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Definition 1: folk music consisting of a genre of a cappella music originating with Black slaves in the United States and featuring call and response; influential on the development of other genres of popular music (especially soul) - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for gospel singing in the sense of this definition

(gospel singing is a kind of ...) the traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community

(... is a kind of gospel singing ) a genre (usually a cappella) of Black vocal-harmony music of the 1950s that evolved in New York City from gospel singing; characterized by close four-part harmonies; the name derived from some of the nonsense syllables sung by the backup

(... is a kind of gospel singing ) a secular form of gospel that was a major Black musical genre in the 1960s and 1970s

"soul was politically significant during the Civil Rights movement"

(gospel singing belongs to category ...) singing without instrumental accompaniment

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