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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 74.
Published: 01 March 1989
...Kip Lornell Lornell , Kip . “Happy in the Service of the Lord”: Afro-American Gospel Quartets in Memphis . Urbana : University of Illinois 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 (1995) 9 (1-2): 216–229.
Published: 01 September 1995
... authentic Negro pieces. II During the last twenty years a vogue of singing has mounted in the South and spread to all parts of the nation through the aid of the radio and the phonograph record. This species of ensemble is the common Negro gospel quartet. These organizations are the result of the old...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (2): 29–51.
Published: 01 September 1988
... tour in 1937. They traveled to Houston where they met the Soul Stirrers and traded songs and ideas. Within a year the Selah Jubilee Singers were among the top vocal quartets in New York City, and just before the outbreak of World War II Ruth, who was leading the group, had negotiated a contract...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 203–215.
Published: 01 September 1995
... to center stage and explains the rules and the conditions governing the competition, as set forth on the handbills. These items are as follows: Cash Awards Best Choir Second Best Choir Third Best Choir Best Glee Club or Quartet Second Best Glee Club or Quartet Third Best Glee Club or Quartet $20 $15 $10 $15...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 1–13.
Published: 01 September 1990
... spirituals. During his college years he would perform in the two-thousand-seat sanctuary as a violinist and as a tenor soloist with his college quartet and glee club. One of the significant influences on James's development as a musician was the academy's music teacher, concert tenor Sidney Woodward (1860...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 74.
Published: 01 March 1989
... at Hunter College and the Graduate Center of City University of New York. Lornell, Kip. "Happy in the Service of the Lord": Afro-American Gospel Quartets in Memphis. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1988. This is essentially an ethnomusicological study of black quartet singing in the musical city...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 341–346.
Published: 01 September 1995
...; quartet, 238 Floyd, Iona, n2 Folk Song of the American Negro, 143, 235 Fort Valley State College, 203, 213; Folk Festival, xii, 203-15 Foster, Stephen, 59, 194 Free, Mack, 156-57 Friml, Charles Rudolf, 28 Garrison, Lucy McKim, 18, 239 Gay, Beady, 208, 212 Georgia Industrial College, 184 Gershwin, George...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 195–202.
Published: 01 September 1995
..." is sung? Here again it is a matter of sympathetic understanding being unremittingly wedded to sincere purpose, which conveys to the listener an unfailing sense of vital realism. During the last fifteen years a type of Negro quartet has appeared in the theater, the concert field, and often over the radio...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): ix–xiv.
Published: 01 September 1995
... came under the tutelage of the individual who nurtured and encouraged his appreciation for the artistry of black folk song-the academy's music teacher, concert tenor Sidney Woodward.I James sang in the choral groups and male quartets trained at the academy by Woodward. Recognizing his young student's...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 74–75.
Published: 01 March 1989
... ofFrench and Comparative Literature at Hunter College and the Graduate Center of City University of New York. Lornell, Kip. "Happy in the Service of the Lord": Afro-American Gospel Quartets in Memphis. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1988. This is essentially an ethnomusicological study of black...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 72–74.
Published: 01 March 1989
... that re-awakens the protagonist to existence. Knapp is Professor ofFrench and Comparative Literature at Hunter College and the Graduate Center of City University of New York. Lornell, Kip. "Happy in the Service of the Lord": Afro-American Gospel Quartets in Memphis. Urbana: University of Illinois Press...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 230–242.
Published: 01 September 1995
... of these two people has had a great measure of influence on the development of the "Fisk Tradition," even though the golden age must be assigned to the tenure of John Work, Sr. For years J. A. Myers sang in the quartet alongside Work, the master. The following three people deserve mention on the basis of cre...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 133–138.
Published: 01 September 1991
..., xii, 19, 4850, 60, 63 Johnson, J. Rosamond, 29, 30, 32, 49, IOO Jones, Sisseretta ("Black Patti 122 Joplin, Scott, vii Kedroff Quartet, 77 "Keep Me from Sinking Down," 50, 61 , 81 Kneisel String Quartet, 97 Krehbiel, Henry E., 40, 57, 63, 97 Lambert, Richard, 122 Landormy, Paul, 72, 78 Lane College, 2...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 147–161.
Published: 01 September 1995
... 1943, I sat down in the home of Allen Lockett and heard ten male quartets that were kind enough to spend several hours of their time singing for my edification. When I asked where these many quartets came from, the answer was merely, '"Mongst de boys 'round here. You ain't seen nothin' yet. You ought...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 75–80.
Published: 01 September 1991
... (which comprises the entire student body) of concerts to be given by the National Ukrainian Chorus, the Russian Cathedral Quartet, the Russian Symphonic Choir, or the Kedroff Quartet, have been received with an enthusiasm scarcely less marked than that accorded the visitors themselves...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 109–134.
Published: 01 March 1994
... for fraternity shows. More noteworthy still, during these years he was busy composing first versions of both the First and the Second Symphony, and the First String Quartet. After college, Ives went to New York City to look for a job in the business world. Virgil Thomson, the composer, severely faulted Ives...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (2): 105.
Published: 01 September 1988
... College in Ferrum, Virginia, and author of "Happy in the Service ofthe Lord": Afro-American Gospel Quartets in Memphis (1988) and Virginia's Blues, Country, and Gospel Records 1902-1943: An Annotated Discography (1988). Hugh J. Roberts, Ph.D., is a minister in the United Methodist Church currently...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 54–55.
Published: 01 September 1991
... as novelties on their programs, who evidently know little of, or care nothing for the real spirit of the songs; the From R. Nathaniel Dett, "John W Work," Southern Workman 54 (192 5): 43 8. Courtesy of Hampton University Archives. Joltn W. Worlr SS many quartets and other groups, sent out chiefly...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 69–70.
Published: 01 September 1994
... music has opened the door to non-religious activities of the Negro. The first successful Negro musical comedies based their secular music on the rhythm and expression of the Negro religious songs. Their entertaining choruses and quartets had the appealing genius of the "Spirituals" in them. The latest...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 27–28.
Published: 01 September 1987
... the matted jungles and sunburned deserts of Africa, from the reed huts of the Nile. When F. J. Loudin of the Fisk Jubilee Singers told me how the people flocked to hear his troupe sing their simple old plantation songs I wondered. When I heard a college glee club or a white male quartet sing these same songs...