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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 117–120.
Published: 01 September 1990
...Allen Woll Woll , Allen . Black Musical Theatre: From Coontown to Dreamgirls . Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press , 1989 . Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 loolrleviews JJT and saxed, beat the bop in club cellars, syncopated odd phrases, and dropped...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 81–85.
Published: 01 September 1992
... Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 The Art of Musical Creation Recently a discussion arose concerning the art of musical creation. A statement made by me to the effect that musical creation is almost entirely a subjective process was contested, and strong arguments were advanced...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 194–197.
Published: 01 September 1992
... Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 Our American Musical Resources Several years ago, a young friend of mine came here from Europe to study musical composition at one of our universities. He had been inspired to compose by hearing the music of the masters over the radio...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 178–201.
Published: 01 March 1994
...Mark Sumner Harvey Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Rhythm, Ritual, and Religion: Postmodern (Musical) Agonistes Mark Sumner Harvey Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the center cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 84–90.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 A Musical Invasion of Europe The discovery of the presence of forty young Negroes accompanied by five older ones among the "tourist-third" passengers of the French steamer, De Grasse, which sailed from New York, Wednesday morning, April 23...
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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 (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 (2): 35–39.
Published: 01 September 1990
..., dancers are usually ushered to the front of the church where they not only dance in a central location, but also engage in synchronous choreography. The choreography of the shouters is further synchronized by the "shout music" provided by a band consisting of instruments ranging from keyboards and drums...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 63–64.
Published: 01 September 1990
...Jim Curtis Curtis , Jim . Rock Eras: Interpretations of Music and Society, 1954–1984 . Bowling Green, Ohio : Bowling Green State University Popular Press , 1987 . Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 Boolelleriews 63 ence" (60). The "real" in contemporary cultures...
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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 (1): 25–40.
Published: 01 March 1991
...-American speech, literature, music, and dance are essential parts of nommo. Nommo creates 1. See Roger D. Abrahams, Deep Down in the fungle: Negro Narrative Folklore from the Streets of Philadelphia (Chicago: Aldine, 1970); Thomas Kochman, "Rapping in the Black Ghetto," Transaction (February 1969): 26...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 347–350.
Published: 01 September 1995
... Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Music Index "A New Bell," 309-11 "A Woman Is Born for Trouble;' 140 Abyssinia, 46 "Ah Got Heb'm in Mah View," 304-5 "Ah'm a Union Man," 130 - 31 "Ah'm Gonna Mek Mah Burden Easy;' 281-82 "Ah'm Prayin' on Mah Way," 304 "All My Sins Done Taken Away...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 100–101.
Published: 01 September 1992
... Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 Spirituals, Blues Important Se ion of American Music Nowadays the history of Negro music, chronicled by able musicolo­ gists, is available to every student who wishes to visit his public library There he may learn dates, names of all important...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 102–104.
Published: 01 September 1992
... Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 The Music of My Race More than 45 years ago, when the Czechoslovakian composer, Antonin Dvo ák, arrived in the United States as a professor, he amazed the country when he said and wrote that black music could be the basis of an important...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 114–123.
Published: 01 September 1992
... Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 The Men behind American Music Several years ago, the director of music in the public schools of Washington, D.C., wrote a pamphlet on American music in which he said that a certain Virginia-born white composer "understands and interprets...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 105–108.
Published: 01 September 1992
... Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 The Negro and His Music When one discusses the Negro "stereotype" he speaks of something that colored people have been fighting for many years something that extends to almost all art-expressions in which colored people are portrayed. Films, up...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 150–156.
Published: 01 September 1992
... Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 American Music and the Well-Timed Sneer Nothing in the propaganda world is so effective as the sneer. A word­ less sneer defies quotation, but it does its damage all the same. It hits its target with greater certainty than many a volume...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 157–163.
Published: 01 September 1992
... Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 Can Music Make a Career? The idea that it is easier for a colored person to make a place for himself in the arts than it is for a white person may seem startling. Yet this statement actually was made not too long ago by a promi­ nent white man...