About this title:
This volume is a monumental assemblage of essays and articles discussing the role of music and worship in African American churches. A century's worth of writing—some previously unpublished—includes pieces from pastors, scholars, theologians, historians, ethnomusicologists, organists, and choral conductors. Topics include historical perspectives, surveys of hymnals and hymnody, liturgical hymnody, worship, composers, organs, and contemporary perspectives.
About the Author:
James Abbington is an associate professor of music at Shaw University and the author of Let Mt. Zion Rejoice. He lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.
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