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Tropological (spiritual) Essays

Paul Rorem

in Hugh of Saint Victor

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195384369
eISBN:
9780199869886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384369.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter introduces and summarizes some of Hugh’s essays on spirituality and meditation: on Prayer, In Praise of Love, On the Virginity of the Blessed Mary, on the Magnificat, on The Song of ... More


Bach's Major Vocal Works: Music, Drama, Liturgy

Markus Rathey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300217209
eISBN:
9780300219517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217209.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Every year, Johann Sebastian Bach’s major vocal works are performed to mark liturgical milestones in the Christian calendar. Written by a renowned Bach scholar, this book provides an introduction to ... More


Luke on Jesus and Salvation

Gerald O'Collins, SJ

in Salvation for All: God's Other Peoples

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199238903
eISBN:
9780191696794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238903.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter highlights Luke and his idea on the key theme of salvation and the universal scope of the saving work of God. There are two majestic prayers that enunciate the theme of salvation and ... More


Prayer as the Posture of the Decentered Self

Merold Westphal

in The Phenomenology of Prayer

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224951
eISBN:
9780823235797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224951.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter suggests that the proper posture of prayer must a kenotic one in which people empty themselves before God. It explains that prayer is a profound decentering experience in which the self ... More


Prelude

Markus Rathey

in Bach's Major Vocal Works: Music, Drama, Liturgy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300217209
eISBN:
9780300219517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217209.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book contains introductions to six of Johann Sebastian Bach’s major vocal works: Magnificat, Christmas Oratorio, St John Passion, St Matthew Passion, B Minor Mass, Ascension Oratorio, and Easter ... More


A Female Voice: Mary in Bach’s Magnificat Settings BWV 243 and 10

Markus Rathey

in Bach's Major Vocal Works: Music, Drama, Liturgy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300217209
eISBN:
9780300219517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217209.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on two settings of the Magnificat, the praise of Mary, a festive, Latin Magnificat, and a German chorale cantata based on the same text. The Magnificat is a piece about Christ’s ... More


Sacred and secular: vocal works II

Richard D. P. Jones

in The Creative Development of Johann Sebastian Bach, Volume II: 1717-1750: Music to Delight the Spirit

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696284
eISBN:
9780191761102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696284.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter analyzes the following works: secular cantatas (BWV 201, 213–15, 206, 211, 209, 30a); sacred cantatas (BWV 117, 192, 51, 112, 29, 140, 36, 177, 97, 100, 14, 80, 9, 197, 30); St Mark ... More


The Choral Music of Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)

Chester L. Alwes

in A History of Western Choral Music, Volume 1

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195177428
eISBN:
9780199361946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177428.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

From Johann Sebastian Bach’s output of choral music—motets, cantatas, oratorios, passions, and masses—come many masterpieces of the Western choral tradition. Instead of following the chronology of ... More


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