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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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Mirrors of Heaven or Worldly Theaters? Venetian Nunneries and Their Music by Jonathan E. Glixon Mirrors of Heaven or Worldly Theaters? Venetian Nunneries and Their Music

Mirrors of Heaven or Worldly Theaters? Venetian Nunneries and Their Music explores the dynamic role of music performance and patronage in the convents of Venice and its lagoon from the sixteenth century to the fall of Venice around 1800. Examining...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

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: 07/09/2017

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: 16/07/2017

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

Just Another Star - Karl Jenkins & Carol Barratt by Chester Music Just Another Star - Karl Jenkins & Carol Barratt

Just Another Star is a catchy Christmas number for unison voices. Ideal as an appealing Christmas concert item for Primary and Secondary schools. Simple keyboard part and guitar chords given.
Format: eBook - Released: 01/05/2017

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 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

Coming Soon

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 Lent and Easter Organ Music for Manuals by Robert Gower 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: 02/11/2017

Other books in this genre

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

Sacred Music as Public Image for Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand Representing the Counter-Reformation Monarch at the End of the Thirty Years' War by Andrew H. Weaver Sacred Music as Public Image for Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand Representing the Counter-Reformation Monarch at the End of the Thirty Years' War

Ferdinand III played a crucial role both in helping to end the Thirty Years' War and in re-establishing Habsburg sovereignty within his hereditary lands, and yet he remains one of the most neglected of all Habsburg emperors. The underlying premise...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2017

The Story of War Church and Propaganda in France and Sweden in 16101710 by Anna Maria Forssberg The Story of War Church and Propaganda in France and Sweden in 16101710

The endless wars of the seventeenth century took their toll in the lives of millions of soldiers and crushing taxes. To legitimise war, Europes rulers turned to the Church: O God, we praise you, Te Deum Laudamus, was sung in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/12/2016

Anahata Mantras for a Heart Wide Open by Tina Malia Anahata Mantras for a Heart Wide Open


Format: CD-Audio - Released: 08/12/2016

Contemporary Worship Music and Everyday Musical Lives by Mark (Max-Weber-Kolleg, Universitat Erfurt, Germany) Porter Contemporary Worship Music and Everyday Musical Lives
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Whilst Contemporary Worship Music arose out of a desire to relate the music of the church to the music of everyday life, this function can quickly be called into question by the diversity of musical lives present in contemporary society....
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/11/2016

Twinkle Twinkle Big Ol Star by Laura Norton Twinkle Twinkle Big Ol Star


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 23/11/2016

Catholic Songs for Children Songs of the Relgious Music Guild Arranged for Piano, Voice and Guitar by Rev Mark G Mazza Catholic Songs for Children Songs of the Relgious Music Guild Arranged for Piano, Voice and Guitar


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 22/11/2016

The Instrumental Music of Wutaishan's Buddhist Monasteries Social and Ritual Contexts by Beth Szczepanski The Instrumental Music of Wutaishan's Buddhist Monasteries Social and Ritual Contexts

Beth Szczepanski examines how traditional and modern elements interact in the current practice, reception and functions of wind music, or shengguan, at monasteries in Wutaishan, one of China's four holy mountains of Buddhism. The book provides an invaluable insight into...
Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 15/11/2016

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