gospel singing

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Noun1.gospel singing - folk music consisting of a genre of a cappella music originating with Black slaves in the United States and featuring call and responsegospel singing - folk music consisting of a genre of a cappella music originating with Black slaves in the United States and featuring call and response; influential on the development of other genres of popular music (especially soul)
a capella singing, a cappella singing - singing without instrumental accompaniment
ethnic music, folk music, folk - the traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community
doo-wop - a genre (usually a cappella) of Black vocal-harmony music of the 1950s that evolved in New York City from gospel singing; characterized by close four-part harmonies; the name derived from some of the nonsense syllables sung by the backup
soul - a secular form of gospel that was a major Black musical genre in the 1960s and 1970s; "soul was politically significant during the Civil Rights movement"
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They have performed in most of Dublin's top venues and have also appeared at Electric Picnic and Body and Soul festivals, broke a Guinness World Record for gospel singing in London and performed in the New York City St Patrick's Day Parade.
Gospel singing pedagogy must be approached with the understanding that the church is the primary traditional teaching method, and voice teachers are considered secondary sources of instruction.
Currently in their 31st year of music and ministry, as a group 2017 marked the 50th year of Gospel singing by group matriarch, Linda Knight.
Their performance combined English and Spanish, African-American and Afro-Latin rhythms, and traditional candombe drums with gospel singing.
Dana and Dave met when Dave, who is from Dewsbury but moved to the USA, set out in search of raw gospel singing talent.
The Maytals' close-harmony gospel singing ensured instant success for the 1964 release, rivalling the success of Dodd's other up-and-coming trio, The Wailers.
Diana Namayanja, 25, from Uganda, who works as a bus conductor, always did gospel singing at her neighbourhood church and writes her own lyrics and composes her own songs.
Examples of past awards are drift boat building, Southeast Asian dance, logger poetry, Native American basket weaving, African-American gospel singing and saddle-making.
He sweetens his sound with some notable Nashville session help, including the gospel singing McCrary Sisters.
She explained: "Going back to 2005 we ran a project called City Sings Gospel and the whole idea was to develop the capacity for gospel singing across Merseyside.
First lady Michelle Obama lauded poet, orator and sage Maya Angelou as the first person who let her know she could be a strong and smart black woman, joining other famous admirers and friends in a private memorial service Saturday that was filled with tears, laughter, poetry and gospel singing.