Working to preserve gospel music
Music makes up a large part of our Christian heritage, from Benedictine chants to gospel choir. Much of that music is unavailable today, increasing the chances that even some recent music may soon be lost to history.
On the heels of writing a history of black gospel music, Baylor professor Robert Darden is heading up a project to preserve and digitize early traditional music.
Darden appeared on National Public Radio (NPR) this week to discuss the project and preserving black gospel music in general; take a listen.
Sic ’em, gospel historians!