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  • 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 Professor Martin Clarke

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; 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...

  • Tamil Folk Music as Dalit Liberation Theologyby Zoe C. Sherinian

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    Zoe C. Sherinian shows how Christian Dalits (once known as untouchables or outcastes) in southern India have employed music to protest social oppression and as a vehicle of liberation. Her focus is on the life and theology of a charismatic composer and leader, Reverend J. Theophilus Appavoo, who drew on Tamil folk music to create a distinctive form... more...

  • Music in Kenyan Christianityby Jean Ngoya Kidula

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 24.99

    This sensitive study is a historical, cultural, and musical exploration of Christian religious music among the Logooli of Western Kenya. It describes how new musical styles developed through contact with popular radio and other media from abroad and became markers of the Logooli identity and culture. Jean Ngoya Kidula narrates this history of a community... more...

  • Sonic Spaces of the Karooby Marie Jorritsma

    Temple University Press 2011; US$ 64.50

    Sonic Spaces of the Karoo is a pioneering study of the sacred music of three coloured (the apartheid designation for people "not white or native") people's church congregations in the rural town of Graaff-Reinet, South Africa. Jorritsma's fieldwork involves an investigation of the choruses, choir music, and hymns of the Karoo region to present... more...

  • I Belong to This Band, Hallelujah!by Laura Clawson

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 24.00

    The Sacred Harp choral singing tradition originated in the American South in the mid-nineteenth century, spread widely across the country, and continues to thrive today. Sacred Harp isn?t performed but participated in, ideally in large gatherings where, as the a cappella singers face each other around a hollow square, the massed voices take on a moving... more...

  • Liederkunde zum Evangelischen Gesangbuch. Heft 16by

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 14.40

    Kommentare zu:EG 169 Der Gottesdienst soll fröhlich seinEG 222 Im Frieden deinEG 267 Herr, du hast darum gebetetEG 288 Nun jauchzt dem Herrn, alle WeltEG 294 Nun saget Dank und lobt den HerrenEG 320 Nun lasst uns Gott, dem HerrenEG 321 Nun danket alle GottEG 326 Sei Lob und Ehr dem höchsten GutEG 372 Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetanEG 385 Mir nach,... more...

  • Body Piercing Saved My Lifeby Andrew Beaujon

    Da Capo Press 2007; US$ 16.95

    A riveting, in-depth, behind-the-scenes account of the subculture of modern Christian rock music, which saw estimated sales of one billion dollars in 2003 alone more...

  • Polyphone Messen im 15. und 16. Jahrhundertby Daniel Glowotz; Jürgen Heidrich; Andrea Ammendola

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 45.02

    Die polyphone Messe galt von der Mitte des 15. bis zum Ende des 16. Jahrhunderts in der praktischen Musikausübung und ihrer theoretischen Reflexion als die zentrale Ausdrucksform der abendländischen Kunstmusik, innerhalb derer sich die maßgeblichen kompositorischen Entwicklungen vollzogen. Um 1500 reifte zudem die Sensibilität für eine wirkungsvolle... more...

  • “In Your Mercy, Lord, You Called Me”by Nancy Carol James

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 59.95

    In this study Dr. Nancy C. James analyzes the symbolism in Josiah Conder's poetic hymn, the expression of his beliefs and the notion of prevenient theology that motivated Conder. more...