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Psalms

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Sounds-day is for listening/viewing devotional items from and for all ages and traditions.

Finishing our 'international praise' month with Scottish Gaelic. Psalm singing like this has been around for about four centuries; the chant lead is known as the precentor. The Sanskrit chants are done by the swami chanting and the devotees following, though the sound is vastly different. With this closing clip, you will think this is a sound which seems familiar as much as it is foreign. The mournful cry of the Syrian priest, the plea of the gospel singer? Closer than you may think...There is a direct link between Gaelic psalms and gospel music, one that can be traced to slave-owning Scottish Presbyterians in the Carolinas. It is thought that African call-and-response singing was influenced by Gaelic psalms, as it mutated into the more familiar Baptist gospel tradition. Read more HERE.




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