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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): 126–128.
Published: 01 March 1990
...George Patterson McKinney; Josephine Straughn Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 73 Emancipation Hymn l. Our 2. 0 3. God 4. To J Fa- the rs in bon-dage yes, t h ey look'd to look'd on our conHim let th anks be J HJ J r ~ rr1 fet- tered, Two heav-en, And -d i- tion , Some giv- en...
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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...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 38–39.
Published: 01 September 1987
...George Patterson McKinney, Sr. © Copyright 1987 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1987 Emancipation Hymn "Emancipation Hymn " was composed by the Rev. George Patterson McKinney, Sr. (1863-1933) . The son of Florida slaves , his father, Rev. Ishmael McKinney (1832-1882) was also a Baptist minister...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 40–41.
Published: 01 September 1987
...Alice M. Bacon © Copyright 1987 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1987 Memorial Hymn to General Armstrong Alice Mabel Bacon (1858-1918) was a teacher at Hampton Institute from 1883-1900. Born in New Haven the daughter of a Congregationalist minister who was an antislavery advocate, Miss . Bacon...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (2): 88–95.
Published: 01 September 1988
...Hugh J. Roberts © Copyright 1988 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1988 Spiritual Songs and Hymns A Review Hugh J. Roberts One November in the late 1930s Bishop M. F. L. Keith of the House of God, Which is the Church of the Living God, the Pillar and Ground of Truth without Controversy, Inc. met...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (1): 53–60.
Published: 01 March 1987
... on these selections, especially the 'Yes, Lord !' praise."3 Black church hymnals often attain denominational distinctiveness by featuring the songs of talented members of the church who have unselfishly said "yes" to God's will and way. As Edith Ming is to the AMEC Bicentennial Hymnal (1984) with 22 hymns and hymnic...
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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 (1990) 4 (2): 14–29.
Published: 01 September 1990
... to the churches. We did not want another denomination. We are not sectarians. But the churches rejected us. So we had to build for the Lord."3 Similarly, in his r935 autobiography Jones alleges that black Baptist composer William Rosborough4 failed to publish Jones's very first hymn because Jones had been...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 1990
.... Entitled A Collection of Spiritual Songs and Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, Allen's compilation of fifty-four classic and "folk" hymns later appeared in a second edition, containing ten additional pieces, with the slightly modified title A Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs , from Various...
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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 (1989) 3 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 1989
... shackled but, as evidenced in their songs, their hearts and souls were liberated by the one who had more power than the oppressor. The next genre of music created, or adapted, by African-Americans was the common meter hymn, also called Dr. Watts hymns, or meter music. The singing of hymns in the "Dr. Watts...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): xi–xii.
Published: 01 March 1990
...Jon Michael Spencer Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 Preface The fourteen hymnists represented in this collection of unsung hymns by black and unknown bards are generally unfamiliar to the mass of contemporary African-American Christians. Joshua McCarter Simpson, Rev. F. M...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 30–42.
Published: 01 September 1994
...Christopher Brooks Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 In Search of an Indigenous African Hymnody: The Aladura Churches among the Yoruba Christopher Brooks This discussion considers the effect of various Western Christian hymn traditions on the emergence of an indigenous religious...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (1): 69–81.
Published: 01 March 1987
..., and visiting researchers. It now holds approximately 500 pieces representing all forms of Black music by composers both historic and contemporary. What follows, however, is a list of its sacred music holdings. 2 Along with concerted spirituals, hymns, and gospel songs are hymnals of the historically Black...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (1): 35–44.
Published: 01 March 1988
... exception were the early Scottish missionaries in northern Malawi who, perhaps due to their own folk hymn tradition, encouraged the use of African music in the churches. Some of the indigenous tunes that were arranged as Christian hymns, for instance, reflect the history of the Ngoni people of northern...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (2): 23–28.
Published: 01 September 1988
... for teaching anthems, hymns, and arranged spirituals to each of the four church choirs, and for teaching correct vocal production and music reading skills. This position further puts West Angeles at the forefront of new liturgical advances, for traditionally the Pentecostal church has had little interest...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): ix–x.
Published: 01 March 1990
.../Wesleyan-inspired mes- sage of threefold grace: prevenient (grace which goes before), justifying (salvation by grace, through faith), and sanctifying (holiness, "second rest" or "a heart from sin set free What the compiler of this volume suggests is probably correct: Charles Albert Tindley's hymns were...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 47–74.
Published: 01 September 1987
..., pamphlets, and programs, in addition to the substantial John Howardton Smith and Kenneth Brown Billups Papers. Presently named The Black Sacred Music Archive, the emphasis of the collection is the sacred music of black religion. Along with spirituals, hymns, gospel songs, civil rights songs, anthems...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 March 1987
... that Paul was actually referring to singing in tongues. H. L. Goudge was one of the few to understand that "The singing of improvised hymns was evidently one form taken by the gift of tongues." H. L. Goudge, The First Epistle to the Corinthians (London: Methuen, 1915), pp. 126-27. 4Frank Bartleman, What...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 109–134.
Published: 01 March 1994
..., gifted with perfect pitch and a flair for invention, fond of inventing machines to make sounds not ordinarily heard from bandstands-a system of waterglasses to play quarter-tone tunes, for example. George was always trying to stretch the family's ears to new sounds: he would make them sing a hymn in one...