The songs are free
Traces the history of communal singing and the repertoire rooted in the Black church, from songs of resistance, courage, and pride to songs of determination and faith. Includes live musical performances, educational workshops, and archival footage.
Reagon, Bernice Johnson 1942; Moyers, Bill D.; Pellett, Gail
Films for the Humanities (Firm); Sweet Honey in the Rock (Musical group); Public Affairs Television (Firm)
North American Culture; American Culture; Performing Arts, Music; Religion; Music; Religion, Philosophy; African Americans Music History and criticism; Spirituals (Songs) History and criticism; Gospel music History and criticism
North America; United States
Distinctive Media Collections
- Rights Statement
- In Copyright
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- Physical Description
58 minutes; color
Access condition: campus-only.
Bernice Johnson Reagon with Bill Moyers. Camera, Phil Gries ... [et. al.] ; editor, Kathryn Barnier ; narrator, Bill Moyers.
- Other Identifiers
Filename: lms-090141; Fedora 2 PID: umd:1728; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/986; OCLC: ocm36723078; Catalog Key: alephsys002357142; Catalog Key: FFH 6774
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