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gospel music

n.
A kind of Christian music based on American folk music, typically marked by strong rhythms and elaborated refrains and incorporating elements of spirituals, blues, and jazz.

gos′pel mu`sic


n.
impassioned rhythmic spiritual music influential in the development of soul music and rhythm and blues.
[1950–55]

gospel music

A form of religious music that originated in the evangelical churches of black populations in the southern United States. Containing elements of jazz and blues, it often takes the form of a call and response between the preacher, who sings or declaims a line, and the congregation, which sings an affirmatory reply.
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I am pleased that God has blessed us with the staying power of the Stellar Awards brand, and we are celebrating our 30-year anniversary as the most respected name in Gospel music and in the faith-based community today," says Don Jackson , founder & Executive Producer of the Stellar Awards.
Created for the Sub-Saharan African audience in addition to for the Europeans, Gospel Music TV is the first music TV channel gathering in its programing the several diversities of contemporary Gospel music.
says Robert Darden, the Black Gospel Music Restoration Project (BGMRP) director and Baylor University journalism professor.
Foundation is extremely happy to assist Namibia Gospel Music Trust and their Joyful Sounds Choir Competition with financial support.
jpg MUCH is known about the origins of gospel music in America.
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It is clear however that not many people have actually written extensively on the subject of contemporary gospel music and this will be dealt with more in-depth in my section on Limitations.
We just really want as many people as possible to take part in this festival and show that gospel music is not just for a niche audience," said marketing officer Muireann Kyeyune.
Through it, we understand the story they tell and witness some of the influences and results of the history Darden explores that live on in gospel music today.
Black gospel music was also represented but did not gain great popularity in the black communities until the 1930s, and it did so without the publishing and singing-school industry to support it.
Goff asserts that the distinction needs to be made because of the misconception by many that white gospel music is simply an extension of black gospel music.