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An Overview of Gospel Music
Gospels refer to the first four books of the Bible’s New Testament. These hymns became integral part of worship services of “Protestants”.
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Black Gospel Music
Black Gospel music is also known as Urban Contemporary Gospel music. Its roots were the Negro spiritual songs that were sang by the African slaves while tilling the rich cotton fields of their white Southern masters in the early 18th century.
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Lynne, Carol
Growing up surrounded by music, Carole Lynne’s musical education has ranged from the informal training of her parents teaching her how to sing jazz to formal instruction at The Juilliard School of Music, University of Michigan Music School, and The American...
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Harding, Deborah
Deborah Harding began gardening alongside her parents when she was just able to walk. She lives in Ohio with her husband and two daughters. She writes articles on herbal concerns for magazines and web-zines, and gives lectures and workshops on growing herbs...
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Story of the Celts: Who are the Celts?
The ancient Celts were a group of culturally similar peoples who once occupied most of central and western Europe, north of the Greco-Roman world. Perhaps the most common cultural characteristic of the ancient Celts were the Celtic languages, a branch of the...
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Green Rhymes: Raising Ecological Awareness through Cretan Songs
“Green Rhymes: Raising Ecological Awareness Through Cretan Songs”. Slide #1 .
Dialogues in Rhyme: The Performative Contexts of Cretan Mantinádes
presenting what is referred to as “Cretanmusic. Mantinádes are, however .
The Cretan lyre: an ethnomusicological and music acoustics approach
BACKGROUND IN ETHNOMUSICOLOGY. In the past a comprehensive and extenisive research concerning the Cretan traditional music and the.
Cretan Folkloric Company Musical Group with Michael. Platyrrahos on Cretan lyra and vocals, Con Platirahos on lute and traditional Cretan music. 5.
PAA National Convention - June 24th - July 1st, 2011 Adult Schedule
Cretan Cultural Traditions 10:00am - 11:30am. Beach Party 12:00pm - 4:00pm.

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Survival Guide for Big Fat (Expensive) Cretan Weddings
The setting included long tables at the village's central square, a live band playing Cretan music, wine, raki and lots, lots of Anogian delicious meat. The whole village was basically blocked in with either tables or cars parked all over the place.
Cretan Kefalograviera for the Guinness World Records!
to meet and taste local cheeses from the village and form Chef Club of Crete. Furthermore, a painting exhibition of Gianni Parasiri (Painter of Aida) was planned for today. Live concert and good Cretan music will be a constant throughout the festival!

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Cretan music (2): Michalis Tzouganakis - YouTube
Jul 6, 2006 Michalis Tzouganakis performing a series of "syrtos" tunes while singing " mantinades".
Music of Crete - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The music of Crete is a traditional form of Greek folk music called κρητικά (kritika).
Sfakia, Crete, Greece: Traditional Cretan Music and Dance
Κρητική Μουσική - Cretan Music eShop | Buy Cds, DVDs, Books
Aerakis Cretan music online shop established in Crete Greece. Find Cretan music Books, CDs, DVDs.
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