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On the battlefield [videorecording] : gospel quartets in Jefferson County, Alabama / producer, Penny Corke ; directed by Geoffrey Haydon ; Third Eye Productions, Ltd. for Channel Four in association with RM Arts.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Media Center DVD 2252 37684000901585 Ralph's Corner - Early African American Music Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, [2004]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Subtitle on container and disc: Gospel quartets.
Originally produced in 1984.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photography, Michael Coulter, Jan Pester ; sound recordist, Colin Nicolson ; film editor, Ben Morris.
Participant or Performer Note:
The Sterling Jubilee Singers ; The Four Eagle Gospel Singers ; The Birmingham Sunlites ; The Harps of Melody ; The Pattersonaires ; Auguster Maul, master of ceremonies.
Summary, etc.:
Examines the influence of African music on the gospel sound and spotlights various gospel groups concluding with a Sunday gospel quartet celebration.
System Details Note:
DVD video; coded for Region 1 (North America) playback only.
Subject: Gospel music > Alabama > History and criticism.
Spirituals (Songs) > Alabama > History and criticism.
African Americans > Music > History and criticism
Gospel music > Alabama.
Spirituals (Songs) > Alabama.
Popular music > African influences

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