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dc.contributor.advisorMcElrath, Hugh T.
dc.contributor.authorWilhoit, Melvin Ross
dc.coverage.spatialLouisville, KYen_US
dc.date.accessioned2018-12-14T18:44:50Z
dc.date.available2018-12-14T18:44:50Z
dc.date.issued1982-05-03
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10392/5717
dc.descriptionDissertation. v + 361 pp. B&W text. PDF with OCR embedded. 20.7 MB.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of the research project was to develop a practical reference tool or guide to the principal authors and composers of gospel song of the nineteenth century. Such a tool was necessitated as a result of the growing number of church personnel, educators, and researchers seeking information about the gospel song. The unique nature of the guide was its compilation of widely scattered and often unavailable literature of both a published and unpublished nature. The guide itself is found in chapters two and three. Chapter two is divided into twenty sections, with one section for each individual included in the guide. Each section is divided into five parts respectively titled Biographical Information, Contributions to the Gospel Song Movement, Significance to the Gospel Song Movement, Hymnal Location of Words and/or Music, and Annotated Bibliography. The part entitled Contributions to the Gospel Song Movement focuses upon a more objective statement of what each individual did, while the part entitled Significance to the Gospel Song Movement is more evaluative in nature. The fourth part contains a listing of texts and tunes in selected hymnals; and the fifth part consists of an annotated bibliography. Chapter three contains a cumulative indexing of all first lines and song titles included in the preceding sections.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.subjectHymns, English History and criticism.en_US
dc.subjectHymn writers.en_US
dc.subjectGospel music.en_US
dc.subjectHymns, English.en_US
dc.subjectCriticism, interpretation, etc.en_US
dc.subject.ddcMSL Theses DMA W649g
dc.titleA guide to the principal authors and composers of gospel song of the nineteenth centuryen_US
dc.typeElectronic dissertationen_US
dc.publisher.institutionSouthern Baptist Theological Seminaryen_US


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