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“Time, Harmony, and Articulation”: Quartet Training and the Birmingham Gospel Quartet Style

Lynn Abbott and Doug Seroff

in To Do This, You Must Know How: Music Pedagogy in the Black Gospel Quartet Tradition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036750
eISBN:
9781621039150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036750.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes music instruction and spiritual singing at Industrial High School in Birmingham, and the groups that emerged from Alabama’s quartet training culture, which include: the Foster ... More


The Mississippi Blues Tradition and the Origins of the Blues

Arnold Shaw

in Charley Patton: Voice of the Mississippi Delta

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496816139
eISBN:
9781496816177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816139.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the Mississippi blues tradition and the origins of the blues through the lives and music of Charley Patton, Bukka White, Son House, and Robert Johnson. All are part, of course, ... More


Warming by the Devil’s Fire (2003)

James Naremore

in Charles Burnett: A Cinema of Symbolic Knowledge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520285521
eISBN:
9780520960954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285521.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Warming by the Devil’s Fire is one in a series of films on blues music produced for television by Martin Scorsese. Burnett’s episode is by far the best of the series, in part because it shows the ... More


Preachin' the Blues: The Life and Times of Son House

Daniel Beaumont

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195395570
eISBN:
9780190268060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195395570.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book presents a biography of American blues singer and guitarist Eddie James “Son” House, Jr. (1902–1988). House pioneered an innovative style, incorporating strong repetitive rhythms with ... More


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