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Anglican Aesthetics  

Kenneth Stevenson

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
This chapter focuses on the applied aesthetics of Anglican worship. As a seventeenth-century development, with definitive roots in the sixteenth-century Reformation, as well as in the ... More

Christianity and Music  

Paul Westermeyer

Print publication date:
Feb 2014
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Feb 2014
On Sundays around Word and Table and at prayer during the week, Christians in their worship have created music for congregational assemblies and for choirs, spawning artistic “folk” music ... More

George Friedric Handel and The Messiah  

John Butt

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Jan 2011
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May 2011
This article focuses on the libretto and musical setting of The Messiah. Handel and his librettist, Charles Jennens, provide a rounded and convincing impression of Jesus as Messiah through ... More

Music and Hymnody  

Swee Hong Lim

Print publication date:
Sep 2011
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Jan 2010
This article looks at the practice of music and hymnody in various Asian contexts that are not necessarily Methodist, but are significant in affording us a glimpse of the general state of ... More

Order and Uniformity, Decorum, and Taste: Sermons Preached at the Anniversary Meeting of the Three Choirs, 1720–1800  

Andrew Pink

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Oct 2012
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Nov 2012
The Three Choirs Festival is considered the world’s oldest music festival, dating back to the eighteenth century, when it was known as the Anniversary Meeting of the Three Choirs. This ... More

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