Too Close to Heaven: The History of Gospel Music Video (DVD)

Item Code: FI-6974

Mfg List: 349.95
Sale Price: 339.99
You Save: 9.96 (3%)

Product Description:
Too Close to Heaven: The History of Gospel Music Video(VHS/DVD). Deeply rooted in African rhythms, the first gospel music, as sung on southern plantations, expressed the collective sorrow of American slaves, and the history of their diaspora. Using narration and thrilling performance footage, these programs trace the 200-year history of gospel music from black churches, to the civil rights movement, to its influence on modern jazz, blues, and rock and roll. Its revolutionary sounds and joyful vocal styles are featured in several live performances by noted singers. Interviews with key figures provide insights into the cultural and artistic importance of this uniquely American art form. (3 parts, 51 minutes each)
Customer Reviews

Product Reviews

5 out of 5, Based on 1 Reviews.
Write a Review
June 10, 2013

Art Studio Furniture & Equipment
Art Instruction DVDs & Art Education
Drawing  Supplies
Painting Supplies
More Art Forms
Children's Art