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Reflect reclaim rejoice

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Reflect reclaim rejoice : preserving the gift of black sacred music

1 video disc : sd., col ; 4 3/4 in.

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Four centuries ago, Blacks enslaved in America created a music form that gbave solace even during the most inhumane conditions. This DVD traces the music's history and invites the viewers to see and experience the ways it is being kept alive. Filmed on location in Methodist chruches where the oldest living African American music is still sung - Georgia, Maryland, and South Carolina - viewers come to understand the key role that spi8rituals played in liberating a people who had little more than a sont.

Donated by: Jucith Higbee.

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ISBN:

978-0-88177-746-8

Title:

Reflect reclaim rejoice : preserving the gift of black sacred music / narrated by Alfre Woodward [vidio disc].

Physical:

1 video disc : sd., col ; 4 3/4 in.

Notes:

Part of the African Hynmal Project of The United Methodist Church .....preserving Black sacred music for generations to come.

ParticipantNote:

Alfre Wppdward, narrator; various Methodist church choirs, Henri Giles, director.

Summary:

Four centuries ago, Blacks enslaved in America created a music form that gbave solace even during the most inhumane conditions. This DVD traces the music's history and invites the viewers to see and experience the ways it is being kept alive. Filmed on location in Methodist chruches where the oldest living African American music is still sung - Georgia, Maryland, and South Carolina - viewers come to understand the key role that spi8rituals played in liberating a people who had little more than a sont.

Summary:

The DVD features choirs, groups, and soloists performing traditional Christian forms of the Ring Shout, Singing and Praying Bands, Long-Meter Hymns, and Negro Spirituals.

Acq source:

Higbee, Judiith.

AE:PersName:

Woodward, Alfrie, narrator.

Field Ind Subfield Data
001 Control No     6919
005 LastTransaction     20170205145035.0
020 ISBN   $a ISBN  978-0-88177-746-8
245 Title $a Title  Reflect reclaim rejoice :
    $b Remainder of title  preserving the gift of black sacred music /
    $c Statement of responsibility  narrated by Alfre Woodward
    $h Medium  [vidio disc].
300 Physical Desc   $a Extent  1 video disc :
    $b Other physical details  sd., col ;
    $c Dimensions  4 3/4 in.
500 General Note   $a General note  Part of the African Hynmal Project of The United Methodist Church .....preserving Black sacred music for generations to come.
505 ContentsNote   $a Formatted contents note  18 full-length hymns recorded on location.
511 ParticipantNote   $a Participant or performer note  Alfre Wppdward, narrator; various Methodist church choirs, Henri Giles, director.
520 Summary   $a Summary, etc. note  Four centuries ago, Blacks enslaved in America created a music form that gbave solace even during the most inhumane conditions. This DVD traces the music's history and invites the viewers to see and experience the ways it is being kept alive. Filmed on location in Methodist chruches where the oldest living African American music is still sung - Georgia, Maryland, and South Carolina - viewers come to understand the key role that spi8rituals played in liberating a people who had little more than a sont.
520 Summary   $a Summary, etc. note  The DVD features choirs, groups, and soloists performing traditional Christian forms of the Ring Shout, Singing and Praying Bands, Long-Meter Hymns, and Negro Spirituals.
541 Acq Source Note   $a Source of acquisition  Jucith Higbee.
542 Acq source   $a Source  Higbee, Judiith.
546 Language Note   $a Language note  English.
700 AE:PersName   $a Personal name  Woodward, Alfrie,
    $e Relator  narrator.
852 Holdings   $a Location  COTSL
    $p Barcode  6877
    $9 Cost  $0.00
    $h Classification part  DVD 782 REF

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