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The Circulation and Reception of Philip Doddridge's Hymns

Françoise Deconinck-Brossard

in Dissenting Praise: Religious Dissent and the Hymn in England and Wales

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199545247
eISBN:
9780191725708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545247.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter 3 discusses the chronological, geographical and denominational reception and circulation of Philip Doddridge’s hymns. Drawing on close readings of the variants on a few representative hymns, ... More


Lining Out the Word: Dr. Watts Hymn Singing in the Music of Black Americans

William Dargan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234482
eISBN:
9780520928923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234482.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book takes a close look at an important and little-studied component of African American music, one that has roots in Europe, but was adapted by African American congregations and went on to ... More


Introduction

William T. Dargan

in Lining Out the Word: Dr. Watts Hymn Singing in the Music of Black Americans

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234482
eISBN:
9780520928923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234482.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

The tradition of African American hymn singing known as “Dr. Watts” derives from the collection of hymn texts written in the eighteenth century by the Dissenting English theologian Isaac Watts and ... More


“Father, I Stretch My Hands to Thee”: The Tradition of Dr. Watts in African Historical Perspective

William T. Dargan

in Lining Out the Word: Dr. Watts Hymn Singing in the Music of Black Americans

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234482
eISBN:
9780520928923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234482.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

The first illustration in Black Art and Culture in the Twentieth Century, by Richard Powell, is of a late-seventeenth-century slave drum whose unchanging appearance is significant because African ... More


“God Moves in a Mysterious Way”: The Lining OutȔRing Shout Continuum beyond Church Walls

William T. Dargan

in Lining Out the Word: Dr. Watts Hymn Singing in the Music of Black Americans

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234482
eISBN:
9780520928923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234482.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

While the primary focus of this book is black Baptist ritual, its general significance extends to non-church forms and contexts that developed in the generations immediately following the ascendancy ... More


Conclusion

William T. Dargan

in Lining Out the Word: Dr. Watts Hymn Singing in the Music of Black Americans

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234482
eISBN:
9780520928923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234482.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American

Regional traditions of hymn singing continue in the hallowed places of black worship, under the cloak of autonomy and outside the domain of what some observers—and many of the participants—consider ... More


“Our God, Our Help in Ages Past”: The Tradition of Dr. Watts in English Historical Perspective

William T. Dargan

in Lining Out the Word: Dr. Watts Hymn Singing in the Music of Black Americans

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234482
eISBN:
9780520928923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234482.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

While Isaac Watts (1674–1748) is called the father of English hymnody, the form he brought to prominence, with its innate orality and biblical symbolism, has proved itself the foundation for a ... More


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