:: Title :: Interview with Rhoda Parrish about the composition of the church's songs
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
Parrish, Rhoda [vocal]
Unidentified [vocal]
:: Setting :: Meeting of the Church of God and Saints of Christ
:: Location :: Belleville (Suffolk County), Virginia (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., African American, Virginia
:: Session :: Belleville 4/60
:: Date :: 4/30/1960
:: Reference Information :: T929.0, Track 7 (00:01:54)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Recordings of spirituals sung by the Belleville A Cappella Choir, members of the Church of God and Saints of Christ. The Church, founded by William Saunders Crowdy in 1896, traces its roots to the lost tribes of Israel and observes the holidays of the Jewish calendar. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Rhoda and other members of the Belleville A Cappella Choir discuss the composition and arrangement of their songs. A member occasionally brings in a song and the other members get together on it and adapt it for the church's use. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Southern U.S. 1959 and 1960

 

 

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