Category: Negro Spirituals

Afro-American Negro Spirituals

Afro American Negro Spirituals The Great Awakening The Great Awakening was a religious revival in the 1740s that swept through the American colonies. This revival

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Spirituals vs Hymns

Spirtuals vs Hymns Spirituals were the religious music of the African enslaves from the beginning of the 18th centenary until the Emancipation Proclamation in 1865.

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Negro Spirituals and Hymns

Negro Spirituals and Hymns        In the early 1740’s, the period of spiritual awakening, also known as the great awakening, gave birth to

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The Church House

The Church House and The Ring Shout Negro Spirituals are the oldest songs that people of color still sing today. These songs were the  motivation

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Negro Spirituals

Negro Spirituals Spirituals are religious music of African Americans during the time of slavery. Spirituals were originally an oral tradition that imparted Christian values while

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The Great Awakening

The Great Awakening What was The Great Awakening? The Great Awakening was a period of the revival of the Christian religion in the American colonies

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Spiritual vs Hymns

Spirituals vs. Hymns Introduction Spiritual and hymns play a big role in African American music and culture. It demonstrated how enslaved African Americans would use

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