Music In Evangelical And Pentecostal Hispanic Churches

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

As in every worshiping tradition, music in Hispanic churches today represents a blend of the old and the new and of indigenous and imported musical styles. This article describes this interplay in Hispanic churches, observing the main genres and accompaniment styles involved.

In the past, music in the traditional Hispanic evangelical church was of two types. Part of its hymnody consisted of Spanish translations of traditional songs imported from the United States and England. Since the...


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