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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 47–55.
Published: 01 March 1993
...Cheryl Townsend Gilkes Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Standing on the Promises Cheryl Townsend Gilkes "Then the disciples went away again unto their own home. But Mary stood without at the sepulchre weeping: and as she wept, she stooped down, and looked into the sepulchre...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 27–28.
Published: 01 September 1987
... only he has known. The Da- homeyan startles us; the negro American makes us weep and smile [only] to weep again. If my hypothesis be correct, the man who asks where the negro got all those strange tunes for his song is answered. They have been handed down to him from the matted jungles and sunburned...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 22–52.
Published: 01 March 1989
... are torn. Praise freemen praise, 0 praise freemen praise Praise the Lord For it was his word That set the Captive free. Hark! what is this I hear? A dismal sound salutes my ear. Groans from the living graves Of thirty hundred thousand slaves. Pray christians pray; pray christians pray Weep and pray...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): 149.
Published: 01 March 1990
...John Howardton Smith 87 Why Should I Dread to Go I Why should I weep and dread to go To sleep among the dead When Christ my Lord has gone before. And there He made His bed. 2 So when this fleeting day is past And darkness draweth nigh When I shall take my rest at last. There shall my body lie. 3...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): 139.
Published: 01 March 1990
... across the Jordan, And Jesus invites you there. 4 I am going where there is no weeping, I am going there where all is love, I am going where there is no parting For Jesus invites you there. Words: John Howardton Smith RESURRECTION AND LIFE EVERLASTING ...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): 106–107.
Published: 01 March 1990
... while the days go by, Tho' ~ ~ ~ ~ ff~~ f 0 J f ~ I u r weep and sor- row then? Al- joy and hope l) me , My world a- -lone be? One n:r not think Him nigh, Tho' f ~ ~ ~ I ~ -thoughtheworldmay oft op-pose. I'll trustHim in the Lamp, m y Light, my Guid- ing Star, I'll trust Himwhe-ther tho 't re- mains n...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): 154–155.
Published: 01 March 1990
... , And makes me scorn all earth- I y things, That flesh and blood my soul o'er- -throw? And ~bb~ ~ g ~ , F I I I I ' i~ b~ G I f I ~ II r f Ion- ger weep and moan. l Thy Ix>- som bring. I may ho- I y be? set at naught Thy will ? ~bb~ f I f r I II ' 5 Nay but my soul shall rise and fly, To that bright world...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (1): 51–64.
Published: 01 March 1988
... and wept, saying, "Don't think I am weak because I weep; your songs have touched my heart." These songs came from the heart, and they go to the heart. They have the very tone of the gospel in them. They breathe the odor of spiritual sacrifice. As the bruised flower yields the sweet perfume, and the crushed...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): 167–170.
Published: 01 March 1990
... weep and dread to go 87 Why Spend the Time Debating? 24 Index 169 Will My Mother Know Me There? 98 Will You Be There? 27 Ye Who Have Passed 46 170 Index You Had Better Not Work on Sunday 29 You Know Your Mother Always Cares 92 Your Little Deed of Uplift 7 Your mother is your friend 92 ...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 243–338.
Published: 01 September 1995
... of the feeling that the singer at times becomes weak in his reli- gious faith and tires of wearing the yoke of Jesus and bearing his bur- den. Yet the singer weeps at the very thought of spiritual frailty, so much so that he gathers his troubled breast in his arms and wrings his hands in total anguish, weeping...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 56–61.
Published: 01 March 1993
... of Babylon 59 are still dying: dope, black-on-black crime, suicide-we are still dying. "By the rivers of Babylon there we sat down and wept when we remembered Zion." We too weep when we remember Africa, South Africa, Angola, Mozambique, Sudan, Ethiopia, and our foreparents and grandparents who suffered...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 133–138.
Published: 01 September 1991
..., 401 981 100, u8, 127,128 "Dixie 3 5 "Don't Be Weary Traveller," 1 1 51 82 "Don't You Weep No More, Mary," 5, 46, 94, 97, II7, I20, l2I, I22, 125 Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 19, 46 Dunbar, Victor, 89 Durston, Douglas M., 86 Dvorak, Antonin, influence on American music, vii, viii, 201 21 1 28, 32, 43 Eastman...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 218–238.
Published: 01 March 1994
... of pain; they look on, helpless. They weep at the graveside but do not act. This is consistent with a certain invisibility of women, or better put, an objectification of women in our culture. Objectification can- not be separated from control. The primary rationale for objectifica- tion is to control...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (2): 23–28.
Published: 01 September 1988
... they are expected to "tune in" and play along. Akin to prayer, testimony is occasionally rendered in a melodious style and accompanied by the weeping, moaning, and shouting of the sympathetic congregation. Because the moments are very emotionally and spiritually charged, extended periods of giving God "hand praise...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 81–88.
Published: 01 September 1994
..., in r Samuel chapter r, was crying and weeping at the temple, for God had not favored her in her eyes and she was not able to have a man child. So important was it to the Hebrews for their women to have male children that, when a woman was preg- nant and about to give birth, they would call all...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 98–140.
Published: 01 March 1992
... of evil and the beginning of salvation could occur only through the medium of hu- man pity. This pity was described by Christian existentialist Paul Ricoeur as "an impotent emotion of participation in the misfor- tunes of the hero, a sort of weeping with him and purifying the tears by the beauty of song...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 1–19.
Published: 01 September 1991
... the Lambs," and "Don't You Weep No More, Mary." To enhance the effect of these concert appearances, Dett generally wrote program notes. In these and his other writings, the spirituals are interpreted as music that voices a universal feeling among Afri- can Americans. Contrasting the spirituals to the blues...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 47–74.
Published: 01 September 1987
... and Piano. B22, fl arr. Stand the Storm. Spiritual. SATB and Piano. B22, fl arr.Swing Low, Sweet Chariot. Spiritual. SATB. Photocopy. B22, fl arr.We Shall Overcome. SATB. MS. B22, f2 arr. Weep Little Mary. Spiritual by Beatrice Fenner. SATB and Piano. B22, fl arr. You Better Mind. Spiritual. SATB. MS. B22...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 53–67.
Published: 01 March 1989
... Thou shall call me home, When I shall here no longer stay, No longer weep and moan. Long has my heart look'd up to Thee, My Master and my King, No other hand can make me free, And to thy bosom bring. What wondrous grace is this that brings, My waiting soul to Thee, That makes me scorn all earthly...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 35–65.
Published: 01 September 1995
... the blues singer plays his guitar, his fingers slip over the frets and produce unintended tone colors. He is fascinated, and since he is a good musician, he remembers these effects and uses them again. How many times does one hear a gui- tarist making his "box" weep by the sliding of his hand up and down...