987
... Hampton University Ministers Conference, and author of Voices of Experience (1985). Benjamin Brawley (1882-1939), longtime professor of English at Morehouse College and Howard University, authored such books as A Short History of the American Negro (1913), A Social History of the American Negro (1921...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 53–67.
Published: 01 March 1989
..., which was published by the CME Publishing House, in Memphis, in 1987. Its preface is probably the only printed document which chronicles the musical history of the denomination. Commencing with reference to John Wesley's A Collection of Psalms and Hymns (1737) and the hymns of Charles Wesley...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 1988
... will argue that Christian religion was the sacred history and the fate of bluespeople, and that blues and blueslife therefore subsisted within the larger sphere of Christianity. Two additional points are of fundamental import in the ensuing discourse. First, the subject matter is pre-war (World War II) blues...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 14–29.
Published: 01 September 1990
.... Cobbins, ed., History of Church of Chris t (Holiness) U.S .A., 189 5-196 5 IChicago: National Publishing Board, Church of Christ [Holiness) U.S.A., 1966), 21-32 . Black Sacred Mu sic 4:2, Fall 1990. Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press. CCC 1043·9455 /90/$1.50. Charles Price Jones people needed...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 117–120.
Published: 01 September 1990
... it with increasingly serious drama was to the uninitiated a radical proposition. For instance, Deep Harlem (1929) attempted to trace black history from Africa, via the slave trade, to Harlem life in the twenties. The production folded within a week (129 ). During the late sixties, Josephine Jackson and Joseph...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 72–74.
Published: 01 March 1989
... of American history and hymnology. The preface precisely lays out Eaklor's sound methodology, and the introduction provides considerable background on the larger abolitionist movement before addressing the specific aspect of antislavery song. We are informed, for instance, that while the majority...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 114–119.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 The Development of the Negro Spiritual I The period around 1850 in America represents one of the greatest anomalies of social history; for while thousands of Negroes were in the most abject slavery in the Southern States, where even attempts...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 85–87.
Published: 01 March 1993
... American traditions in these hymnals. Nevertheless, the availability of Black Hymnody will perhaps facilitate the struggle for unity in the body of Christ by its affirmation of a hymnological history that has been continuous since the establishment of African American denominations. This book will appeal...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 118–120.
Published: 01 September 1994
... period of African American history, when concentrated efforts were being made to provide definitive scholarly studies of African American composers and musicians, Hildred Roach published Black American Music: Past and Present (1973). The second edition of her 1973 volume provides evidence of her...