Sacred & religious music

    Polyphonic Mass in France, 1600-1780

    By Jean-Paul Montagnier

    Hardback Save £9.16 = £65.83

    The first ever book-length study of the a cappella masses which appeared in France in choirbook layout during the baroque era. After tracing the publishing history of this distinctive but little-known repertoire, the author places the works in their social, liturgical and musical context.

    Ritual Meanings in the Fifteenth-Century Motet

    By Robert Nosow

    Paperback £19.35

    The first large-scale study of how fifteenth-century motets were used across Western Europe, dispelling the mysteries surrounding these outstanding works.

    So You Want to Sing Gospel

    By Trineice Robinson-Martin

    Paperback Save £1.28 = £23.67

    "A Project of the National Association of Teachers of Singing."

    O Sing unto the Lord

    By Andrew Gant

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    Andrew Gant's compelling account traces English church music from Anglo-Saxon origins to the present. It is a history of the music and of the people who made, sang and listened to it. It shows the role church music has played in ordinary lives and how it reflects those lives back...

    Matthew Cooke

    By Ian Cutts

    Paperback £6.00

    Chapel Royal meets country choir in this collection of eleven strophic psalm-settings, one anthem and two Christmas hymns, for four-part choir without organ. The introduction attempts to explain how this London composer, who was trained in the Chapel Royal, came to write music for a country church in Hertfordshire.

    Tears into Wine

    By Eric Chafe

    Hardback £54.38

    In Tears into Wine, renowned Bach scholar Eric Chafe challenges the scholarly consensus, arguing that Cantata 21 is an exceptionally carefully designed work, and that it displays a convergence of musical structure and theological purpose that is paradigmatic of Bach's sacred work as a whole.

    Richard Dering: Motets and Anthems

    By Richard Dering

    Hardback Save £8.98 = £79.02

    Mission Praise: Words

    Hardback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    To celebrate its 30th anniversary of publication, a brand new edition of the ultimate combination of traditional hymns and modern worship songs.

    Convent Music and Politics in Eighteenth-Century Vienna

    By Janet K. Page

    Hardback Save £7.93 = £59.07

    Janet K. Page explores the golden age of convent music in Vienna, and the convents' surprising engagement with contemporary politics.

    Singing the Faith

    Other £32.46

    Two years after its initial publication, and aftersales of 120,000 copies, this Presentation Edition of Singing The Faith, the authorised hymn book of the Menthodist Church, is published to public demand. More than just a hymn book, the Church famously expresses its theology through its hymnody and thus it hymn...

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