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Sacred music in secular society

Author: Jonathan Arnold
Publisher: Burlington [Vermont] : Ashgate, 2014. ©2014
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Sacred Music in Secular Society is a new and challenging work asking why Christian sacred music is now appealing afresh to a wide and varied audience, both religious and secular. Blending scholarship, theological reflection and interviews with some of the greatest musicians and spiritual leaders of our day, Arnold suggests that the intrinsically theological and spiritual nature of sacred music remains an immense  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Arnold, Jonathan.
Sacred music in secular society
(DLC) 2013026725
(OCoLC)854541639
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Arnold
ISBN: 9781409451723 1409451720 1306549922 9781306549929
OCLC Number: 869281629
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Part 1. The practice of sacred music. Composers : midwives of faith ; The performers I : within the context of religious worship ; The performers II : outside the context of religious worship --
Part 2. The reception of sacred music ; Who is listening? ; Sacred music : culture and society ; What is the future of sacred music?
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'An intriguing, fresh look at the existence and role of music and its sublime effect. What is it that is so special about sacred music?'Ralph Allwood, MBE, formerly Eton College, UK and Director,Eton Read more...

 
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