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Sacred sound : experiencing music in world religions

Author: Guy L Beck
Publisher: Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : Music : Biography   Sound Recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This innovative book explores religion through music - the source of spiritual elation, social cohesion, and empowerment in cultures around the world."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Compact discs
Sound recordings
Material Type: Biography, Music
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Guy L Beck
ISBN: 9780889204218 0889204217
OCLC Number: 70130774
Notes: Compact disc inserted in pocket on p. [3] of cover.
Description: viii, 222 p. : ill., facsims. ; 23 cm + 1 compact disc (digital ; 12 cm).
Contents: Judaism and music / Joseph A. Levine --
Christianity and music / Gerald Hobbs --
Islam and music / Regula Qureshi --
Hinduism and music / Guy L. Beck --
Sikhism and music / Pashaura Singh --
Buddhism and music / Sean Williams.
Responsibility: Guy L. Beck, editor.

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Music is one of the most universally recognised forms of human experience. This book acknowledges the critical role of musical activity in religious life. Covering six of the major world religions:  Read more...

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A welcomed addition to the fields of religious studies and music.... Highly recommended.''--L. Smith "CHOICE, June 2007 " "A welcomed addition to the fields of religious studies and music.... Highly Read more...

 
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