gospel music

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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.

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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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Renfrewshire Community Gospel Choir is holding the event as part of the UK Get Creative Festival, and aims to encourage people from all over to open their hearts and lungs to gospel.
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AN AWARD-winning gospel choir in Birmingham is supporting a charity for the blind in honour of the mum of the singing group's founder who lost the sight in her right eye.
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CELEBRATING its fifth birthday, Huddersfield Community Gospel Choir is planning an evening of uplifting music at the Lawrence Batley Theatre.
A Manchester gospel choir is travelling to a small village near Ruthin this Saturday, to perform in a concert to help raise funds to keep a beautiful and ancient church open.
A GOSPEL choir from London is in Cyprus ahead of a number of performances across the island which get underway in Nicosia on Saturday.
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Inspirational Sounds Gospel Choir - The nondenominational community Gospel choir will present its spring concert fundraiser at 2 p.

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