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oa Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - Indigenous Gospel music and social reconstruction in modern Nigeria

 

Abstract

Nigerian Gospel music emerged in the 1970s as a distinctive genre when choral groups moved their performance from the liturgical setting in the churches into the public domain. This transition adapted Gospel music for entertainment and commercial purposes. The texts of the sons are based on biblical and traditional Christian concepts. but their performance combines both western and traditional musical instruments.

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1998-08-01
2016-12-06
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