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  • Roman Catholic Church Music in England, 1791-1914by T.E. Muir

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 139.95

    Roman Catholic church music in England served the needs of a vigorous, vibrant and multi-faceted community that grew from about 70,000 to 1.7 million people during the long nineteenth century. This book provides a framework of the main aspects of Catholic Church music in this period showing how and why it developed in the way it did. Dr Muir sets the... more...

  • The Sounds of Milan, 1585-1650by Robert L. Kendrick

    Oxford University Press, USA 2002; US$ 139.99

    In this book, a follow-up to his 1996 monograph Celestial Sirens, Robert Kendrick examines the cultural contexts of music in early-modern Milan. This book describes the churches and palaces that served as performance spaces in Milan, analyzes the power structures in the city, discusses the devotional rites of the Milanese, and explores the connections... more...

  • Inside the Offertoryby Rebecca Maloy

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 59.99

    The offertory has played a crucial role in recent vigorous debates about the origins of Gregorian chant. Its elaborate solo verses are among the most splendid of chant melodies, yet the verses ceased to be performed in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, making them among the least known and studied members of the repertory. Rebecca Maloy now offers... more...

  • Downhome Gospelby Jerrilyn McGregory

    University Press of Mississippi 2010; US$ 50.00

    Jerrilyn McGregory explores sacred music and spiritual activism in a little-known region of the South, the Wiregrass Country of Georgia, Alabama, and North Florida. She examines African American sacred music outside of Sunday church-related activities, showing that singing conventions and anniversary programs fortify spiritual as well as social needs.... more...

  • Music and Patronage in Sixteenth-Century Mantua: Volume 2by Iain Fenlon

    Cambridge University Press 1982; US$ 32.00

    This book is a companion volume to Music and Patronage in Sixteenth-Century Mantua I. more...

  • Medieval Liturgical Chant and Patristic Exegesisby Emma Hornby

    Boydell & Brewer 2009; US$ 99.00

    A sensitive and detailed investigation of the complex relationship between text and music in medieval chant. more...

  • The Music of the Moravian Church in Americaby Nola Reed Knouse

    Boydell & Brewer 2008; US$ 65.00

    The Moravians, or Bohemian Brethren, early Protestants who settled in Pennsylvania and North Carolina in the eighteenth century, brought a musical repertoire that included hymns, sacred vocal works accompanied by chamber orchestra, and instrumental music more...

  • No Sympathy for the Devilby David W. Stowe

    The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 56.50

    No Sympathy for the Devil: Christian Pop Music and the Transformation of American Evangelicalism more...

  • Vodou Songs in Haitian Creole and Englishby Benjamin Hebblethwaite; Joanne Bartley

    Temple University Press 2011; US$ 40.95

    Vodou songs constitute the living memory of Haitian Vodou communities, and song texts are key elements to understanding Haitian culture. Vodou songs form a profound religious and cultural heritage that traverses the past and refreshes the present. Offering a one-of-a-kind research tool on Vodou and its cultural roots in Haiti and pre-Haitian regions, ... more...

  • Music and Theology in Nineteenth-Century Britainby Martin Clarke

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95

    This collection of essays explores the interrelationship of music and theology in relation to the religious, musical and social history of nineteenth-century Britain. The book examines the role of music in the diverse religious life of a century that encompassed the Oxford Movement, Catholic Emancipation, religious revivals involving many different... more...