Beautiful Beyond: Christian Songs in Native Languages

Beautiful Beyond: Christian Songs in Native Languages

(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2004), 1 hour 14 mins

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Field of Interest
World Music
Description
Presented by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. This anthology of hymns and songs from Native American communities throughout the United States demonstrates how music has helped to preserve and perpetuate Native languages. Singers from the Southeast to the Plains and from the Southwest to Alaska and Hawai’i demonstrate the dynamic interplay between language and faith, and show the importance placed on the singing of these songs in keeping alive the culture embodied in their Native languages.
Content Type
Music recording
Duration
1 hour 14 mins
Format
Audio
Sub Genre
Hymn, A Cappella, Song, American Indian
Label
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Release Date
2004
Subject
World Music, American Music, Music & Performing Arts, American Studies, United States and Canada, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá, United States
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá

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