Jones, Arthur C.
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Abstract William Warfield recounts his early experiences of studying music with well-known artists such as Robert Nathaniel Dett and Paul Robeson, and some of his early performance experiences. He discusses his approach to performing any musical work, including spirituals and classical works, in which he visualizes what the music is saying before and while he performs it. He describes the spiritual as a folk song that is part of the cultural inheritance of all Americans, and believes that the...
Dates: 1999 August 4; Issued: 2003
Abstract Video recording of the "Spirituals and Social Justice" event held at the Anderson Academic Commons, University of Denver, on 2016 October 27. Featuring Dr. Arthur Jones.
Dates: 2016 October 27
Abstract As an introduction to the history of the Spirituals Project, Arthur Jones recounts his early experiences in music beginning with his participation in the New York City All City High School Chorus, to his training in and career as a practicing psychologist, and to his return to music after 25 years by performing spirituals in fundraising events. He discusses his compelling need to educate people on the meanings of spirituals, Southern religious folk songs created and first sung by African...
Dates: 1999 August 5; 2003