Gospel music
   See African-American gospel music.

Encyclopedia of Protestantism. . 2005.

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  • gospel music — a now popularized form of impassioned rhythmic spiritual music rooted in the solo and responsive church singing of rural blacks in the American South, central to the development of rhythm and blues and of soul music. Also called gospel. [1950 55] …   Useful english dictionary

  • gospel music — noun A type of African American religious music based on folk music melodies with the addition of elements of negro spiritual and jazz …   Wiktionary

  • gospel music — type of music based on the hymns and spirituals of Americans from the South; music based on the musical style originating in southern Protestant churches …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gospel music — gos′pel mu sic n. mad impassioned rhythmic spiritual music influential in the development of soul music and rhythm and blues • Etymology: 1950–55 …   From formal English to slang

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  • Gospel Music Association — Abbreviation GMA Formation 1964 Website www.gospelmusic.org The Gospel Music Association (GMA) was founded in 1964 for the purpose of supporting and promoting the development of all forms of Gospel music. Ther …   Wikipedia

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  • Gospel Music Hall of Fame — The Gospel Music Hall of Fame, created in 1971 by the Gospel Music Association, is a Hall of Fame dedicated exclusively to recognizing meaningful contributions by individuals in all forms of gospel music.Partial list of inducteesSome of the more… …   Wikipedia

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