Too close to heaven the story of gospel music
Using narration and performance footage, this film traces the 200 year history of gospel music from black churches, to the civil rights movement, to its influence on modern jazz, blues, and rock and roll. Includes excerpts of several live performances, and interviews with key figures who provide insight into the cultural and artistic of gospel music.
Films for the Humanities (Firm); CTVC (Firm); International Broadcasting Trust; Channel Four (Great Britain); Jerusalem Productions
North American Culture; American Culture; Performing Arts, Music; Religion; Music; Performing Arts; Religion, Philosophy; Gospel music; Gospel music History and criticism
North America; United States; New Jersey
Distinctive Media Collections
- Rights Statement
- In Copyright
Access is restricted to patrons at the University of Maryland.
- Physical Description
153 minutes; color
Access condition: campus-only.
- Other Identifiers
Filename: lms-090159; Fedora 2 PID: umd:1762; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/1002; OCLC: ocm37775084; Catalog Key: alephsys002391760; Catalog Key: FFH 6974
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