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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 62–70.
Published: 01 March 1993
...Jacqueline Grant Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Ain't Gonna Study War No More (John 20:19-23) Jacqueline Grant We have the potential of becoming experts in what we study. Presumably, we study for proficiency and efficiency-to become better at one thing or another, to make...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 105–109.
Published: 01 September 1994
...Russell A. Potter Houston A. Baker , Jr. Black Studies, Rap, and the Academy . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 1993 . 103 pp. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Book Reviews 1OS Houston A. Baker, Jr. Black Studies, Rap, and the Academy. Chicago: University...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 36–63.
Published: 01 March 1994
... religious."2 This was a surprise to everyone, Bohlman said, Jon Michael Spencer is a professor in the Curriculum for African and Afro-American Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 1. Philip V. Bohlman, "Is All Music Religious ?" Criterion 28, no. 2 (spring 1989): 22. 2. Ibid., 21...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 91.
Published: 01 March 1993
... Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Contributors Ronald Dorris is an assistant professor of American Studies in the department of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame. He has published articles in such journals as the Western fournal of Black Studies and Western...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 1992
... a cognate systematic musicology-the anthropology of music (ethnomusicology), the sociology of music, the psychology of music, and the philosophy of music. Despite its borrowing from the social sciences and humanities, theomusicology is not merely an interdisciplinary study of music that is more or less...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 92–106.
Published: 01 March 1994
... experience and act upon music, and the studies became especially important for reassessing popular music. To the present day, researchers prefer to examine the consumption of rock and pop music by young people rather than to examine other fields of popular music. Meanwhile, the Adorno wounds seem...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 3–12.
Published: 01 March 1994
... for decades-for example, in his studies of the theological underpinnings in the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. Still, I found myself doubly intrigued when I first began to read The Melody of Theology, for I recognized yet another similarity between Pelikan's topic and my own in this essay-or, perhaps better...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 50–53.
Published: 01 September 1990
... traditionally has been defined as canon (2). Popular Culture studies date back to r965 when Ray Browne (then at Purdue University) and his longtime associate Russell Nye (one of the movement's early scholars) held the Midwest Conference on Literature, History, Popular Culture and Folklore at Purdue...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 58–60.
Published: 01 September 1990
... of the black race in the blues and in folk tales probably reveals a much deeper issue that theomusicology must seek to disclose. Because of the correlations between these genres, a comparative study of the iJlues and the vast corpus of collected folk stories will best broach the mask of wit and the mantle...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 91–101.
Published: 01 September 1991
... passages from the Bible, from Shakespeare and other poets. From R. Nathaniel Dett, "From Bell Stand to Throne Room," Etude 52 (February 1934): 79-80. © 1934 Theodore Presser Company, reprinted by permission of the publisher. 92 11te I. llall,oniel Deft leader Music on the Sly My two older brothers studied...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 157–163.
Published: 01 September 1992
... along with me on the idea of a musical career. Then, Fate took a hand and brought me to a violent disagreement with my mother when I left Wilberforce after four years of study and just two months before I was scheduled to gradu­ ate. All support from home stopped. I was thrown out on my own...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (2): 105.
Published: 01 September 1988
... © Copyright 1988 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1988 Contributors Donna McNeil Cox, Ph.D., is a music instructor at the Center for Enriched Studies in Los Angeles, and a music consultant in the Fine Arts Department of the West Angeles Christian Arts Center, West Angeles Church of God in Christ...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 60–61.
Published: 01 September 1990
... theomusicology boldly claims that the two-edged sword of God in the civil rights songs told old Pharaoh "where to go," Moses must "go down" and take a closer lookengage in empirical study-to determine whether or not his people were in fact let go. Cheek, William, and Aimee Lee Cheek. John Mercer Langston...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 1–13.
Published: 01 September 1990
... he moved out into the larger world, establishing a reputation as an authority on black folk music, and gaining recognition as an important pioneer folklorist and ethnomusicologist. The study, collection, and preservation of black folk song occupied a central position in James's life. This interest...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 33–35.
Published: 01 March 1993
... religious sense, and how does his artistic spirit manifest itself? These are the questions I have set myself to answer. Began Study of Languages As a first step I went to the London School of Oriental Languages and, quite haphazardly; began by studying the East Coast languages, Swahili and the Bantu group...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 177–200.
Published: 01 March 1992
... that the majority of books on jazz have failed to represent adequately their object of study; he characterizes the "body of writing" which accumulated around the signifier jazz as "little more than an amalgam of well-meaning amateur criticism and fascinated opinion."5 He then notes a curious phenomenon...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 215–231.
Published: 01 September 1992
... that was a fitting reward. Today it would be less than a mere pittance. When I was along in my school years, my mother engaged a teacher to give me violin lessons, and encouraged me to study music. How­ ever, I didn't want to be a performer. I wanted to compose, and no sooner did I learn to read music than I wanted...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 74.
Published: 01 March 1989
... that there were "Christian soldiers" in the North who were singing and politicking for their liberation was sufficient fuel for their insurrections and flights toward freedom. Eaklor is a Professor of History in the Division of Human Studies at Alfred University. Knapp, Bettina L. Music, Archetype, and the Writer...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 74.
Published: 01 March 1989
... that there were "Christian soldiers" in the North who were singing and politicking for their liberation was sufficient fuel for their insurrections and flights toward freedom. Eaklor is a Professor of History in the Division of Human Studies at Alfred University. Knapp, Bettina L. Music, Archetype, and the Writer...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 173–176.
Published: 01 September 1992
.... Perhaps it is his conscious mind that sounds a warning, noting that things do not follow each other in natural sequence, that there is too much or too little of this, that or the other, or that transitions are clumsy. Or perhaps it's the subconscious that detects the lack, after years of study...