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3852
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Early church music followed several forms; lining out, or having a leader sing a line for the congregation to repeat; setting hymns to known ballads; and using shape-NOTE_tunebooks. After the Civil War, changes in both black and white churches included the use of organs, pianos, and choirs.
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4092
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Since 1947, the Alexander County First Sunday Singing Convention, featuring three choirs and a guest choir, has met the first Sunday each month to sing together. At one time eleven choirs would perform. The singing promoted unity, fellowship, and better singing in the home churches. The convention received the 1998 N.C. Folklore Society Community Traditions Award.
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37024
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With voices soaring heavenward, the author asserts choirs resemble what awaits the faithful on both sides of the pew. As for the choir’s role, Kelly posits it is can greatly influence the quality of life—church life now and life hereafter.
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36331
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Continuing tradition from West African roots, prayer meeting life experiences come through songs and testimonies. The church goers praise the Lord through chanting, body expressions, and shouting. Stories are told of everyday experiences but told through the power of God.