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Sing 'til the Spirit Moves!
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conducted by Peggy Dettwiler; performed by Mansfield University Concert Choir (Mark Custom, 2016), 1 hour 59 mins
conducted by Peggy Dettwiler; performed by Mansfield University Concert Choir (Mark Custom, 2016), 1 hour 59 mins
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Classic African American Gospel from Smithsonian Folkways
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2008), 1 hour 17 mins
Spirituals, guitar evangelists, "shout" bands, quartets, and choirs sing out the sacred sounds of African American gospel music. This Smithsonian Folkways "Classic" spans over a half century of select recordings to paint a broad panorama of this cherished American musical creation. Reverend Gary Davis, Sister Er...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2008), 1 hour 17 mins
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Singing in My Soul: Black Gospel Music in a Secular Age
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written by Jerma A. Jackson (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2004), 193 page(s)
written by Jerma A. Jackson (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2004), 193 page(s)
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Old Regular Baptists: Lined-Out Hymnody from Southeastern Kentucky
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produced by Jeff Todd Titon, 1943- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 7 mins
The oldest English-language religious music in oral tradition in North America, the lined-out, congregational hymnody of the Old Regular Baptists, is heard in the heart of the coal-mining country of the Southern Appalachian Mountains. This music of worship once was the common way of singing sacred song in the Ame...
produced by Jeff Todd Titon, 1943- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 7 mins
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Close to Home: Old Time Music from Mike Seeger's Collection, 1952-1967
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 17 mins
In the 1950's and sixties musician-collector Mike Seeger, inspired by the great folksong collectors of the 1930's, visited traditional musicians of the rural South. This is his handpicked selection of the recordings made during those visits. Included in the 38 selections are previously unreleased recordings by t...
produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 17 mins
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Mountain Music of Kentucky
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produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 2 hours 14 mins
Originally issued as a single LP in 1960, Mountain Music of Kentucky was praised as "the greatest Kentucky record ever issed and one of the greatest records in the entire literature of American folk song" (San Francisco Chronicle 1960). This much expanded compilation features some of the outstanding traditional m...
produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 2 hours 14 mins
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Wade in the Water: African American Sacred Music Traditions Vol. I-IV
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 4 hours 19 mins
This four-CD set of 19th- and 20th-century African American sacred music was initially released as a compnaion to the 1995 Peabody Award-winning radio series of the same name produced by National Public Radio and the Smithsonian Institution. With extensive notes by Bernice Johnson Reason, who conceived and compil...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 4 hours 19 mins
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Wade in the Water, Vol. 2: African-American Congregational Singing
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produced by Bernice Johnson Reagon, 1942- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1994), 1 hour 9 mins
This recording of ring shouts, lined hymns, and call-and-response devotional songs honors the 19th-century roots of African American congregational singing. It demonstrates how vividly these styles endure as a vital part of community worship services throughout the United States. 69 minutes.
produced by Bernice Johnson Reagon, 1942- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1994), 1 hour 9 mins
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Wade in the Water, Vol. 3: African-American Gospel: The Pioneering Composers
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produced by Bernice Johnson Reagon, 1942- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1994), 1 hour 7 mins
This recording honors 6 composers who created a new repertoire of sacred songs. Performers include Sweet Honey In The Rock, Gloria Griffin, and others. 66 minutes.
produced by Bernice Johnson Reagon, 1942- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1994), 1 hour 7 mins
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Wade in the Water, Vol. 4: African-American Community Gospel
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produced by Bernice Johnson Reagon, 1942- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1994), 1 hour
A local perspective of sacred music from two regions: Alabama and Washington, D.C. Singers include The Gospel Harmonettes: Jesus Is on the Mainline; Donald Vails and the Celebration Delegation: Lead Me, Guide Me; and The Bible Way Temple Radio Choir: Yes, Lord. 59 minutes.
produced by Bernice Johnson Reagon, 1942- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1994), 1 hour
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