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The History of Gospel Music

- Music is an important aspect of every society. Music can tell stories, release emotions, build bridges and break down barriers, but above all music is entertaining. There are various forms of music but not many have as rich a history as gospel music. The importance of gospel music has been relevant in American music for more than a century and its importance to society is still relevant to this day (See Appendix A). Gospel music helped slaves escape to freedom and paved the way for other styles of music....   [tags: Black Gospel Music 2014]

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Gospel music

- Gospel Music Gospel music began in the cotton fields of the old south. It originates from slaves singing songs of freedom about Jesus and has integrated into today’s music. Gospel music is a standard version of sanctified music that has encouraged Christian beliefs and stimulated the practice of Christian ethical principles, both inside the context of worship services and as music entertainment. Gospel music began with Thomas A. Dorsey, the Father of Gospel Music. Gospel, mean "good news," it was given the name because of the books of the Old Testament with the gospels.1 Gospel music is mostly American music reflected by significant songs....   [tags: Music History, The SOuth, Black Gospel]

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The Gospel Music : The History Of Gospel Music

- Gospel music was birthed to this world by a man named Thomas A. Dorsey, born in Atlanta in 1899 and moved to Chicago as a teen. If it wasn’t for the tragedies that he faced, we would not have this glorious sound of music upon us today. While on tour with Ma Rainey, he was informed that his wife, and child, had passed away during childbirth. “My wife died, and the baby died, and I had my life’s hope in the baby. I lost quite a bit of trust. I lost a lot of confidence in the Lord or somebody. It was quite a while before I could get myself together.” Dorsey stated....   [tags: Blues, Jazz, Music genre, Country music]

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Gospel: Music and Me

- Thinking back to what form of mass media has been the most influential form of my socialization, music has most defined and shaped my self-identity over the years. (p.49, 57) Socialization is defined by Brym and Lie as “the process by which people learn their culture. They do so by entering and disengaging from a succession of roles and becoming aware of themselves as they interact with others.” (p. 49) My earliest childhood memories are of being immersed in music, whether on TV, radio, albums, or cd’s....   [tags: christianity, socialization, gospel hymn, religion]

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Music Is Enhanced By Gospel Music

- Music is enhanced by gospel music in several ways. Some might say the meaning in the song or the lyrics enhance/s it. Others might say the melody and the beat enhance it. Few others might say that the cross culture of the music enhance it. But everyone has their own meaning of music enhancing their lives. In this paper I will explain how music is enhanced by gospel music and I will give a repoire of how a certain artist has more than usual enhanced my life through his God-filled/ gospel music. The meaning normally enhances it in three ways....   [tags: The Spirituals, Urban Missionary]

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Thomas A. Dorsey and Gospel Music

- Thomas A. Dorsey and Gospel Music Gospel songs combined religious lyrics with melodies and rhythms inspired by early blues and jazz. Many churches rejected this new integration of religious conviction and popular song as devil's music that had no place in a house of worship. Thomas A. Dorsey, the "Father of Gospel Music" described gospel, saying, "It's evangelistic, it has a rhythm and carries a message with the feeling and fever that many sacred songs do not have, the gospel is good news." "Good News" is often used as a reference to the word of God....   [tags: Papers]

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gospel music

- Gospel Music Gospel music is considered to have begun in the United States, sometime in the nineteenth century. The first time that appeared in print was in 1874. The English term “gospel” translates to the meaning of good news, or a joyous message. This is a form of American religious music. A lot of its origin is from the Christian conversions of West Africans who were enslaved in the American south. Gospel music gradually developed partly from the songs that slaves sang while they were working on the plantations down in the south....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Message in Katy Perry Music

- Music- A Language We All Understand Pop music is defined as a type of music, mostly played on electronic instruments, which can be appealing to individual of large age range due to the short, catchy phrases with beats and simple tunes (Macmillan). One of the notable pop singers is Katy Perry. She grew up around gospel music since her parents are both pastors and she used to sing in their church. Katy Perry started her music career during her first year of high school. In 2007, she changed her style from religious music to pop music....   [tags: language, singer, gospel music]

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Gospel Music

- Gospel 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, 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. Although the harmonies were similar to those of the blues or hymns in that they shared the same simplicity, the rhythm was much different....   [tags: Papers]

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Can Music Control Teens?

- The importance of teens and their music is what get teens through their day. Everyday traveling down the halls of school there are hundreds of people with headphones. Teens listen to music everyday and most teens can not live without it. Music is what teens understand and it does not matter what type of music it is. What types of music do teens listen to. Some music that teens listen to are rap, rock, country, gospel, contemporary christian and much more. Do particular music genres affect teens and their attitudes....   [tags: Music Genres, Gospel Music, Teens]

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