Subject Area: Music-Sacred + Hymns

An Annotated Bibliography of Church Music
 Hsieh, Fang-Lan
2003 0-7734-6580-4 276 pages
The purpose and scope of this bibliography is to survey the literature concerning church music, primarily in publications from 1980 to the present, while including materials that have been published and serve as primary resources earlier than that. The emphasis is on Protestant church music, largely those published in the English language. The selected lists include over 700 titles, and contain citations with annotations of reference works and bibliographies. The annotations offer an indication of the scope, content, and special features of each work. This study will fill the research and reference needs of music students, scholars, and church musicians, as well as providing research and college libraries with a reference for building their church music collections.

Price: $199.95


An Explanation of the Origins and Nature of Notre Dame Modal Polyphony in the Twelfth Century: A Musical Genre Integral to the Development of Gothic Art and Medieval Culture
 Flindell, Edwin Frederick
2014 0-7734-4312-6 452 pages
Through an interdisciplinary approach the author seeks to discover how composers created the modal polyphonic system. The reader is led from scholarly and theoretical issues to direct compositional creation.
A significant contribution and interdisciplinary approach to medieval musical research. The author not only researches the music history of the time, but incorporates the political, social and cultural conditions that gave rise to the birth of polyphonic thought in Western music.

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ANTON BRUCKNER'S LAST ADAGIO: THE DECOMPOSING SELF
 Petty, Jonathan Christian
2022 1495509915 188 pages
This work employs tenets of Group Mental System theory in considering the musical syntax and affective semantics of Anton Bruckner's last adagio. "The main tenet of this theory is that the sole linguistic object of music, language of the emotions, is Self. Musical language qualifies Self by qualifying its affect (emotions, moods, dispositions). ...[I]t is of particular interest to consider those musical works in which alterations to the Self play a direct role." -Jonathan Christian Petty

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Great African American Anthems: "Lift Every Voice and Sing," "We Shall Overcome," and "Glory"
 Miller, R. Baxter
2021 1-4955-0861-7 58 pages
Dr. Miller discusses the history of the three great African American spirituals and their continuing influence.

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Musical References and Song Texts in the Bible
 Larrick, Geary
1990 0-88946-492-8 164 pages
Section One contains music terms found in the Bible, accompanied by the singular verse that includes each term. Section Two lists song texts found in the Bible. Includes commentary, 20 original artworks, and two essays.

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The 1909 Historical Edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern: The Hymnal as a Major Reference Work with Biographical and Historical Notes
 Rogal, Samuel J.
2021 1-4955-0822-6 220 pages
Dr. Rogal presents a critical edition of a historic Hymnal within the Church of England, Hymns Ancient and Modern. He presents this obscure Hymnal as a way of studying sacred music and as a reference for historical study and discussion of Hymns.

Price: $179.95