14 episodes

Sacred music is performed in a variety of social contexts ranging from informal, unaccompanied singing, spirited church meetings and gospel concerts by professional artists. Like its secular counterparts such as jazz, blues and other popular forms, this music often combines African and European influences to create unique and compelling musical expressions. Cover art photo courtesy State Archives of Florida, David Alan Taylor (collector).

Gospel Music Florida Department of Education

    • Arts

Sacred music is performed in a variety of social contexts ranging from informal, unaccompanied singing, spirited church meetings and gospel concerts by professional artists. Like its secular counterparts such as jazz, blues and other popular forms, this music often combines African and European influences to create unique and compelling musical expressions. Cover art photo courtesy State Archives of Florida, David Alan Taylor (collector).

    Soon I Will be Done

    Soon I Will be Done

    • 4 min
    Come and go to that Land

    Come and go to that Land

    • 2 min
    The Peaceful Death of the Righteous

    The Peaceful Death of the Righteous

    • 5 min
    Wade In the Water

    Wade In the Water

    • 2 min
    Oh Freedom

    Oh Freedom

    • 1 min
    Go Down Moses

    Go Down Moses

    • 3 min

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