WHAT IS GOSPEL MUSIC? by Pablo R. Bedrossian

(Translation by Mona Lineberger) It is difficult to define a musical genre; it is not only a matter of rhythm.  In the case of Gospel Music, a genre that takes its name from the English word gospel (evangel), which means good news, it is even more complicated because it concerns a music style that clearly supports a defined content:  the Christian message.  The music feeds off the lyrics which have the only purpose of announcing and celebrating Jesus. Gospel music began in the []