Mapping Black Gospel Music

Mapping Black Gospel Music

Gospel is a musical culture that was born centuries ago. In the 16th century, when the slave trade began in North America, gospel music found its source. African men and women, who sang in different Homelands in Africa, now would sing together in America. From morning...
Mapping the Tours of the Fisk Jubilee Singers from 1871 to 1881

Mapping the Tours of the Fisk Jubilee Singers from 1871 to 1881

Introduction George L. White founded The Fisk Jubilee Singers in Nashville, Tennessee in 1871. The group was comprised of students attending Fisk University, an institution organized by the American Missionary Association for the education of freed slaves after the...
Comparative Composer Premieres

Comparative Composer Premieres

Welcome… This interactive map is meant to be a resource for scholars and the general public to delve into the world of 20th-century musical scholarship. The maps on this page encompass the premieres of Darius Milhaud, Francis Poulenc, Arthur Honegger, and Igor...