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Title Music in American religious experience / edited by Philip V. Bohlman, Edith L. Blumhofer, Maria M. Chow.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    783.0973 MUS    Available
Description viii, 350 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Note Papers from a conference held at the U. of Chicago, Apr. 22-24, 1994 (p. ix).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Experience and identity -- Liturgy, hymnody, and song -- Individuals and the agency of faith -- Congregation and community.
Music in American religious experience / Philip V. Bohlman -- pt. 1. Experience and identity -- When women recite : "music" and the Islamic immigrant experience / Regula Burckhardt Qureshi -- African American religious music from a theomusicological perspective / Jon Michael Spencer -- Medeolinuwok, music, and missionaries in Maine / Anne Morrison Spinney -- Singing as experience among Russian American Molokans / Margarita Mazo -- pt. 2. Liturgy, hymnody, and song -- Hymnody and history : early American evangelical hymns as sacred music / Stephen A. Marini -- The evolution of the music of German American Protestants in their hymnody : a case study from an American perspective / Paul Westermeyer -- Singing from the right songbook : ethnic identity and language transformation in German American hymnals / Otto Holzapfel -- "When in our music God is glorified" : singing and singing about singing in a Congregational church / Judith Gray -- pt. 3. Individuals and the agency of faith -- Fanny Crosby and Protestant hymnody / Edith L. Blumhofer -- Prayer on the panorama : music and individualism in American religious experience / Philip V. Bohlman -- Women's ritual music / Janet Walton -- pt. 4. Congregation and community -- Nusach and identity : the contemporary meaning of traditional Jewish prayer modes / Jeffrey A. Summit -- Reflections on the musical diversity of Chinese churches in the United States / Maria M. Chow -- "Tuned up with the grace of God" : music and experience among Old Regular Baptists / Jeff Todd Titon -- Aesthetics and theology in Congregational song : a hymnal intervenes / Don E. Saliers.
Subject Music -- Religious aspects -- Congresses.
United States -- Religious life and customs -- Congresses.
Added Author Bohlman, Philip Vilas.
Blumhofer, Edith Waldvogel.
Chow, Maria M.
ISBN 0195173031 (alk. paper)
9780195173031 (alk. paper)
019517304X (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780195173048 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard No. 9780195173031

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