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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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Magick >> Rituals
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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In Iraq, young artists seek to heal a musical heritage wounded by war
The pre-eminent Iraqi musical tradition was maqam – performed at the homes of patrons and in coffee houses in Baghdad, Basra, Kirkuk, and Mosul. Based on poetry, each song has several lengthy sections and features an interplay of vocal improvisation ...
Amir ElSaffar: Exploring The Intersections Between Jazz And Maqam
When he was still an up-and-coming trumpet player, Amir ElSaffar discovered the Iraqi maqam, a centuries-old musical genre from his father's homeland, with its own repertoire of melodies and rules for how to improvise.
Iraqi artists lead efforts to preserve musical past damaged by war
The preeminent Iraqi musical tradition was maqam, performed at the homes of patrons and in coffeehouses in Baghdad, Basra, Kirkuk, and Mosul. Based on poetry, each song has several lengthy sections and features an interplay of vocal improvisation with ...
On musician Amir ElSaffar and the lost art of the maqam
ElSaffar has devoted untold hours trying to articulate the role of improvisation in the Iraqi maqam.
On the Banks of the Tigris – a documentary that traces the forgotten history
In the Netherlands, Majid watches Farida Mohammad Ali, the first woman teacher at the Baghdad Institute of Music and considered the greatest living interpreter of Iraqi maqam singing, perform with the Iraqi Maqam Ensemble. The film culminates with a ...

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