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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 218–238.
Published: 01 March 1994
...N. Lynne Westfield; Harold Dean Trulear Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Theomusicology and Christian Education: Spirituality and the Ethics of Control in the Rap of Hammer N. Lynne Westfield and Harold Dean Trulear In his important essay "On Afro-American Popular Music: From...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 17–28.
Published: 01 March 1993
...Katrina Hazzard-Gordon Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Dancing to Rebalance the Universe: African American Secular Dance and Spirituality Katrina Hazzard-Gordon This article intends to briefly outline and discuss some of the spiritual and philosophical concerns demonstrated...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 98–124.
Published: 01 September 1989
... achievements in the wake of his pursuit are dazzling and at times monumental. It is the nature of these achievements that I want to examine in this essay. I understand Michael Jackson to represent a postmodern form of African-American secular spirituality that is primarily televisual and performance-oriented...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 48–50.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 Review of The Book of American Negro Spirituals This title is an incentive to conjecture. What should a book contain which is designed to be "the" Book of American Negro Spirituals; how should the matter be treated and what spirit should...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 108–113.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 The Authenticity of the Spiritual I Inasmuch as folk songs, regardless of locality, are made by people lacking scientific or academic culture, a chief characteristic of all such music is the preservation of certain oddities or even crudities...
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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 (1991) 5 (2): 102–103.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 The Deft Collection of Negro Spirituals Whether the program be civic, religious, artistic, or commercial, there is hardly anything which is so certain of creating added interest and appeal as a group of well-sung Negro spirituals...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 104–107.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 Understanding the Negro Spiritual For the proper rendition of any music, a knowledge of what was the intention of its creator is invaluable to the interpreter. In the case of the Negro spiritual, it should be remembered that the experiences...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 68–97.
Published: 01 March 1992
...James H. Cone Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 The Blues: ASecular Spiritual fames H. Cone What did I do To be so black And blue! Theologically, there is more to be said about the music of black people than what was revealed in the black spirituals. To be sure, a significant...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 40–46.
Published: 01 September 1990
...Sister Esther Mary, N.C.T. Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 Spirituals in the Church Sister Esther Mary, N. C. T Writings about and references to the use of spirituals in Protestant churches are sufficient in number. The value of the present article is that it is one of the few...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 37.
Published: 01 September 1987
...Jon Michael Spencer © Copyright 1987 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1987 Exodus (A Spiritual) To Harriet Tubman Jon Michael Spencer Must take foot with heel and toe, Go fleein' North to Abe, or West-a renegade. Cum by ya, Masta Jesus, must now steal away Protected by my God, my God to Whom I fly...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 29–32.
Published: 01 September 1987
...Benjamin Brawley © Copyright 1987 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1987 The Singing of Spirituals1 Benjamin Brawley No phase of the interest in the literature and art of the Negro within the last two decades has been more marked than the place universally accorded the so-called spiritual. As early...
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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 (1993) 7 (1): 29.
Published: 01 March 1993
...Thomas A. Dorsey Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Gospel Songwriter Attacks All Hot Bands' Swinging Spirituals Thomas A. Dorsey Since the music war has been on between ASCAP and BMI which went into effect January r, I have heard many of the Negro spirituals played by some...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 85–87.
Published: 01 March 1993
...Jon Michael Spencer James H. Cone . The Spirituals and the Blues . Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books , 1991 . 141 pp. Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Book Reviews BS In his treatment of the inclusivity of official hymnals of EuroAmerican denominations, Spencer...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (1): 45–50.
Published: 01 March 1988
...Lonnell E. Johnson © Copyright 1988 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1988 Servant Imagery in African-American Spirituals Lonnell E. Johnson 0 black and unknown bards of long ago, How came your lips to touch the sacred fire? How, in your darkness, did you come to know The power and beauty...
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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): 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 (1995) 9 (1-2): 162–174.
Published: 01 September 1995
..." type of Negro sings a spiritual or jubilee that the shout remains the ever-present accompaniment. There has always been a type of Negro who was not given to the shout. "Shout," as used here, is not to be confused with the shout indulged in by an individual who is aroused to vocal and physical...
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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...