Music and Theology in Nineteenth-Century Britain (Music in by Dr Clarke Martin

By Dr Clarke Martin

The interrelationship of song and theology is a burgeoning region of scholarship within which conceptual matters were explored through musicologists and theologians together with Jeremy Begbie, Quentin Faulkner and Jon Michael Spencer. Their vital paintings has unfolded possibilities for focussed, serious reviews of the ways that song and theology might be noticeable to engage in particular repertoires, genres, and associations in addition to the paintings of specific composers, non secular leaders and students. This choice of essays explores such components relating to the non secular, musical and social heritage of nineteenth-century Britain. The ebook doesn't easily current a background of sacred song of the interval, yet examines the function of track within the diversified spiritual lifetime of a century that encompassed the Oxford circulate, Catholic Emancipation, non secular revivals related to many alternative denominations, the creation of numerous landmark hymnals and bigger criminal popularity for religions except Christianity. The e-book hence presents a beneficial consultant to the track of this advanced old period.

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