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The Story of Christian Music: From Gregorian Chant to Black Gospel : An Authoritative Illustrated Guide to All the Major Traditions of Music for Worship,9780800629878

The Story of Christian Music: From Gregorian Chant to Black Gospel : An Authoritative Illustrated Guide to All the Major Traditions of Music for Worship

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9780800629878

ISBN10:
0800629876
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Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/1997
Publisher(s):
Augsburg Fortress Pub
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Summary

Throughout Christian history, some of the most creative musical geniuses have produced works to be performed for the church. From Gregorian chant to black gospel, this is an illustrated guide to all major traditions of music in worship and how music may be applied in worship by future generations.

Table of Contents

Preface 7(2)
Introduction 9(6)
Part 1 THE BIRTH OF CHRISTIAN MUSIC 15(42)
1 Music in the Old Testament
16(8)
The Psalms in Temple Worship
20(2)
Music in the Synagogue
22(2)
2 Music in the Early Church
24(5)
The Spread of Christianity
26(3)
3 The Beginning of the Western Middle Ages
29(4)
Worship in Fifth-Century Jerusalem
30(3)
4 The Monastic Tradition
33(5)
Antiphons
35(2)
Cantillation
37(1)
5 Music of the Spheres: the Medieval World-View
38(4)
The Eleventh-Century Mass
41(1)
6 Music for the Liturgy
42(3)
The Development of Notation
44(1)
7 From the Ear to the Page
45(4)
Rich Church: Poor People
46(4)
8 From Gregorian Chant to Polyphony
49(6)
9 Wycliffe's Challenge to the Church
55(2)
Part 2 RENAISSANCE AND REFORMATION 57(26)
10 Luther and the Reformation
58(6)
The Renaissance
59(3)
Lutheran Song
62(2)
11 The Swiss Reformers-the Calvinist Tradition
64(3)
The Genevan Psalter
66(1)
12 The Reformation in England
67(5)
The Eton Choirbook
68(4)
13 The Catholic Reformation
72(9)
Organ Music
76(2)
The Golden Age of Spanish Music
78(3)
14 The Power of Music
81(2)
Part 3 THE FLOWERING OF CHRISTIAN MUSIC 83(36)
15 The Development of Oratorio
84(3)
The Splendours of Monteverdi
86(1)
16 The Music of the Lutheran Church
87(3)
Christmas 1659 in the Nikolaikirche, Berlin
89(1)
17 Heinrich Schutz
90(3)
Patronage
92(1)
18 J. S. Bach
93(8)
Bach's Cantatas
95(3)
The Moravian Brethren
98(3)
19 Turmoil in England: Commonwealth and Restoration
101(4)
20 The Glory of the Chapel Royal
105(5)
The Music of the Chapel Royal
106(2)
Henry Purcell
108(2)
21 English Congregational Music: the Birth of the English Hymn
110(9)
Handel and Messiah
114(4)
Wales--Land of Song
118(1)
Part 4 THE PATH DIVIDES 119(24)
22 Music in the Courts of Europe
120(2)
23 The Romantic Movement
122(8)
The Cecilian Movement
124(2)
The Corruption and Resurrection of the Chant
126(4)
24 The Decline of the Lutheran Hymn
130(3)
`A Dismal Melody'
131(2)
25 The Church of England and the Tractarians
133(5)
The Demise of the West Gallery Players
137(1)
26 Revival in the Nineteenth Century
138(3)
27 The Path Divides
141(2)
Part 5 EASTERN TRADITIONS 143(26)
28 The Orthodox Churches
144(6)
Worship in the Orthodox Church
148(2)
29 The Greek Orthodox Church
150(6)
The Divine Liturgy of the Orthodox Church
153(1)
Notation in the Greek Orthodox Church
154(2)
30 The Russian Orthodox Church
156(4)
31 The Coptic and Ethiopian Churches
160(6)
Notation in Ethiopian Music
165(1)
32 Christianity, East and West-Worlds Apart?
166(3)
Part 6 THE AFRICAN GENIUS 169(12)
33 Africa and the Influence of Western Music
170(7)
Cameroun: African Christian Music
172(2)
A Marriage of African and Western Music
174(3)
34 The Independent Churches
177(4)
The True Christian Music of Africa
178(3)
Part 7 MUSIC IN NORTH AMERICA 181(32)
35 Christianity comes to the New World
182(9)
William Billings
186(5)
36 Africans in America
191(5)
Camp meetings
192(2)
A `Shout'
194(2)
37 North and South
196(4)
The Fisk Jubilee Singers
198(2)
38 Gospel Music: White and Black
200(7)
Tommy Dorsey
204(2)
Take Six
206(1)
39 The United States and the European Classical Tradition
207(5)
Charles Ives
210(2)
40 The Charismatic Movement
212(1)
Part 8 MUSIC IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY EUROPE 213(32)
41 Roman Catholic Music in Europe this Century
214(9)
42 The Bible in the Concert Hall
219(4)
43 Vatican II and the Liturgy
223(5)
L'Abbe de Silvanes
224(3)
Taize
227(1)
44 Lutheran Musical Revival
228(6)
Hugo Distler
230(2)
The Kirchensteuer: Church Tax
232(2)
45 Music in Britain
234(6)
The Royal School of Church Music
236(2)
Leaping into the Dark--Musical Innovation
238(2)
46 The Popular Stream
240(3)
47 Good Music--Good Worship?
243(2)
What is Excellence?
244(1)
Conclusion 245(2)
Footnotes 247(4)
Glossary 251(3)
Index 254


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