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Gospel in Alabama: The Four Eagles Gospel Singers

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A performance by the Four Eagles Gospel Singers, a quartet who performed at the Alabama Department of Archives and History as part of its ArchiTreats lecture series. >
Extension Activities

The Birmingham Sound

The Sunlights

Alabama Course of Study

Arts Education (2006)
Music

Grade 4

10.) Identify theme and variations in musical selections.
13.) Recognize styles of twentieth-century music.
Examples: jazz, pop, country

Grade 5

13.) Recognize vocal timbre as soprano, alto, tenor, or bass.

Grades 6-8
12.) Identify the relationship of American music to American history.
Example: "We Shall Overcome" as a symbol of the Civil Rights Movement
 
Grade(s): 6 - 12
 
Instrumental Music Level IV
 
6.) Evaluate in written form a live performance with respect to tone, intonation, balance, technique, interpretation, musical effect, and stage deportment.
 
Vocal Music Level I
 
8.) Analyze a vocal composition to determine how the use of tempo, dynamics, and articulation are used to create a specific mood or effect.
Example: "Hallelujah Chorus" evoking excitement
12.) Define the elements of music, including melody, rhythm, form, timbre, harmony, and texture.

Vocal Music: Level IV
 
5.) Improvise vocally in various musical styles.
Examples: jazz, blues, gospel

 

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Education Sponsors

IQ Learning Network
  • Alpha Foundation
  • Daniel Foundation of Alabama
  • Hugh Kaul Foundation
  • Monte L. Moorer Foundation
  • Sybil H. Smith Charitable Trust
Web-Interactive Field Trips
  • Alabama Humanities Foundation
    A state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Robert Meyer Foundation
  • The Stephens Foundation
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
e-Learning for Educators/ APT Learn Online
  • Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham
  • U.S. Department of Education
STEM Education Initiative
  • Ann & Alfred F. Delchamps, Jr. Charitable Fund
  • BBVA Compass Bank
  • Beverly and Gary Cooper Charitable Fund
  • Community Foundation of South Alabama
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
General Educational Support
  • Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Books-A-Million
  • Honda Manufacturing of Alabama
  • Publix
  • Wells Fargo
PBS Kids Programs
  • Alabama Power
  • Books-A-Million
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Publix
  • US Space & Rocket Center
American Graduate
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Southern Education Desk
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting