Negro spiritual


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Negro spiritual

(ˈniːɡrəʊ)
n
(Music, other) a type of religious song originating among Black slaves in the American South
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Noun1.Negro spiritual - a kind of religious song originated by Blacks in the southern United States
religious song - religious music for singing
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negro-spiritual
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And when this happens, when we allow freedom to ring, when we let it ring from every village and every hamlet, from every state and every city, we will be able to speed up that day when all of God's children, black men and white men, Jews and Gentiles, Protestants and Catholics, will be able to join hands and sing in the words of the old Negro spiritual, "Free at last
The writing itself is poetic and lush, bolstered by the inclusion of Negro spiritual song lyrics.
Un gran acierto de Gershwin esta "opera folclorica" que integra estilos como el jazz, el blues, y el negro spiritual de los Estados Unidos.
Somewhere around the third cup of wine, a room full of Jews sang the classic negro spiritual in lively fashion, followed almost immediately by "O Freedom," another classic negro spiritual.
The 51-year-old performed at special banquet in his honour at Goudini Spa, inland of Cape Town, when she sang a negro spiritual to the great man, accompanied by the famed Libertas choir.
Loomis' blasted vision awakened two things in me--that the Atlantic was a huge African graveyard, and it unlocked the meaning behind the old Negro spiritual Dem Bones, which we had sung as kids.
The speech reached its crescendo as King dreamed of a day when all men, regardless of colour and religion, would be able to "join hands and sing in the words of the old Negro spiritual, 'Free at last, free at last, thank God Almighty, we are free at last'".
This old Negro spiritual, written after the Civil War by an unknown author, expresses both the dignity of ex-slaves after the end of bondage and the yearning for release from the miseries of their lot after emancipation.
My father went on to establish the Negro Spiritual for the first time as an accepted art form on the American concert stage.
The short clip features the today quite well-known progressive Erie Benedictine nuns singing the today quite maligned Negro spiritual that became a '60s camp-song hit.
One such drawing bears the inscription varese; another, negro spiritual, though specific sources are rarely indicated.
the negro spiritual itself is a religious folksong of the slave era, which expresses basically two thoughts.