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  • Inside the Offertoryby Rebecca Maloy

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 69.99

    The offertory has played a key role in the recent debates about the origins of Gregorian chant. This book offers a comprehensive study of the offertory, considering the music, lyrics, and liturgical history to shed new light on its origins and chronology. more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 1982; US$ 33.00

    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 first comprehensive study, by a team of leading scholars, of one of the United States's most distinctive musical traditions. more...

  • A Glimpse of Graceby David Hoffmeister

    Living Miracles Publications 2001; US$ 5.99

    A Glimpse of Grace is a collection of love letters from the Divine, it is a taste of David Hoffmeister's deeply insightful and most liberating early writings. more...

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

    Temple University Press 2011; US$ 42.95

    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...

  • Sonic Spaces of the Karooby Marie Jorritsma

    Temple University Press 2011; US$ 66.50

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • "Mek Some Noise"by Timothy Rommen

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 29.95

    "Mek Some Noise" , Timothy Rommen’s ethnographic study of Trinidadian gospel music, engages the multiple musical styles circulating in the nation’s Full Gospel community and illustrates the carefully negotiated and contested spaces that they occupy in relationship to questions of identity. By exploring gospelypso, jamoo ("Jehovah’s music"), gospel... more...