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Sacred Treasure: Understanding Catholic Liturgical Music

Joseph P. Swain
Format
Book
Published
Collegeville, Minn. : Liturgical Press, c2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9780814662557 (pbk.), 0814662552 (pbk.)
Contents
  • Liturgical music theory
  • The Second Vatican Council and liturgical music
  • Aftermath of the council: rushing to fill the void
  • Aftermath of the council: democratization of the liturgy
  • The diversity of Catholic liturgical music
  • The state of the art
  • Plainchant
  • Classical polyphony
  • Operatic and symphonic liturgical music
  • Traditions of popular liturgical music
  • Primary considerations
  • Understanding musical symbols: the semantics of sacred music
  • Understanding musical symbols: the infallible judge
  • Understanding musical symbols: the seasons of liturgical music
  • Understanding musical symbols: the languages of liturgy
  • An eternal conflict: creativity and tradition
  • An eternal conflict: inculturating liturgical music
  • An eternal conflict: participatio actuosa and congregational singing
  • Foundations.
Description
xv, 379 p. ; ill., music ; 23 cm.
Notes
  • "A Pueblo book."
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-361) and index.
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  • Access in Virgo Classic
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