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  • Music in the Seventeenth Centuryby Lorenzo Bianconi; David Bryant

    Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    Examines musical life in the seventeenth century, a period of profound change in the history of music. more...

  • The Color of Soundby John Burdick

    NYU Press 2013; US$ 22.95

    Throughout Brazil, Afro-Brazilians face widespread racial prejudice. Many turn to religion, with Afro-Brazilians disproportionately represented among Protestants, the fastest-growing religious group in the country. Officially, Brazilian Protestants do not involve themselves in racial politics. Behind the scenes, however, the community is deeply... more...

  • Russians on Russian Music, 1880?1917by Stuart Campbell

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This book explores the reactions of leading critics to new Russian music in the period 1880?1917. more...

  • Analyzing Bach Cantatasby Eric T. Chafe

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 60.00 US$ 51.60

    Concentrating on a small number of representative cantatas, mostly from the Leipzig cycles of 1723-24 and 1724-25, and in particular on Cantata 77, Chafe illustrates how Bach strove to mirror both the dogma and the mystery of religious experience in musical allegory. more...

  • Music in Churchesby Linda J. Clark

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1994; US$ 15.99

    Clergy, worship or music committees, organists, and choir or music directors will find this a practical and invaluable guide to the role and power of music to express and form faith. Clark researched twenty-four Episcopal and United Methodist congregations to discover how churchgoers express their faith through music. Discover how music can either... more...

  • Music and Theology in Nineteenth-Century Britainby Dr Martin Clarke; Professor Bennett Zon

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    The interrelationship of music and theology is a burgeoning area of scholarship in which conceptual issues have been explored by musicologists and theologians including Jeremy Begbie, Quentin Faulkner and Jon Michael Spencer. Their important work has opened up opportunities for focussed, critical studies of the ways in which music and theology can... 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...

  • Thomas Tallis and his Music in Victorian Englandby Suzanne Cole

    Boydell & Brewer 2008; US$ 99.00

    A survey of the huge importance of Thomas Tallis, the `Father of Church Music', on Victorian musical life. more...

  • Christopher Columbusby Wendy Conklin

    Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2004; US$ 8.99

    Christopher Columbus set out on August 3, 1492, to find the East by sailing west. Over the course of a few years, he convinced the king and queen of Spain to pay for his trip, promising them fame and riches in return. Columbus discovered more than he bargained for?he had found a new continent. more...

  • Postwar Literature, 1945-1970by John Cusatis

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 60.00

    Postwar Literature: 1945?1970 covers American literature during the postwar period. Containing approximately 40 study guides, this new resource provides the necessary background information, suggests helpful areas of research, and lists the best secondary sources for students writing about this era of American literature. Topics covered include: The... more...