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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (1): 69–81.
Published: 01 March 1987
...Jon Michael Spencer © Copyright 1987 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1987 A Bibliography of Sacred Music held by The Black Music Archive Compiled by Jon Michael Spencer The Black Music Archive was founded at North Carolina Central University in 1984 by Jon Michael Spencer with a grant from...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 125–132.
Published: 01 September 1989
...Richard E. Wimberley Copyright © 1989 by Duke University Press 1989 Propheq, Erolicism, ond Apoco/yplicism in Popa/or Music: Prince Richard E. Wimberley Prince Rogers Nelson has been an anomaly in the music industry during the 1980s. A charismatic leader of cult-like proportions, he panders...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 17–49.
Published: 01 September 1989
...Jon Michael Spencer Copyright © 1989 by Duke University Press 1989 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. II God in Secular Music Cullure: 1'1te 1'1teodicy ol llte Blues as 11,e Paradigm of Proof Environmental...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 75–84.
Published: 01 September 1989
...Harold Dean Trulear Copyright © 1989 by Duke University Press 1989 The Prophetic Chorader olBlock Secular Music: Slerie Wonder Harold Dean Trulear While ferreting through background and secondary materials for this essay, I came across a review article in the December 1976 issue of Crawdaddy...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (1): 35–44.
Published: 01 March 1988
...Stephen H. Martin © Copyright 1988 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1988 African Church Music: The Genesis of an Acculturative Style Stephen H. Martin* One area in which Western influences have been deeply felt in African culture has been in the development of music in the Christian Church...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (1): 65–71.
Published: 01 March 1988
...R. Nathaniel Dett © Copyright 1988 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1988 The Development of Negro Religious Music R. Nathaniel Dett R. Nathaniel Dett (1882-1943) came under serious scrutiny for '·developing'· into anthemic form an indigenous American music believed to be genuine only in its...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (2): 81–82.
Published: 01 September 1988
...Charles Price Jones © Copyright 1988 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1988 Inductive Lessons in Vocal Music Charles Price Jones Below is the opening segment ofCharles Price Jones' two-part essay, "Inductive Lessons in Vocal Music," which closes his second collection of hymns, Jesus Only, Nos. 1...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (2): 102–104.
Published: 01 September 1988
... © Copyright 1988 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1988 From the Black Sacred Music Archive A Bibliographic Essay on Holdings Related to Black Holiness-Pentecostal Music The Black Sacred Music Archive, founded in 1984 with a foundation grant, is in many respects the entity out of which grew...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (2): 23–28.
Published: 01 September 1988
...Donna McNeil Cox © Copyright 1988 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1988 Contemporary Trends in the Music Ministry of The Church of God in Christ Donna McNeil Cox On the Cutting Edge of Musical Development Plan a visit to Los Angeles and ask almost anyone who has lived there during the last five...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 1989
...Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr. © Copyright 1989 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1989 Music as Cultural Expression in Black Church Theology and Worship Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr. In 1898 W E. B. DuBois stated that the three key elements of the black church worship experience were the preacher, the music...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 74.
Published: 01 March 1989
...Bettina L. Knapp Knapp , Bettina L. Music, Archetype, and the Writer: A Jungian View . University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press , 1988 . © Copyright 1989 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1989 74 The Journal of Black Sacred Music that the political songs still embodied...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): 132.
Published: 01 March 1990
...Sarah Collins Fernandis Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 77 Music 1 Under the toil and the striving, Under the sorrow and stings, Alway serene, aye persistent, Something in every heart sings. 2 And erst a grand oratorio Into life's harmony swells,Erst a song, plaintive...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 34–41.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 The Development of Negro Religious Music The recogmuon of development in religious Negro music was greeted with no such manifestations of encouragement as those which tended to make the exhibition of secular Negro effusions in Carnegie Hall so...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 23–28.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 The Emancipation of Negro Music There is hardly any folk music which so poignantly touches all the fundamentals of life as that of the American Negro. Though the worth of this music is not yet generally appreciated, even by the Negroes...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 120–129.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 Negro Music In the discussion of a subject so specialized as Negro Music, one must take into account the effect of tradition; and though, when compared with the Old World, it may seem that America is too young to have many traditions of much...
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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 (1991) 5 (2): 29–33.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 Development of Negro Secular Music That "it is an ill wind which blows nobody good," is proven by the fact that while the minstrel shows did much in lowering the tone and establishing a false impression of Negro music, yet they also were...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 42–47.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 Negro Music ol the Present On page seventy-two of his "American Masters of Painting," Mr. Charles H. Caffin makes the following statement: "So far as could be judged from the showing made by American painters at previous expositions, they were...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 282–294.
Published: 01 March 1992
...Cornel West Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 On Afro-American Popular Music: From Bebop to Rap Corne] West The salient feature of popular music in First World capitalist and Third World neocolonialist societies is the appropriation and imitation of Afro-American musical forms...