9 Black Gospel outline

9 Black Gospel outline - GMUS 203: Music in America Dr....

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GMUS 203: Music in America Dr. Andrew Connell Lecture outline: African American Gospel Music THE FIGHT FOR FREEDOM Double Conciousness – W. E. Debois Double meanings in speech, song, movement Secret meanings Signifyin(g) – taking the roots and making their own (shared communal experience) Shared knowledge – Henry Louis Gates EMANCIPATION Lincoln - Emancipation Proclamation 1862 During Civil War, slaves take refuge in Union forts “Contraband of war” Post-emancipation, Northerners “discover” A-A spirituals – begin to count them as people (1867) Slave Songs of the United States Blacks also found new venues and purposes for the spiritual FISK JUBILEE SINGERS Founded 1870 - Black Fisk University students - Toured 1871-78 to raise funds for university Existed in opposition to minstrelsy Represented the new “authentic” black sound LISTEN: “Wade in the Water - more refined 20 TH CENTURY BLACK GOSPEL MUSIC
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