Essays Tagged: "Gospel music"

APPALACHIAN MUSICIANS

the stories inthere songs we somehow find our life less tedious andmore bearable. Most country and gospel Appalachiansong writers find the words to there songs in the dayto day experiences of there l ... lives.One of the most prominent and popular types ofmusic to come out of the Appalachian region is gospelmusic. Writing about the religious experiences onefelt at the alter or the hope of seeing a lo ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Avril Lavigne- not just an ordinary artist.

o population 5000. She progressed from her bedroom to singing whenever and wherever she could- from gospel music in church to country music at fairs, until she was discovered by Arista records. On a w ...

(2 pages) 41 2 3.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

African American Music.

an MusicAfrican American Music By 1945, nearly everyone in the African American community had heard gospel music (2). At this time, gospel music was a sacred folk music with origins in field hollers, ... s, work songs, slave songs, Baptist lining hymns, and Negro spirituals. These songs that influenced gospel music were adapted and reworked into expressions of praise and thanks of the community. Altho ...

(25 pages) 231 2 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Burning of Mississippi

tmosphere. For instance, at the beginning of the picture, the audience heard very soothing, yet sad gospel music. Demonstrating the enormous amounts of pain and sorrow black people must feel and yet s ... gins a massive fight with the entire congregation, the viewers hear no cries of pain, but yet again gospel music plays. Watching this is very painful, especially observing the blood shed and the membe ...

(3 pages) 52 0 4.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"The Cultural Diffusion of African Music in Modern day Mainstream American Culture"

d, diffusion took African culture all over the world. For instance, the worship music diffused into Gospel, the music easing the pain of work diffused into the blues, the music used for communication ... entertainment music diffused into other music forms today such as Rap, Jazz, and even Rock-and-Roll.Gospel music, though primarily performed in churches, specifically Baptist churches, is a mainstream ...

(6 pages) 96 0 4.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

ROCK

nced and in turn been fashioned by an extensive field of cultures and musical traditions, including gospel music, the blues, country-and-western music, classical music, folk music, electronic music, a ...

(2 pages) 42 1 3.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

African American Women and Music

lave days, through the civil war, reconstruction, and depression periods. They are blues, jazz, and gospel music. Each of these forms of music are still in existence today. In addition to exploring th ... nt of a specific form of religious song in African American society. This form of music is known as gospel music. Gospel is a combination of church worship services, spiritual, and blues singing. The ...

(7 pages) 74 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Mystery Lady

joyful place to be. Every church member is off the pews and on their feet rocking to the inspiring gospel music. The shiny-suit-wearing men with the matching shoes in the pulpit sing along with their ...

(3 pages) 20 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Elvis Prestley

n 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi. In Pentecostal churches during his youth, Elvis was first exposed to gospel music. He also listened to other music during his youth such as, country-and-western, and als ...

(1 pages) 3 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Mainstream Christianity: Dead Or Alive?

le of " ill-repute"? However, there is a new interesting phenomena arising.Oftentimes, one can hear gospel music eminating from public walkways, and the like. These folks have broken away from the mai ...

(1 pages) 247 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Music of Stevie Wonder

ders music has been described as many different style within the past this including soul. Soul and gospel music is a style of music in which combines both rhythm and blues along with gospel music. St ... l music. Stevie Wonder uses elements from each of these styles in different songs. Wonder uses many Gospel shouts throughout his music. For example; his hit Sign Sealed delivered includes gospel shout ...

(5 pages) 14 0 3.7 Aug/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Langston Hughes' Realism

ribution to the Harlem renaissance will not be forgotten. Nor will the way he uses jazz, blues, and gospel music to revel in how far blacks have really come. I will compare and contrast two of his mos ...

(4 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

“Let America Be America Again” and “Harlem

ribution to the Harlem renaissance will not be forgotten. Nor will the way he uses jazz, blues, and gospel music to revel in how far blacks have really come. I will compare and contrast two of his mos ...

(4 pages) 2717 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Expanding The Horizon         Winning award after award, Destiny’s Child is

helle maybe the new member, but this lady has a voice and presence about her. She is expanding into Gospel music and blowing the charts away. Since gospel has had the most increase in popularity this ...

(3 pages) 531 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Mark Thompson                                                               Mrs. Harrington

so as a kid, B.B. King wanted to preach, to sing, and wanted to play the guitar and travel with his gospel group. He preferred that living off of music was quite a better lifestyle, than living off th ... c was quite a better lifestyle, than living off the land. Which is why he viewed the members on the gospel choir did not need day jobs. Disappointed with the churches decision to stay close in Indiano ...

(2 pages) 473 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

B.B. King comes to town

great talent in singing the blues, but i bet you didn't know that King actually started by singing gospel. That's right, Kings career started with his love for gospel and evolved into his passion for ... us about his dreams as a child, "I had a dream, i wanted to preach, sing, play guitar, travel with gospel groups...I saw how gospel groups got so popular that they didn't need day jobs...Living off m ...

(2 pages) 474 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

A compare and contrast essay on blues and gospel music

someone sing the blues? Have you ever gone to a Baptist church the next morning and heard a joyful gospel song? You may think the two musical expressions have nothing in common, but if you listen clo ... n closely and study their histories, you will find some surprising similarities.When you first hear gospel music and the blues, you can't help noticing how different they are in mood and in the storie ...

(2 pages) 30 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Gospel Music

GospelGospel music is music that is written to give praise, worship, and give thanks to God, as well ... od, as well as to express either personal, spiritual or a communal belief regarding Christian life. Gospel is a kind of Christian music based on American folk music, marked by strong rhythms and elabo ... refrains, and incorporating elements of spirituals, blues, and jazz. There are several subgenres of gospel. One is urban contemporary gospel (sometimes still marketed as "Black gospel" to help disting ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 May/2012

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies