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Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages608
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Open LibraryOL7496976M
ISBN 100415941792
ISBN 109780415941792

Choral music. Choral music, music sung by a choir with two or more voices assigned to each part. Choral music is necessarily polyphonal—i.e., consisting of two or more autonomous vocal lines.


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Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music by W. K. McNeil Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Gospel Music Encyclopedia (Sterling, ), for example, focuses almost entirely on white gospel music. The Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music is intended for scholars as well as general readers and is recommended for academic and public library collections/5(5).

Uncloudy Day is not just an encyclopedia of Gospel Music, but the greatest treasure of information contained in one book. You will read narratives that chronicles the lives behind the music. You will read about very renowned household names, to some not so well recognized, but all have helped to make gospel music what it is by: 1.

The Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music is the first comprehensive reference to cover this important American musical form. Coverage includes all aspects of both African-American and white gospel from history and performers to recording techniques and styles as well as the influence of gospel on different musical genres and cultural trends/5(3).

The Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music covers all aspects of both African American and white gospel from history and performers to recording techniques and styles, as well as the influence of gospel on different musical genres and cultural trends.

Organized alphabetically to facilitate searching, this encyclopedia also contains many reference tools to aid the user, such Reviews: 2. The Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music is the first comprehensive reference to cover this important American musical form. Coverage includes all aspects of both African-American and white gospel from history and performers to recording techniques and styles as well as the influence of gospel on different musical genres and cultural trends.

The Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music covers all Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music book of both African American and white gospel from history and performers to recording techniques and styles, as well as the influence of gospel on different musical genres and cultural trends.

The Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music is a comprehensive reference source covering all aspects of both African American and white gospel from history and performers to recording techniques and styles, as well as the influence of gospel on different musical genres and cultural trends.

Now available in paperback, this work is a valuable reference for both scholars and the. GOSPEL. a word in the English language, g ō spel represents Middle English terminology derived from the Old English godspel (from g ō d, "good," and spel, "story")."Gospel" is the common translation of the Late Latin evangelium, which is a virtual transliteration of the Greek euaggelion.

In classical Greek, euaggelion designated everything connected with the. xviii, pages: 29 cm The Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music covers all aspects of both African American and white gospel from history and performers to recording techniques and styles, as well as the influence of gospel on Pages:   The Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music is a comprehensive reference source covering all aspects of both African American and white gospel from history and performers to recording techniques and styles, as well as the influence of gospel on different musical genres and cultural trends.

Now available in paperback, this work is a valuable reference for both Brand: Taylor & Francis. BeBe Winans' father, David Winans Sr., was a minister, gospel choir member, and a barber. Winans' mother, Delores Ransom, was a quiet and easygoing medical transcriptionist.

As members of the Lemon Gospel Chorus, founded by Louise Lemon, David Winans, the saxophone player, and Ransom, the piano player, had an instant friendship while traveling. Gospel music, a genre of American Protestant music, rooted in the religious revivals of the 19th century, which developed in different directions within the white (European American) and black (African American) communities of the United States.

Over the decades, both the white and black traditions have been disseminated through song publishing, concerts, recordings, and radio. Musicologists and journalists have often provided conflicting definitions of the term “gospel music.” Early African-American gospel was a blend of nineteenth-century hymns, spirituals, field songs, ragtime, and blues, while the religious music performed by white artists—an obvious antecedent to what would be labeled Southern gospel—incorporated folk, traditional hymns, and singing.

The Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music is a comprehensive reference source covering all aspects of both African American and white gospel from history and performers to recording techniques and styles, as well as the influence of gospel on different musical genres and cultural trends.

Now available in paperback, this work is a valuable /5(5). Don Cusic (born ca. ) is an American author, songwriter and record producer who is best known as a historian of U.S.

popular music. He is the author of 28 books, most of them related to country music; they include biographies of performers like Eddy Arnold, Roger Miller, Merle Haggard and Gene is a special correspondent for Billboard magazine, a book Education: St.

Mary's College, University of Maryland, Middle Tennessee State University. African American Gospel music is a form of euphoric, rhythmic, spiritual music rooted in the solo and responsive church singing of the African American South.

Its development coincided with -- and is germane to -- the development of rhythm and blues. Performed by the Golden Jubilee Quartet. Recorded by Willis James, Uncloudy Days: The Gospel Music Encyclopedia contains more than interviews that reveal many of these stories for the first time.

It chronicles the careers of more than gospel artists and personalities from to the present day. It is an easy-to-read reference book for anyone interested in gospel musicians and music. The Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music is the first comprehensive reference to cover this important American musical form.

Coverage includes all aspects of both African-American and white gospel from history and performers to recording techniques and styles as well as the influence of gospel on different musical genres and cultural : Taylor And Francis.

William Kinneth (W. K.) McNeil was a prominent folklorist and historian of Arkansas and Ozark regional folk traditions, especially their folk music and songs, speech, tales, and legends.

He published books and articles in both popular and scholarly outlets and produced widely disseminated recordings. Most of his research was conducted while he held the post of.

WBO Student Loading. Gospel [M.E.,=good news; evangel from Gr.,= good news], a written account of the life of Jesus. Though the Gospels of the New Testament are all anonymous, since the 2d cent.

they have been named Matthew Matthew, Gospel according to, 1st book of the New Testament. Lulu Roman (or Bertha Louise Hable; born 6 May ) is an American comedian and acted in the television comedy Hee Haw.

She sings mostly gospelRoman received a Dove Award from the Gospel Music Association for her album You were Loving Me. In she was the author of a book titled Kitchen Komforts. Roman was born in Dallas, Texas.

In Chris Adler's book, "The Making of New American Gospel," speaking about the song "Black Label," Chris states the following about the controversy over the lyrics of the song: "There are no actual lyrics.

There may have been a loose concept, but trust me, I. The Gospel Music Association rewards achievements in the genre with the annual Dove Awards. See T. Heilbut, The Gospel Sound: Good News and Bad Time (); L. Gentry, A History and Encyclopedia of Country and Western and Gospel Music (, repr.

); H. Boyer, How Sweet the Sound: The Golden Age of Gospel (). The hymnal Gospel Pearls, published in by the Sunday School Publishing Board of Nashville, Tennessee, was the first hymnal written for African American congregations to include the word “gospel” in its page from the hymnal shows one of the six songs by Charles A.

Tindley to be included. Tindley began publishing hymns in and a year later. William James Gaither (born Ma ) is an American gospel singer-songwriter. He is known for his works with his wife is also known for performing as part of the Bill Gaither Trio and the Gaither Vocal Band (GVB).

References. “Rejoice and Shout,” a historical survey of African-American gospel music, illustrates how it evolved out of the fusion of plantation work songs and Christian hymns.

The Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music is the first comprehensive reference to cover this important American musical form. Coverage includes all aspects of both African-American and white gospel from history and performers to recording techniques and styles as well as the influence of gospel on different.

Blues & Folk Music Broadway & Vocal Classical Country Music Jazz Pop Music Rock Soundtracks Browse All > Special Values $ CD Sale $ CD Sale $ CD Sale All Music Deals Coupons & Deals Sale. African American gospel music forms an important part of the community's aesthetic expression and is a synthesis of music, dance, poetry, and drama distilled into a unified whole.

Gospel music also represents a strong link to African roots in both subtle and sometimes obvious ways. Fanny Crosby, American writer of hymns, the best known of which was “Safe in the Arms of Jesus.” Crosby lost her sight to an eye infection and medical ignorance at the age of six weeks.

She nonetheless grew up an active and happy child. From to she attended the New York Institution for. Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index Biographical entries -- Appendix. Glossary of terms ; Gospel trivia ; Bestselling gospel singles of all time ; Bestselling gospel albums/CDs of all time ; Gold videos ; Gospel songs on the R&B charts ; Gospel Grammy winners ; Dove awards ; Stellar awards ; American Quartet awards ; BMI Christian music Pages:   Sign in to like videos, comment, and subscribe.

Sign in. Watch Queue Queue. African American gospel music is related to European American gospel tradition mainly in its adoption of the predominant stylistic traits and its association with evangelical religion. It is considered a twentieth-century modernization of the spiritual, the chief musical form of early African American Christianity, and it ultimately developed.

A long-overdue history of the city and people at the heart of gospel music, A City Called Heaven is a readable, meticulously researched chronology that provides a link in understanding not just gospel music, but African American music, history, and religion.

The book's greatest strength is Robert M. Marovich's unparalleled access to Chicago's. Gospel music partly evolved from the songs slaves sang on plantations, notably work songs, and from the Protestant hymns they Click the link for more information.

Beginning in the late 19th cent., when a celebrated chorus from Fisk Univ. traveled throughout the United States and abroad, wide attention was given to the spirituals of American blacks. “Volume 8 of the Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World is a comprehensive and incredibly useful guide to the musical styles of North America.

The combination of history and description in the text, with the addition of bibliographies and discographies, makes EPMOW the ideal book with which to survey the vast array of musical genres.

Visit the official Journal of Gospel Music Website. Bob Marovich launched JGM on the tenth anniversary of its predecessor website, The Black Gospel Blog, which he founded Jas the first blog to cover African American gospel music.

Bob Marovich is a gospel music historian, author, and radio host. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) Decem Bob Marovich, gospel music historian and host of “Gospel Memories,” a Chicago-based radio program, contributed biographical entries to the "Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music," one of the first scholarly books to provide information on artists and topics important to the development of both black and white gospel.

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When I saw Jon Meacham's book, American Gospel: God, the Founding Fathers, and the Making of a Nation, I put it on my reading list. I was looking for a book that would provide a layman's perspective of how the relationship between God and government developed in this country.

Having read Meacham's work on Andrew Jackson (American Lion: Andrew Jackson. Charlie Tillman, who called Atlanta home for most of his career, was a pioneer composer, performer, and publisher of southern gospel the almost 60 years that he was involved in the music business, he wrote some songs, published 22 songbooks, and toured extensively as a song director with several evangelists, one of whom was his father.The American Gospel-literally, the good news about America-is that religion shapes our public life without controlling it.

In this vivid book, New York Times bestselling author Jon Meacham tells the human story of how the Founding Fathers viewed faith, and how they ultimately created a nation in which belief in God is a matter of choice/5().