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- The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86
Portobello Market has been going since 1860. It boasts the largest antiques street market in the world, is a source of inspiration for fashion designers, photographers, novelists, song writers and film directors, receives over a million visitors a year... and is at risk. Discover what really lies behind the hustle and bustle of market life. Blanche... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 17.95
The Queen?s English has no place across the pond, where a long history of defiance, creativity, and originality has made its way into the everyday vocabulary of Americans coast-to-coast. God Bless America is an informative and entertaining guide to the meaning and history beneath our uniquely American words and phrases. Robert Hendrickson makes... more...
- Gia Publications 2013; US$ 36.99
A new, highly authoritative reference for all things related to Asian Christian hymnody, this tome examines the hymns of Sound the Bamboo in their historical, cultural, and spiritual contexts of 22 countries. Noted hymnologist I-to Loh has gathered and assembled his studies and experiences and that of many colleagues relating to the history and... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1996; US$ 45.99
Music is an intrinsic part of Jewish expression, reaching back to the biblical "Song of the Sea," which appears in Exodus, and the Psalms composed by King David. Employing the tools of Jewish mysticism, Music and Kabbalah examines the spiritual connection between God and music. The holy aspects of the musical scale, musical terminology, and instruments... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 34.95
Songs of Seoul is an ethnographic study of voice in South Korea, where the performance of Western opera, art songs, and choral music is an overwhelmingly Evangelical Christian enterprise. Drawing on fieldwork in churches, concert halls, and schools of music, Harkness argues that the European-style classical voice has become a specifically Christian... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 20.82
HauptbeschreibungKommentare zu:EG 156 Komm, Heiliger Geist, erfüll die HerzenEG 170 Komm, Herr, segne unsEG 175 Ausgang und EingangEG 196 Herr, für dein Wort sei hoch gepreistEG 202 Christ, unser Herr, zum Jordan kamEG 207 Nun schreib ins Buch des LebensEG 216 Du hast uns Leib und Seel gespeistEG 230 Scha ffe mir, Gott, ein reines HerzeEG 238 Herr,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95
Investigating the place of music in Soviet society during the eras of Lenin and Stalin, this book examines the different strategies adopted by composers and musicians in their attempts to carve out careers in a rapidly evolving society, and discusses the role of music in Soviet society and people's lives, and shows how political ideology proved an... more...
- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 30.00
Tracing the origin of gospel blues music in the USA, this study outlines the controversy that developed during the 1930s between two church factions: one using the music to nurture a distinct Afro-American culture; the other wanting only assimilation with the dominant Anglo-American culture. more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 144.99
Holy Chord Within Sacred Walls' examines musical culture both inside and outside 17th-century Sienese convents. The nuns produced motets, lamentations, theatrical plays and even an opera. As a result, the convent became an important cultural centre in Siena that enjoyed the support and encouragement of its clergy and lay community. more...