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Title Chase the devil [videorecording] : religious music of the Appalachian Mountains / a Harcourt Films production for Channel Four ; produced and directed by Jeremy Marre.

Publication Info. [Newton, N.J.] : Shanachie, [2003]


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Description 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in..
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video file DVD video region 1 rda
Series Beats of the heart
Beats of the heart.
System Details DVD; Dolby Digital, stereo.
Language In English.
Note DVD release of a 1982 motion picture.
Credits Camera, Chris Morphet ; editor, Roland Armstrong.
Summary Religious music in the Southern Appalachians covers a wide panorama. At one extreme is the idea that any music is the "devil's work;" at the other is hard driving, rhythmic music. Focuses on the Holiness church experience, depicting the exhuberant preaching and singing.
Contents Play program -- Holiness church service -- Last of the ballad singers -- Roan Mountain Hilltoppers -- Banjo picker Virgil Anderson -- Roy Gunter's divine radio antenna -- Nashville -- Herb and Mary's Christian diner -- Drinking poison, handling snakes -- Protest singer Hazel Dickens -- Rock and roll church.
Subject Gospel music -- Appalachian Region, Southern -- History and criticism.
Church music -- Appalachian Region, Southern.
Holiness churches -- Appalachian Region, Southern -- Hymns -- History and criticism.
Folk music -- Appalachian Region, Southern -- History and criticism.
Music -- Religious aspects -- Holiness churches.
Music -- Religious aspects -- Baptists.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Added Author Marre, Jeremy. Director. Producer.
Armstrong, Roland.
Harcourt Films. Producer.
Channel Four (Great Britain). Producer.
Shanachie Home Video (Firm). Publisher.
Added Title Religious music of the Appalachian Mountains
Note Subtitle on container: Religious music of the Appalachians
Standard No. 016351120892
Music No. 1208 Shanachie

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