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Singing Jeremiah: Music and Meaning in Holy Week

by Robert L. Kendrick Indiana University Press (May 05, 2014)

A defining moment in Catholic life in early modern Europe, Holy Week brought together the faithful to commemorate the passion, crucifixion, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. In this study of ritual and music,...

Rock & Roll Jihad

by Salman Ahmad Free Press (November 02, 2009)

"The story you are about to read is the story of a light-bringer....Salman Ahmad inspires me to reach always for the greatest heights and never to fear....Know that his story is a part of our history."

-- Melissa...

Urban God Talk: Constructing a Hip Hop Spirituality

by Andre E. Johnson, Tim Huffman, Weldon Merrial McWilliams Iv & Angela M. Nelson et al. Lexington Books (August 28, 2013)

Urban God Talk: Constructing a Hip Hop Spirituality, edited by Andre Johnson, is a collection of essays that examine the religious and spiritual in hip hop. The contributors argue that the prevailing narrative...

Handbook to Bach's Sacred Cantata Texts: An Interlinear Translation with Reference Guide to Biblical Quotations and Allusions

by Melvin P. Unger Scarecrow Press (April 16, 1996)

Identifies scriptural references for the wording, imagery, and themes in Bach's work that his listeners would have known, but which may be a mystery to modern musicians.

Catalogue of Choral Music Arranged in Biblical Order

by James H. Laster Scarecrow Press (June 11, 1996)

Designed as an aid for the church musician or pastor who would like to locate choral settings based on a particular passage from the Scripture. This second edition of Laster's Catalog combines in one volume...

A Communion Sunday in Scotland ca. 1780: Liturgies and Sermons

by Robin A. Leaver & Bryan D. Spinks Scarecrow Press (November 02, 2009)

This book is the first detailed examination of the general Eucharistic practices of the Church of Scotland, and presents a modern edition of a late 18th century published account of Communion Sunday, its sermons,...

Dies Irae: A Guide to Requiem Music

by Robert Chase & Jahja Ling Scarecrow Press (September 08, 2004)

Traditional requiem texts, among them the anonymous medieval Latin poem Dies Irae ('Day of Wrath'), have inspired an untold number of composers in different ages and serving different religions, Western and...

Listening Hearts: Discerning Call in Community: 20th Anniversary Edition

by Suzanne G. Farnham, Susan M. Ward, Joseph P. Gill & R. Taylor McLean Morehouse Publishing (April 01, 2011)

This 2th anniversary edition introduces the unique approach of Listening Hearts to the spiritual practice of discernment for a new generation.


by Jonathan Keates Basic Books (October 23, 2017)

From Handel's renowned biographer, the story of one of the most celebrated compositions of Western classical music, Handel's famous oratorio, Messiah

In the late summer of 1741, George Friderick Handel, composed...

Solo Vocal Works on Jewish Themes: A Bibliography of Jewish Composers

by Kenneth Jaffe Scarecrow Press (November 29, 2010)

Solo Vocal Works on Jewish Themes: A Bibliography of Jewish Composers is an extensive, annotated bibliography of Jewish music, featuring large-scale stage, concert, and liturgical compositions written by Jewish...

Music and Religious Change among Progressive Jews in London

by Ruth Illman Lexington Books (September 15, 2018)

This book analyses religion and change in relation to music within the context of contemporary progressive Judaism. It argues that music plays a central role as a driving force for religious change, comprising...

Experiencing Jewish Music in America

by Tina Frühauf Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 13, 2018)

Experiencing Jewish Music in America: A Listener's Companion offers an easy-to-read and new perspective on the remarkably diverse landscape that comprises Jewish music in the United States. This much-needed...

Music, Theology, and Justice

by Christina Labriola, Hyun-Ah Kim, Michael O'Connor & Bruce T. Morrill et al. Lexington Books (July 31, 2017)

Music does not make itself. It is made by people: professionals and amateurs, singers and instrumentalists, composers and publishers, performers and audiences, entrepreneurs and consumers. In turn, making music...

Hallelujah – The story of a musical genius and the city that brought his masterpiece to life

by Jonathan Bardon Gill Books (October 23, 2015)

18 November, 1741. George Frideric Handel, one of the world’s greatest composers, arrives in Dublin – the second city of the Empire – to prepare his masterpiece, Messiah, for its maiden performance the...

Songs for the Soul

by Ivor Moody Rejoice Publications (February 23, 2017)


Fifth Avenue Famous

by Salvatore Basile & Most Reverend Timothy M. Dolan, Archbishop of New York Empire State Editions (May 13, 2010)

Victorian-era divas who were better paid than some corporate chairmen, the boy soprano who grew up to give Bing Crosby a run for his money, music directors who were literally killed by the job—the plot of...

Trouble In Mind

by Clinton Heylin Lesser Gods (November 07, 2017)

Between 1979 and 1981, Dylan produced and released three of his most controversial albums?Slow Train Coming, Saved, and Shot of Love?toured the world, and played the most contentious shows of his career. Remarkably,...

Foretastes of Heaven in Lutheran Church Music Tradition

by Joyce L. Irwin Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 16, 2015)

In the two centuries after Martin Luther’s affirmation that music stood second only to theology, Lutheran theologians and musicians formulated a theological defense of music that validated this exalted status....

Exploring Christian Song

by Andrew Shenton, M. Jennifer Bloxam, Timothy H. Steele & J. H. Kwabena Nketia et al. Lexington Books (June 12, 2017)

This essay collection celebrates the richness of Christian musical tradition across its two thousand year history and across the globe. Opening with a consideration of the fourth-century lamp-lighting hymn Phos...

A Church Music Director's Handbook: Volume 1

by Greg Cooper, Steve Crain & Andy Judd Mountain Street Media (May 19, 2017)

You are a music director. Maybe you are paid a few days a week; probably you are doing this for the love. Either way, it’s a huge job. And it’s an important job – one which requires you to have your head...

Social Functions of Synagogue Song: A Durkheimian Approach

by Jonathan L. Friedmann Lexington Books (April 26, 2012)

Social Functions of Synagogue Song: A Durkheimian Approach by Jonathan L. Friedmann paints a detailed picture of the important role sacred music plays in Jewish religious communities. Drawing upon the work of...

Political Melodies in the Pews?

by David L. Moody Lexington Books (September 27, 2012)

In this fascinating study of contemporary Christian worshippers, David L. Moody analyzes Christian rap music against traditional Christian theology. For many, mixing the sanctified worship of God with music...

Walking the Line

by Roxanne Harde, Thomas Alan Holmes, Laura Pattillo & Douglas Harrison et al. Lexington Books (October 09, 2013)

An insightful and wide-ranging look at one of America’s most popular genres of music, Walking the Line: Country Music Lyricists and American Culture examines how country songwriters engage with their nation’s...


by Jonathan Keates Basic Books (October 24, 2017)

From Handel's renowned biographer, the story of one of the most celebrated compositions of Western classical music, Handel's famous oratorio, Messiah

In the late summer of 1741, George Friderick Handel, composed...

Preaching from Home

by Gracia Grindal Fortress Press (January 01, 2017)

This volume by Gracia Grindal introduces English-speaking readers to several significant yet unsung Lutheran women hymn writers from the sixteenth century to the present. After a brief introductory discussion...

A History of the Oratorio

by Howard E. Smither The University of North Carolina Press (September 01, 2012)

The Oratorio in the classical Era is the third volume of Howard Smither's monumental History of the Oratorio, continuing his synthesis and critical appraisal of the oratorio. His comprehensive study surpasses...

A History of the Oratorio, 4 volumes, Omnibus E-book

by Howard E. Smither The University of North Carolina Press (July 01, 2012)

The University of North Carolina Press is proud to announce Howard Smither's ground-breaking four-volume A History of the Oratorio, are now available in one convenient Omnibus E-Book edition. Published as UNC...

Emotions in Jewish Music: Personal and Scholarly Reflections

by Jonathan L. Friedmann UPA (February 15, 2012)

Emotions in Jewish Music is an insider’s view of music’s impact on Jewish devotion and identity. Written by cantors who have devoted themselves to the study and execution of Jewish music, the book’s six...

The Past Is Always Present: The Revival of the Byzantine Musical Tradition at Mount Athos

by Tore Tvarnø Lind Scarecrow Press (December 30, 2011)

In The Past Is Always Present, Tore Tvarnø Lind examines the musical revival of Greek Orthodox chant at the monastery of Vatopaidi within the monastic society of Mount Athos, Greece. In particular, Lind focuses...

The Emergent Psalter

by Isaac Everett Church Publishing (May 01, 2009)

This groundbreaking collection of psalm antiphons and commentary is a unique new resource for alternative worship, created by Isaac Everett in collaboration with two other gifted leaders in the emergent church...

Sacred Sound and Social Change: Liturgical Music in Jewish and Christian Experience

by Lawrence A. Hoffman & Janet R. Walton University of Notre Dame Press (May 09, 1994)

Teachers, students, composers, performers, and other practitioners of sacred sound will appreciate this volume because, unlike any book currently available on sacred music, it treats the history, development,...

The Spirit of Praise

by Monique M. Ingalls & Amos Yong Penn State University Press (May 28, 2015)

In The Spirit of Praise, Monique Ingalls and Amos Yong bring together a multidisciplinary, scholarly exploration of music and worship in global pentecostal-charismatic Christianity at the beginning of the twenty-first...

Historical Dictionary of Sacred Music

by Joseph P. Swain Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 11, 2016)

This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Sacred Music contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and a bibliography. The dictionary section has over 800 cross-referenced entries on major types...

The Shofar: Its History and Use

by Jeremy Montagu Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2015)

In The Shofar: Its History and Use, Jeremy Montagu offers a detailed study of the ram’s horn of the Bible, describing its history and use, both ritual and secular, from biblical times to the present day. Because...

Creation: Artistic and Spiritual

by Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov Editions Prosveta (May 29, 2015)

Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov tells us that the notion of creation is the very quintessence of his Teaching. Everyone needs to create, but true creation implies the intervention of elements of a spiritual nature....

A History of the Oratorio: Vol. 4: The Oratorio in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

by Howard E. Smither The University of North Carolina Press (September 01, 2012)

With this volume, Howard Smither completes his monumental History of the Oratorio. Volumes 1 and 2, published by the University of North Carolina Press in 1977, treated the oratorio in the Baroque era, while...

Quotations on Jewish Sacred Music

by Jonathan L. Friedmann Hamilton Books (September 16, 2011)

Quotations on Jewish Sacred Musicis a collection of over 700 quotations culled from an array of sources, including rabbinic and theological texts, sociological and anthropological studies, and historical and...