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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Families were woken in the middle of the night by noise from 'ridiculously loud' gospel singing during a 'night from hell.'
The church will mark the two anniversaries with a service full of gospel singing, poetry and dance, with Jamaican refreshments available afterwards.
A CHURCH has been accused of making an unholy racket with all-night gospel singing.
There will be food, fun, gospel singing, and fellowship throughout the afternoon, as well as a special Mortgage Burning Ceremony.
029 2064 6900 Alexander O'Neal The Minneapolis based, upbeat soul singer almost created the modern soul sound with his gospel singing technique.
It was after she won a gospel singing contest in high school that she first thought that singing might be her calling.
Franklin's father was a Baptist preacher in Detroit, and the gospel singing she heard in his church was her musical foundation.
FREEMAN brings together a mix of high-energy physical theatre, gospel singing, shadow puppets and powerful drama for a gripping show that will be stopping in both Nottingham and Leicester this year.
"The children chose gospel singing because they like the style of music and they get to do various movements.
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.