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Author Abbington, James.

Title Let the church sing on! : reflections on Black sacred music / James Abbington; foreword by Robert J. Batastini.

Imprint Chicago : GIA Publications Inc., 2009.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Talbott: Circulating Collection  ML3556 .A23 2009    Available  ---
Description 183 pages : music ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 154-169).
Note Discography: pages 170-183.
Contents [pt. 1.] The spiritual -- There is a balm in Gilead : metamorphosis and implications for performance -- Accompanying unaccompanied Negro spirituals : a musical oxymoron -- Spirits that dwell in deep woods : editor's preface -- -- [pt. 2.] Pioneering and contemporary hymn writers -- Bishop Charles Price Jones (1865-1949) -- Beams of heaven: hymns of Charles Albert Tindley (1851-1933) : introduction -- Suggested interpretations for three gospel hymns by Margaret Pleasant Douroux -- Contemporary congregational songs by V. Michael McKay -- -- [pt. 3.] Pastoral considerations and worship resources -- Pastoral responsibility in the music and worship of the church -- Nonmusical considerations for the church musician -- Worship resources for pastors and musicians -- African American heritage hymnal : a worship resource and practical anthology -- Waiting to go! and Going to wait! : introductions and a word about the musical selections -- New wine in old wineskins : introduction.
Subject Spirituals (Songs) -- History and criticism.
African Americans -- Music -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Sacred music.
ISBN 9781579997717