Sacred Song in America: Religion, Music, and Public Culture

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In Sacred Song in America , Stephen A. Marini explores the full range of American sacred music and demonstrates how the meanings and functions of this musical expression can contribute to a greater understanding of religious culture.Marini examines the role of sacred song across the United States, from the musical traditions of Native Americans and the Hispanic peoples of the Southwest, to the Sacred Harp singers of the rural South and the Jewish music revival to the music of the Mormon, Catholic, and Black churches. ...

Sacred Song in America: Religion, Music, and Public Culture 2010, University of Illinois Press

ISBN-13: 9780252078033

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Sacred Song in America: Religion, Music, and Public Culture 2003, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252028007

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