Title

[Jamaican Music]

Original Title

Lewin, Olive, Music

Authors

Olive Lewin

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Collection

Martin Luther King Fellows In Black Religious Studies, Inc. Collection

Document Type

Audio

Date Information

1974-01-24

Playing Time

00:30:59

Abstract

Olive Lewin gives presentation on Jamaican music and worship. She defines the word pagan and also describes the different styles of Jamaican music including Gumbay and Maroon.

File Name

auc.048.b10t25.19740124.aud0025

Comments

00:00:05 Audio begins with Olive Lewin woman singing and worshiping God with body.

00:05:22 Talks about life being animals and trees, and treating everything as a part of God.

00:09:54 Talks about how the word “pagan” means knowledge that is found at the heart of nature rather in the mind of man.

00:11:44 Talks about Mooretown.

00:18:01 Talks about the funeral of an ex colonel of the Maroons and learned things that happened in Jamaica.

00:23:50 Talks about the similarities between Gumbay and Maroon music.

00:30:59 Audio ends.

Acknowledgements

The Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library acknowledges the generous support of the National Endowment for Humanities - Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Implementation Project Grant in supporting the processing and digitization of a number of its major archival collections as part of the project: Spreading the Word: Expanding Access to African American Religious Archival Collections at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library.

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