Story of Christian Music From Gregorian Chant to Black Gospel

ISBN-10: 0800634748

ISBN-13: 9780800634742

Edition: 2003

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List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 5/27/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
The Birth of Christian Music
Music in the Old Testament
The Psalms in Temple Worship
Music in the Synagogue
Music in the Early Church
The Spread of Christianity
The Beginning of the Western Middle Ages
Worship in Fifth-Century Jerusalem
The Monastic Tradition
Antiphons
Cantillation
Music of the Spheres: the Medieval World-View
The Eleventh-Century Mass
Music for the Liturgy
The Development of Notation
From the Ear to the Page
Rich Church: Poor People
From Gregorian Chant to Polyphony
Wycliffe's Challenge to the Church
Renaissance and Reformation
Luther and the Reformation
The Renaissance
Lutheran Song
The Swiss Reformers-the Calvinist Tradition
The Genevan Psalter
The Reformation in England
The Eton Choirbook
The Catholic Reformation
Organ Music
The Golden Age of Spanish Music
The Power of Music
The Flowering of Christian Music
The Development of Oratorio
The Splendours of Monteverdi
The Music of the Lutheran Church
Christmas 1659 in the Nikolaikirche, Berlin
Heinrich Schutz
Patronage
J.S. Bach
Bach's Cantatas
The Moravian Brethren
Turmoil in England: Commonwealth and Restoration
The Glory of the Chapel Royal
The Music of the Chapel Royal
Henry Purcell
English Congregational Music: the Birth of the English Hymn
Handel and Messiah
Wales--Land of Song
The Path Divides
Music in the Courts of Europe
The Romantic Movement
The Cecilian Movement
The Corruption and Resurrection of the Chant
The Decline of the Lutheran Hymn
'A Dismal Melody'
The Church of England and the Tractarians
The Demise of the West Gallery Players
Revival in the Nineteenth Century
The Path Divides
Eastern Traditions
The Orthodox Churches
Worship in the Orthodox Church
The Greek Orthodox Church
The Divine Liturgy of the Orthodox Church
Notation in the Greek Orthodox Church
The Russian Orthodox Church
The Coptic and Ethiopian Churches
Notation in Ethiopian Music
Christianity, East and West-Worlds Apart?
The African Genius
Africa and the Influence of Western Music
Cameroun: African Christian Music
A Marriage of African and Western Music
The Independent Churches
The True Christian Music of Africa
Music in North America
Christianity comes to the New World
William Billings
Africans in America
Camp meetings
A 'Shout'
North and South
The Fisk Jubilee Singers
Gospel Music: White and Black
Tommy Dorsey
Take Six
The United States and the European Classical Tradition
Charles Ives
The Charismatic Movement
Music in Twentieth-Century Europe
Roman Catholic Music in Europe this Century
The Bible in the Concert Hall
Vatican II and the Liturgy
L'Abbe de Silvanes
Taize
Lutheran Musical Revival
Hugo Distler
The Kirchensteuer: Church Tax
Music in Britain
The Royal School of Church Music
Leaping into the Dark--Musical Innovation
The Popular Stream
Good Music--Good Worship?
What is excellence?
Conclusion
Footnotes
Glossary
Index
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