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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 75.
Published: 01 March 1989
...Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Gates , Henry Louis , Jr. The Signifying Monkey: A Theory of Afro-American Literary Criticism . New York : Oxford University Press , 1988 . © Copyright 1989 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1989 Book Reviews 75 Dvorak sums up the apocalyptic, eschatological...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 72–75.
Published: 01 September 1990
...Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Gates , Henry Louis , Jr. The Signifying Monkey: A Theory of Afro-American Literary Criticism . New York : Oxford University Press , 1988 . Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 flection and the goal toward which all of life strives"-is its...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 92–106.
Published: 01 March 1994
...Peter Bubmann Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Dreamtime and Tribal Ritual: Elements of a Critical Theory of Popular Music Peter Bubmann In a 1992 lecture on the media and commercialism, the American theologian Harvey Cox almost wallowed in the terminology of cultural criticism...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 80–83.
Published: 01 September 1990
... of the dilemma of opera, which distinguishes it from most arts, is that it is an invented genre whose theory preceded its practice (27). Kivy recognizes two kinds of compositional procedures for the setting of operatic texts-the principles of "textual realism" and "opulent adornment." The former principle...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 70–72.
Published: 01 September 1990
... Christian cultures, the ideal community-"the norm for ethical re- flection and the goal toward which all of life strives"-is its normative criterion, too. Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. The Signifying Monkey: A Theory of Afro-American Literary Criticism. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988. The blues...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 58–60.
Published: 01 September 1990
... and private sector policies. The six variables he selected to gauge change were police protection, fire protection, water and sewerage services, paved streets, parks and recreation, and employment (17, 23). Button begins by delineating the two major sociological theories customarily used to explain...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 74–75.
Published: 01 March 1989
... are sometimes determined by the end that is served. Although no black writer is represented, Knapp's theory is also applicable to the analysis of black literature, Ralph Ellison's/nvisible Man ( I947), for instance, wherein it is a blues song that re-awakens the protagonist to existence. Knapp is Professor...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 75.
Published: 01 March 1989
... of Pennsvlvania. Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. The Signifying Monkey: A Theory of Afro-American Literary Criticism. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988. Gate 's theory of Afro-American literary criticism is based on the notion of signifying, which he distills to mean a black person's symbolic aggression enacted...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 157–177.
Published: 01 March 1994
... Joseph N . Suaus's Introduction to Post-Tonal Theory (Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1990), esp. chap. 5. Schoenberg, Hauer, and the Twelve-Tone Idea 159 adopted, in part, in an attempt to eliminate the tonal pull of any particular key center in the music (tonality). Thus, twelve-tone music...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (1): 41–50.
Published: 01 March 1991
... supremacists keep saying the white race is pure and that anything that mixes with it contaminates it."4 This racial theory lies at the core of Public Enemy's slowly evolving rap ideology and illustrates how indebted they are to Elijah Muhammad and his precursor, Noble Drew Ali. Coupled with the racial origins...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 54–58.
Published: 01 September 1990
... the two major sociological theories customarily used to explain the initiation of social activism: the collective behavior theory and the resource mobilization theory. The collective behavior theory (the older of the two) postulates that se- ...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 252–256.
Published: 01 September 1992
... Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 On Orchestration Dr. Hanson's invitation to tell you of my theories of orchestral scor­ ing led me to discover that I had given but little, if any, thought to formulating such theories. Of course, they existed. But I had been so busy trying...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 36–63.
Published: 01 March 1994
..., for instance, Jungian analysis is quite appropriate, since Jung turned to the study of religious symbols and icons in an effort to bring about human healing and wholeness. In terms of the value of anthropology to theomusicology, Bruno Nettl informs us that some theories on the origin of music that indicate...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 1992
... belong to Roy Preiswerk and Dominique Perrot, Ethnocentrism in History jNew York: NOK, 1974), 37-38. Cited in Molefi Kete Asante, Kem et, Afrocentricity and Knowledge jTrenton, N.J.: Africa World Press, 1990), 151. Introduction 3 that some theories on the origin of music that indicate the close...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (2): 81–82.
Published: 01 September 1988
... and 2, published in 1902. Although the second part of the article is proofofthe musical aptitude ofthis prolific hymnist and self-taught musician, it is nothing more than a standard lesson in the fundamentals ofmusic theory- clefs, meter and key signatures, scales, accidentals, repeat signs, and soJo...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 295–297.
Published: 01 March 1992
... and Circuses: Theories of Mass Culture as Social Decay. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1983. Burrows, David. Sound, Speech, and Music. Amherst: University of Massa- chusetts Press, 1990. Callahan, David, ed. The Secular City Debate. New York: Macxnillan, 1966. Camus, Albert. The Rebel: An Essay on Man...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 159–161.
Published: 01 September 1989
..., Patrick. Bread and Circuses: Theories of Mass Culture as Social Decay. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1983 . Callahan, David, ed. The Secular City Debate. New York: Macmillan, 1966. Camus, Albert . The Rebel: An Essay on Man in Revolt, trans. Anthony Bower. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969. Cone...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 265–268.
Published: 01 March 1994
....: Creative House, 1971. Laske, Otto E. Psychomusicology: A New Theory of Music. Bombay: Indian Musicological Society, 1980. Leonard, Neil. fazz: Myth and Religion. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987. Lock, Graham. Forces in Motion: The Music and Thoughts of Anthony Braxton. New York: Da Capo, 1988...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 83–86.
Published: 01 September 1990
... Osmin's Rage: his overriding intent is to show that music possesses content beyond the music itself. Again starting with and building on seventeenth- and eighteenth-century theories, he sets out in Sound and Semblance to determine whether music is ever a representational or pictorial art. In a retort...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 120–123.
Published: 01 September 1994
... orientation and how to best care for its existence as a social category. His dialogue partners in social theory for this conversation include the usual array of thinkers-Max Weber, Ernst Troeltsch, and Milton Yinger. His strongest allies include Victor Turner and Roland Robertson. Pollard begins his text...