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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): 32–33.
Published: 01 March 1990
...F. M. Hamilton Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 12 The Master Calls! Go Work To-Day it f f f ~ EI ~ r I ~ fl / tI 1. you hear the Mas- ter call- ing now? Call- ing ~: lab- 'r~s, 2. If you hear His voice come 10 Him now , Come 10 Him glad- ly, 3. There arewo rk sof mer- cy...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): 60–61.
Published: 01 March 1990
...Mary L. Tate; Mary F. L. Keith Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 29 You Had Better Not Work on Sunday (The Seventh Day, Which Is the Sabbath Day) 1 Now listen unto me and understand what I say! God is the very Man who instituted the Sabbath Day. Read Genesis 2 and 2. Now you know...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 66–74.
Published: 01 September 1995
... Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Chapter 4 The Rise ol the Work Songs The philosophy, beauty, and grandeur of the Negro work song has been largely overlooked until very recently. This is the result of neglect, on the one hand, and circumstances inherent in the system producing...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 75–103.
Published: 01 September 1995
... Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Chapter 5 Imagery and Nature of the Work Song The work song has been the surveyor of the most famous and significant Negro legends. Here the great imaginative power of the black man is brought forth in all its untutored glory. Perhaps a truer...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 54–55.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 John W. Work The death of John W Work, president of Roger Williams University, which occurred in Nashville, Tenn., on September 71 cut off in the prime of life a man of uncommon gifts. He was at once poet, musician, and philosopher...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): 24–25.
Published: 01 March 1990
...F. M. Hamilton Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 6 We Are Working for the Lord 1 fl 2. We'll 3. Press WB~· &b ; work on earth will help o take the 7l 7~for- ward o the 1 not world mark 1 mr be done, 'Till for Christ, No a- hove, For- 7· 7·J ~ f r f·j we in Je- sus' rnat- ter what...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 131.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 Bibliography of Dell's Published Works Album of a Heart. Jackson, Tenn. : Mocowat-Mercer, 1911. "As the Negro School Sings." Southern Workman 56 (July 1927): 304-5. The Dett Collection of Negro Spirituals. Minneapolis: Hall &. McCreary, 1936...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 230–242.
Published: 01 September 1995
... but not apart from the subject at hand, so that a treatise such as this must take their work into the scope of its consideration. Their contributions, based upon Negro folk art, form a great and enduring fantasia wherein the voice, the written word, the piano, and the orchestra are used. Some...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 164–168.
Published: 01 September 1992
... I understood why she adopted it. Secretly, she felt for me, but she knew that the Negro musician of that day was looked down upon and she wished to spare me the disillusionment of a spiritually shabby life. She had no idea that I dreamed of something higher. When my symphonic work, Darker America...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 157–163.
Published: 01 September 1992
... who is fully conversant with the artistic world as well as with the problems of Negroes. He feels that the mere inci­ dent of color brings interest to a person's work and makes him stand out from the crowd. In one way I can see his point, and can agree that this may be true in some instances. It may...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (2): 88–95.
Published: 01 September 1988
... that way for years in the church. Finally, she requested that those ballards be rewritten in book form and be used in the church. She further requested that those songs be written with music when convenient and finance can be provided by the church for the work to be accomplished. 2 Bishop Keith also...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 189–191.
Published: 01 September 1992
... one American work and one contemporary work by a foreign composer (not necessarily Russian)? Why couldn't the orchestras in every com­ munity also explore the possibility of finding composers and per­ formers in their own communities (sometimes even in their own orchestras Remember that every composer...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 157–177.
Published: 01 March 1994
... with twelve-tones related only to one another In August 1919, however, another Austrian composer, Josef Matthias Hauer (1883-1959), had completed a composition that he claimed constituted the first musical work to consciously employ a principle that he called the "twelve-tone law."2 In fact the first thirty...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 147–161.
Published: 01 September 1995
... in various ways in a very inconstant series of situations. Where Negroes are brought together in a situation that requires them to rely mainly on each other for interest and recreation, the production of songs of a secular as well as a religious type is likely to be greater than in situations where they work...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): ix–xiv.
Published: 01 September 1995
.... There was hardly a time in his life when James was not drawn to the culture from which black folk song evolved. As a result of his work as a folklorist, folk song arranger, and original composer, his reputation as an authority on black folk life spread from the local and regional levels to the national arena...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 42–47.
Published: 01 September 1991
... was but the reflection of music in Europe. Many of the works by American composers were even named in a foreign language, which shows how extensive was the disregard for things of native origin. If there was, in fact, any real American music as distinguished from music in America, it had as a foundation the songs...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 144–149.
Published: 01 September 1992
... these musicians have so much time and energy to spend on intrigue, their creative work must necessarily suffer. A person can't possibly do so many things and do them all From Opera, Concert and Symphony, August 1947, 10 11, 30. Reprinted with the permission of William Grant Still Music. Politics in Music J45 well...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 173–176.
Published: 01 September 1992
... has not been able to retain a coherent impression of what has been performed. He may even have no desire to hear the work again or to "learn to like it." What is form, this powerful element which can make or break a piece of music, no matter in what era it is composed? Form is the basis...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 150–156.
Published: 01 September 1992
... Music. American Music and the Well-Timed Sneer 151 nized masters is small compared to the number of composers work­ ing at their trade, in any epoch. The scoffers did not stop to think of that when they went into action. Whatever their reasons, they used the sneer to disparage the works of our pioneers...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 1–77.
Published: 01 September 1992
...-bred son, having maintained an above-average record at Wilberforce University, mysteriously dropped out of school only two months before his graduation. Rather than going on to medical school as she had always planned, her son moved to nearby Columbus, where he worked in a pool room until he found...