Classic African American Gospel from Smithsonian Folkways

Classic African American Gospel from Smithsonian Folkways

(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2008), 1 hour 17 mins

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Field of Interest
World Music
Description
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 Ernestine Washington, Sonny Terry, the Fisk Jubilee Singers, and Elizabeth Cotten are among those featured on these 24 tracks of soulful song. 32 page booklet, 75 minutes.
Content Type
Music recording
Duration
1 hour 17 mins
Format
Audio
Sub Genre
Traditional Gospel, Spiritual, Gospel Groups
Label
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Release Date
2008
Subject
World Music, American Music, Music & Performing Arts, American Studies, United States and Canada, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá

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