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By Joseph P. Swain

ISBN-10: 0810876213

ISBN-13: 9780810876217

approximately all spiritual traditions have reserved a different position for sacred track. if it is tune accompanying a ritual or in simple terms for devotional reasons, song composed for whole congregations or for the proficient soloist, or track set to holy phrases or basically instrumental, in a few shape or one other, track is current. in truth, in a few traditions the relation among the tune and the ritual is so intimate that to tell apart among them will be inaccurate.

The A to Z of Sacred Music covers an important features of the sacred song of Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and different smaller non secular teams. It presents invaluable details on the entire major traditions of this track by utilizing a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, appendixes, and enormous quantities of cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant forms of track, composers, key spiritual figures, really good positions, genres of composition, technical phrases, tools, basic records and assets, major locations, and significant musical compositions.

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