skip to content
Too close to heaven. Part 2 : the story of gospel music Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Too close to heaven. Part 2 : the story of gospel music

Author: Alan LewensLeo St ClairAlphonsia EmmanuelHorace Clarence BoyerMargaret P DourouxAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Using narration and performance footage, this film traces the 300 year history of gospel music. Part two resumes with the emergence of gospel music into popular culture in the early 1900's with the advent of blues and jazz and its eventual amalgamation with sacred music.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Interviews
Music
Songs and music
Named Person: Thomas Andrew Dorsey; Louis Overstreet; Mahalia Jackson; W Herbert Brewster; R H Harris; Sam Cooke; Aretha Franklin; W Herbert Brewster; Sam Cooke; Thomas Andrew Dorsey; Aretha Franklin; R H Harris; Mahalia Jackson; Louis Overstreet
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Lewens; Leo St Clair; Alphonsia Emmanuel; Horace Clarence Boyer; Margaret P Douroux; Jesse Jackson; Billie M Greenbey; International Broadcasting Trust.; Channel Four (Great Britain); Jerusalem Productions (Firm); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 37979677
Notes: Videocassette release of the 1996 documentary film originally broadcast on English television.
Performer(s): Narrator, Alphonsia Emmanuel.
Commentary: Horace Boyer, Margaret P. Douroux, Jesse Jackson, Billie M. Greenbey, Ira Tucker, Clarence Fountain, Shirley Caesar, Albertina Walker, Dorothy Love Coates, Art Rupe, J.W. Alexander, Morgan Babb.
Music: Aretha Franklin, Mahalia Jackson, Anderson Johnson, Fairfield Four, Golden Gate Quartet, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Clara Ward, Goldenaires, Gospel Music Workshop of America.
Description: 1 videocassette (51 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Too close to heaven. Part 2, the history of gospel music
Story of gospel music
History of gospel music
Responsibility: an IBT/CTVC production for Channel 4 in association with Jerusalem Productions ; producer, Leo St. Clair ; director, Alan Lewens.

Abstract:

Using narration and performance footage, this film traces the 300 year history of gospel music. Part two resumes with the emergence of gospel music into popular culture in the early 1900's with the advent of blues and jazz and its eventual amalgamation with sacred music.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/37979677> # Too close to heaven. Part 2 : the story of gospel music
    a schema:Movie, schema:CreativeWork, bgn:VHS ;
   library:oclcnum "37979677" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nju> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Place/princeton_nj> ; # Princeton, NJ
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85025234> ; # Christianity--United States
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007100204> ; # African Americans--Music--History and criticism
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Topic/african_americans_religion_history> ; # African Americans--Religion--History
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Organization/gospel_music_workshop_of_america> ; # Gospel Music Workshop of America.
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/ML3187> ;
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/12491664> ; # Mahalia Jackson
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008105342> ; # Gospel music--History and criticism
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799689> ; # African Americans--Religion
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/835056> ; # Blues (Music)
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799648> ; # African Americans--Music
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/945034> ; # Gospel musicians
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/945026> ; # Gospel music
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799357> ; # African American singers
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799558> ; # African Americans
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1071422> ; # Popular music
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/71577926> ; # Aretha Franklin
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Person/harris_r_h> ; # R. H. Harris
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Person/cooke_sam> ; # Sam Cooke
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1130204> ; # Spirituals (Songs)
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/48829518> ; # Louis Overstreet
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008106048> ; # Jazz--History and criticism
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Person/jackson_mahalia_1911_1972> ; # Mahalia Jackson
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2011002554> ; # African Americans--History and criticism
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Person/dorsey_thomas_andrew> ; # Thomas Andrew Dorsey
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007102064> ; # Blues (Music)--History and criticism
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/159729582> ; # Gospel Music Workshop of America.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Topic/african_american_singers_history> ; # African American singers--History
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Topic/popular_music_united_states_history_and_criticism_20th_century> ; # Popular music--United States--History and criticism--20th century
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799094> ; # African American clergy
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Event/1900_1999> ; # 1900-1999
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Person/overstreet_louis_1921_1980> ; # Louis Overstreet
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/11385671> ; # William Herbert Brewster
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85001968> ; # African Americans--Social aspects
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Topic/gospel_musicians_united_states> ; # Gospel musicians--United States
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/859599> ; # Christianity
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Topic/african_american_clergy_history> ; # African American clergy--History
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Person/franklin_aretha> ; # Aretha Franklin
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/982165> ; # Jazz
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Person/brewster_w_herbert_william_herbert_1897_1987> ; # William Herbert Brewster
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Topic/spirituals_songs_united_states_history> ; # Spirituals (Songs)--United States--History
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799090> ; # African American churches
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85001817> ; # African American churches
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/208737> ; # R. H. Harris
   schema:alternateName "Story of gospel music" ;
   schema:alternateName "History of gospel music" ;
   schema:alternateName "Too close to heaven. Part 2, the history of gospel music" ;
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Person/emmanuel_alphonsia> ; # Alphonsia Emmanuel
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Person/greenbey_billie_m> ; # Billie M. Greenbey
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/100276689> ; # Jesse Jackson
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Person/lewens_alan> ; # Alan Lewens
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/128949995> ; # Channel Four (Great Britain)
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/58220995> ; # Horace Clarence Boyer
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Person/douroux_margaret_p> ; # Margaret P. Douroux
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/45625622> ; # Leo St. Clair
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/151971055> ; # International Broadcasting Trust.
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/148872109> ; # Films for the Humanities (Firm)
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Organization/jerusalem_productions_firm> ; # Jerusalem Productions (Firm)
   schema:datePublished "1997" ;
   schema:description "Using narration and performance footage, this film traces the 300 year history of gospel music. Part two resumes with the emergence of gospel music into popular culture in the early 1900's with the advent of blues and jazz and its eventual amalgamation with sacred music."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/436074150> ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:genre "Music"@en ;
   schema:genre "Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en ;
   schema:genre "Interviews"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Too close to heaven. Part 2 : the story of gospel music"@en ;
   schema:productID "37979677" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/37979677#PublicationEvent/princeton_nj_films_for_the_humanities_&_sciences_1997> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Agent/films_for_the_humanities_&_sciences> ; # Films for the Humanities & Sciences
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/37979677> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Agent/films_for_the_humanities_&_sciences> # Films for the Humanities & Sciences
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Films for the Humanities & Sciences" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Organization/gospel_music_workshop_of_america> # Gospel Music Workshop of America.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Gospel Music Workshop of America." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Organization/jerusalem_productions_firm> # Jerusalem Productions (Firm)
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Jerusalem Productions (Firm)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Person/brewster_w_herbert_william_herbert_1897_1987> # William Herbert Brewster
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1897" ;
   schema:deathDate "1987" ;
   schema:familyName "Brewster" ;
   schema:givenName "William Herbert" ;
   schema:givenName "W. Herbert" ;
   schema:name "William Herbert Brewster" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Person/dorsey_thomas_andrew> # Thomas Andrew Dorsey
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Dorsey" ;
   schema:givenName "Thomas Andrew" ;
   schema:name "Thomas Andrew Dorsey" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Person/douroux_margaret_p> # Margaret P. Douroux
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Douroux" ;
   schema:givenName "Margaret P." ;
   schema:name "Margaret P. Douroux" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Person/emmanuel_alphonsia> # Alphonsia Emmanuel
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Emmanuel" ;
   schema:givenName "Alphonsia" ;
   schema:name "Alphonsia Emmanuel" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Person/franklin_aretha> # Aretha Franklin
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Franklin" ;
   schema:givenName "Aretha" ;
   schema:name "Aretha Franklin" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Person/greenbey_billie_m> # Billie M. Greenbey
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Greenbey" ;
   schema:givenName "Billie M." ;
   schema:name "Billie M. Greenbey" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Person/harris_r_h> # R. H. Harris
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Harris" ;
   schema:givenName "R. H." ;
   schema:name "R. H. Harris" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Person/jackson_mahalia_1911_1972> # Mahalia Jackson
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1911" ;
   schema:deathDate "1972" ;
   schema:familyName "Jackson" ;
   schema:givenName "Mahalia" ;
   schema:name "Mahalia Jackson" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Person/lewens_alan> # Alan Lewens
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Lewens" ;
   schema:givenName "Alan" ;
   schema:name "Alan Lewens" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Person/overstreet_louis_1921_1980> # Louis Overstreet
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1921" ;
   schema:deathDate "1980" ;
   schema:familyName "Overstreet" ;
   schema:givenName "Louis" ;
   schema:name "Louis Overstreet" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Topic/popular_music_united_states_history_and_criticism_20th_century> # Popular music--United States--History and criticism--20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008109794> ;
   schema:name "Popular music--United States--History and criticism--20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/436074150#Topic/spirituals_songs_united_states_history> # Spirituals (Songs)--United States--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85126782> ;
   schema:name "Spirituals (Songs)--United States--History"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007100204> # African Americans--Music--History and criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African Americans--Music--History and criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007102064> # Blues (Music)--History and criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Blues (Music)--History and criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008105342> # Gospel music--History and criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Gospel music--History and criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008106048> # Jazz--History and criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Jazz--History and criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2011002554> # African Americans--History and criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African Americans--History and criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85001817> # African American churches
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African American churches"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85001968> # African Americans--Social aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African Americans--Social aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85025234> # Christianity--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Christianity--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1071422> # Popular music
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Popular music"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1130204> # Spirituals (Songs)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Spirituals (Songs)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799090> # African American churches
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African American churches"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799094> # African American clergy
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African American clergy"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799357> # African American singers
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African American singers"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799558> # African Americans
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African Americans"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799648> # African Americans--Music
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African Americans--Music"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799689> # African Americans--Religion
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African Americans--Religion"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/835056> # Blues (Music)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Blues (Music)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/859599> # Christianity
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Christianity"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/945026> # Gospel music
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Gospel music"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/945034> # Gospel musicians
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Gospel musicians"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/982165> # Jazz
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Jazz"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/100276689> # Jesse Jackson
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1941" ;
   schema:familyName "Jackson" ;
   schema:givenName "Jesse" ;
   schema:name "Jesse Jackson" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/11385671> # William Herbert Brewster
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1897" ;
   schema:deathDate "1987" ;
   schema:familyName "Brewster" ;
   schema:givenName "William Herbert" ;
   schema:givenName "W. Herbert" ;
   schema:name "William Herbert Brewster" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/12491664> # Mahalia Jackson
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1911" ;
   schema:deathDate "1972" ;
   schema:familyName "Jackson" ;
   schema:givenName "Mahalia" ;
   schema:name "Mahalia Jackson" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/128949995> # Channel Four (Great Britain)
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Channel Four (Great Britain)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/148872109> # Films for the Humanities (Firm)
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Films for the Humanities (Firm)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/151971055> # International Broadcasting Trust.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "International Broadcasting Trust." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/159729582> # Gospel Music Workshop of America.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Gospel Music Workshop of America." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/208737> # R. H. Harris
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Harris" ;
   schema:givenName "R. H." ;
   schema:name "R. H. Harris" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/45625622> # Leo St. Clair
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "St. Clair" ;
   schema:givenName "Leo" ;
   schema:name "Leo St. Clair" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/48829518> # Louis Overstreet
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1921" ;
   schema:deathDate "1980" ;
   schema:familyName "Overstreet" ;
   schema:givenName "Louis" ;
   schema:name "Louis Overstreet" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/58220995> # Horace Clarence Boyer
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1935" ;
   schema:deathDate "2009" ;
   schema:familyName "Boyer" ;
   schema:givenName "Horace Clarence" ;
   schema:name "Horace Clarence Boyer" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/71577926> # Aretha Franklin
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Franklin" ;
   schema:givenName "Aretha" ;
   schema:name "Aretha Franklin" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.