Spirituals : a multidisciplinary bibliography for research and performance

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Middleton, Wisconsin : Co-published by Music Library Association and A-R Editions, Inc.,, Volume volume 38, United States, p.xiv, 301 pages ; (2015)



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African Americans, Bibliography., Gospel music, Music, Spirituals (Songs)


Includes bibliographical references and indexes.Reference works: Bibliographies and catalogs ; Dictionaries and encyclopedias ; Discographies and filmographies ; Indexes ; Lyrics -- Early spirituals: Histories of early spirituals ; Origins ; Slave religion and culture ; Religious music -- Historical studies and surveys: Histories ; Society and culture ; Theory, aesthetics, and philosophy -- Use of spirituals in other types of music: Art music ; Church music ; Popular music -- Composers who based music on spirituals: Survey studies of composers using spirituals ; Individual composers -- Performers of spirituals: Ensembles ; Individual performers -- Geographical studies: Cross-cultural influences ; International ; United States -- Bible, theology, and religious education: African American churches and the use of scripture ; Experience and identity ; Social unity and politics ; Theological interpretations ; Miscellaneous -- Spirituals in literature: Fiction ; Poetry ; Literary criticism ; First-person accounts ; Individual authors -- Education and teaching: Teaching the singing of spirituals ; Classroom instruction ; Educators -- Anthologies containing historical information -- Items not available for review -- Indexes consulted -- Appendix: Scriptural references.Text in English.