Repercussions: A Celebration of African-American Music - On the Battlefield, Gospel Quartets (1984)

Genres - Culture & Society, History, Music  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Military & War, Morality & Values, Sociology, World History  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |  
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This program is part of a series that follows the history of African-American music. The series goes back to Africa in search of the source of music that made its way to America. This second episode, Repercussions: A Celebration of African-American Music - On the Battlefield, Gospel Quartets, illustrates the intricate African harmonies practiced by gospel quartets such as the Dixie Hummingbirds.

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Africa, battlefield, Black [race], celebration, gospel-music, music, quartet, roots [origins]