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Sacred & religious music books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Sacred & religious music category. Presented with a red border are the Sacred & religious music books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Tradition and Innovation in Russian Church Slavonic Hymnography by Elena Nelson Tradition and Innovation in Russian Church Slavonic Hymnography

Focuses on the highly specialized and stylized liturgical language of Russian Church Slavonic (RCS). This work analyses the reforms of the 16th to 18th centuries as seen in hymnography from those centuries, and the 20th century compositions of Valeria Hoecke,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Chant, Liturgy, and the Inheritance of Rome Essays in Honour of Joseph Dyer by Daniel J. DiCenso Chant, Liturgy, and the Inheritance of Rome Essays in Honour of Joseph Dyer

The influence of Rome on medieval plainsong and liturgy explored in depth.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/10/2017

Oxford Book of Christmas Organ Music for Manuals by Robert Gower Oxford Book of Christmas Organ Music for Manuals

A collection of manuals-only organ music covering the church's year from Advent to Epiphany, containing arrangements of core repertoire from the 18th- to 20th-century plus new pieces. This technically accessible music (approx. grades 4-5) is perfect for less confident organists.
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

Mirrors of Heaven or Worldly Theaters? Venetian Nunneries and Their Music by Jonathan E. (Professor of Music, University of Kentucky) Glixon Mirrors of Heaven or Worldly Theaters? Venetian Nunneries and Their Music
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Mirrors of Heaven or Worldly Theaters? Venetian Nunneries and Their Music is the first in-depth study of the dynamic role of musical rituals at Venetian convents in the Early Modern era, examining the nuns as patrons and performers, of both...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

The Mass Settings of Sean and Peadar O Riada: Explorations in Vernacular Chant by John O'Keeffe The Mass Settings of Sean and Peadar O Riada: Explorations in Vernacular Chant

The book represents an exploration of three Irish-language mass settings for the Roman Rite, two by Sean and one by Peadar O Riada, written from within the cultural context of the Gaeltacht of Cuil Aodha. In it the author highlights...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Music, Theology, and Justice by Michael O'Connor Music, Theology, and Justice

Using a variety of methodological perspectives, this volume explores ethical and doctrinal implications in the social practice of music. Grouped according to the threefold ministry of Christ (prophet, priest, shepherd) the essays discuss a wide range of musics-from medieval chant...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2017

Exploring Christian Song by Andrew Shenton Exploring Christian Song

This ecumenical essay collection explores the rich Christian song tradition across its two-thousand-year history and around the globe. Employing a variety of methodologies and approaches, contributors engage the topic of spirituality in music in order to reveal both the diversity...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/06/2017

Hymns and Spiritual Songs by Isaac Watts Hymns and Spiritual Songs


Format: Paperback - Released: 26/05/2017

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The History of a Baroque Oratorio Johann Joseph Fux's la Deposizione Dalla Croce di Gesu Cristo, Salvator Nostro (1728) by Professor Harry White The History of a Baroque Oratorio Johann Joseph Fux's la Deposizione Dalla Croce di Gesu Cristo, Salvator Nostro (1728)

The History of a Baroque Oratorio examines the internal dynamics and cultural history of Fux's La Deposizione dalla Croce as a definitive examplar of the Viennese sepolcro oratorio. With the sovereign exception of masterworks by Bach, Handel, and Vivaldi, the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/12/2017

The Oxford Book of Lent and Easter Organ Music for Manuals by Robert Gower The Oxford Book of Lent and Easter Organ Music for Manuals

A collection of manuals-only organ music covering the church's year from Lent to Passiontide, containing arrangements of core repertoire from the 18th- to 20th-century plus new pieces. This technically accessible music (approx. grades 4-5) is perfect for less confident organists.
Format: Sheet music - Released: 21/12/2017

Other books in this genre

Hymns and Spiritual Songs by Isaac Watts Hymns and Spiritual Songs


Format: Hardback - Released: 26/05/2017

The Woman's Hymnal by Henry Schwing The Woman's Hymnal


Format: Paperback - Released: 17/04/2017

A Collection of Psalms and Hymns by Rowland Hill A Collection of Psalms and Hymns


Format: Paperback - Released: 13/04/2017

A Functional Art Reflections of a Hymn Writer by Timothy Dudley-Smith A Functional Art Reflections of a Hymn Writer

One of the finest and most influential hymn-writers of our age, Timothy Dudley-Smith has published around 400 hymn texts. In this fascinating book, the author explores not only the writing of hymns but many other aspects including the study and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/04/2017

The Polyphonic Mass in France, 1600-1780 The Evidence of the Printed Choirbooks by Jean-Paul C. Montagnier The Polyphonic Mass in France, 1600-1780 The Evidence of the Printed Choirbooks

The first book-length study of the a cappella masses which appeared in France in choirbook layout during the baroque era.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/03/2017

Psalms 11-20 by My Soul Among Lions Psalms 11-20


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 16/02/2017

A Biblical Theology Behind Music, Praise, and Worship by Dr Mark Pearce A Biblical Theology Behind Music, Praise, and Worship


Format: Hardback - Released: 03/02/2017

A Biblical Theology Behind Music, Praise, and Worship by Dr Mark Pearce A Biblical Theology Behind Music, Praise, and Worship


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 03/02/2017

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