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Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music - W. K. McNeil

Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music

By: W. K. McNeil (Editor)

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Published: 5th December 2005
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A revivalist music that appeared around 1870, this American music genre has grown into popular culture and is known worldwide. The "Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music "is the first comprehensive reference to cover all aspects of gospel music in the United States, highlighting how African-American and white gospel tradition interconnect. By adopting an inclusive approach that incorporates both African-American and white gospel music, this work is a complete survey of this important genre, relating its origins and development.
Coverage includes all aspects of both African-American and white gospel from history and performers to recording techniques and styles as well as the influence of gospel on different musical genres and cultural trends. Organized alphabetically to facilitate searching, this "Encyclopedia "also contains many reference tools to aid the user such as bibliographic and "see also" references at the end of entries; a thorough, analytical index; and black-and-white illustrations.

'The treatment is straightforward ... McNeil's title will likely become the definitive work on the subject and fills a gap in a field that has had only sporadic reference documentation ... Recommended for all libraries.' - Library Journal

Entries include: 2nd Chapter of Acts Anointed Pace Singers Armstrong
Barbershop Quartets Bluegrass Canaan Records Cooke
Rev. Gary Dixie Hummingbirds Easy Instructor Ely, Brother
Four Five Blind Boys of Mississippi
Gospel in Gospel Music Hall of Fame Green
Four Homeland Records Inspirations, The Isaacs, The Jackson
Bessie King Records Klaudt Indian Family Lillenas Publishing Company Love Song McGee
Kenneth National Barn Dance Newsboys
Boys Original Gospel Harmonettes Performance Styles Presley
Quartet Contests RCA Victor Records Revivals Sacred Harp Shouts Taggart
Trumpet Unseld, B. C. Virginia Normal School of Music Vocal Styles Waters, Ethel WSB Yohe
Company And many more
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ISBN: 9780415941792
ISBN-10: 0415941792
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 514
Published: 5th December 2005
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 28.58 x 22.23  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 1.66
Edition Number: 1