Short notice

13 February 2007


LINING OUT is a form of singing that has been adopted by African-American congregations. In his book Lining Out the Word: Dr Watts hymn singing in the music of black Americans (Music of the African diaspora), William Dargan traces the history of this music, the part it has played in worship in the past and today, and its cultural implications (published by The University of California Press, £29.95 (Church Times Bookshop £26.95); 978-0-520-23448-2).

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