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The Religion of the People

Owen Chadwick

in The Popes and European Revolution

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269199
eISBN:
9780191600487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269196.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

An account is given of the slow reforming changes that occurred in the Catholic Church in Europe in the eighteenth century, before the Enlightenment. The Church of that time still mingled magic with ... More


‘A Great National Heritage’: The Early Twentieth-Century Tudor Church Music Revival

SUZANNE COLE

in Tudorism: Historical Imagination and the Appropriation of the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264942
eISBN:
9780191754111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264942.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the revival of interest in early English choral music that took place in the first quarter of the twentieth century. It pays particular attention to the religious agendas ... More


Music in Chopin's Warsaw

Halina Goldberg

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195130737
eISBN:
9780199867424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130737.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book examines the rich musical environment of Fryderyk Chopin's youth and places Chopin's early works in this milieu. It provides a historiographic perspective that allows a better understanding ... More


Reform

Nicholas Hope

in German and Scandinavian Protestantism 1700-1918

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269946
eISBN:
9780191600647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269943.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Takes up the second theme of part I. Reform is put in the context of diocesan and parish visitation, land and people, propagation of the Gospel and a reformation of manners. Pietism is discussed as a ... More


Introduction

Richard D. P. Jones

in The Creative Development of Johann Sebastian Bach Volume 1: 1695-1717: Music to Delight the Spirit

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780198164401
eISBN:
9780191713781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198164401.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of Bach's family background and his childhood musical experiences. It then details the start of his study of composition and his early music. The ... More


‘Familiar Rhythms’: Poetry and the Liturgy

Kirstie Blair

in Form and Faith in Victorian Poetry and Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644506
eISBN:
9780191741593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644506.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

Following on from the previous chapter, Chapter 3 turns to the use of the liturgy within the Church. It considers the revival of interest in the forms of the Book of Common Prayer, again largely ... More


Epilogue

Nicholas Hope

in German and Scandinavian Protestantism 1700-1918

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269946
eISBN:
9780191600647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269943.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Concludes in nationalism and with the First World War. The new and fragile modern Protestant constitutional church order, in particular the heyday of modern university theology (1890 ‐1914), is ... More


Debating Godly Music: Sober and Lawful Christian Use

Linda Phyllis Austern

in Both from the Ears and Mind: Thinking about Music in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226701592
eISBN:
9780226704678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226704678.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter extends rhetorical and dialectical engagement with music into debates over appropriate use in Christian worship, meditation, and the moral life. Beyond predictable sectarian lines, and ... More


Martin Shaw

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0061
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Martin Shaw has devoted himself to the cause of church music from the time he met Percy Dearmer, and they worked together to rescue English church music from the slough of despond into which the ... More


Cavaliers, Roundheads, and Musical Identity Politics, 1640–49

Joseph Arthur Mann

in Printed Musical Propaganda in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979237
eISBN:
9781800341531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979237.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

As the English people strode closer to armed conflict in the 1630s and early 1640s, the political disagreements between Charles I and his Parliament acquired a religious dimension. Not all Royalists ... More


Sacred Music: Church Music Director and Sacred Music Composer

Katherine K. Preston

in George Frederick Bristow

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043420
eISBN:
9780252052309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043420.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

Bristow served as a church organist and choir director for most of his professional life, in almost a dozen different churches (1840s-1890s). The type of music performed in churches on holy days is ... More


Finding the Church’s Voice: Contemporary Worship as Musical Positioning in a Nashville Church Congregation

Monique M. Ingalls

in Singing the Congregation: How Contemporary Worship Music Forms Evangelical Community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190499631
eISBN:
9780190499679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499631.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter 3 provides a detailed ethnographic portrait of music in a local church congregation in which contemporary worship music serves an important—and often strategic—means of positioning. Examining ... More


The Harmony of Nature in Paul et Virginie

Tili Boon Cuillé

in Divining Nature: Aesthetics of Enchantment in Enlightenment France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781503613362
eISBN:
9781503614178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613362.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Rousseau’s protégé, Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, conceived of his Études de la nature as a complement to Buffon’s Histoire naturelle. Chapter 3 traces the generation of his novel Paul et ... More


Music for the Leipzig Liturgy

Malcolm Boyd

in Bach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195307719
eISBN:
9780199850785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307719.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the church music composed by Johann Sebastian Bach for the Leipzig liturgy. More than half of the volume in the Bachgessellschaft edition of Bach's work are devoted and his most ... More


William Billings: Rebel with Many Causes

Broyles Michael

in Mavericks and Other Traditions in American Music

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100457
eISBN:
9780300127898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100457.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Born in Boston in 1746, William Billings flourished as America's first major composer despite an environment that was not friendly to music. A product of the American Revolution, Billings fully ... More


Family Affairs, Part II: Black Baptists and Chicago Gospel

Mark Burford

in Mahalia Jackson and the Black Gospel Field

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190634902
eISBN:
9780190634933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634902.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

In Chicago, the resourceful Jackson established a livelihood on the South Side, initiated a lifelong involvement in political causes, and generated local buzz as a church singer. In the 1930s and ... More


Supporting the Monarchy and the Church of England during the Restoration

Joseph Arthur Mann

in Printed Musical Propaganda in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979237
eISBN:
9781800341531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979237.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

With rebellion and regicide an ever-present worry for the newly-restored monarchy and the new king Charles II, public opinion could not be ignored. Charles II was welcomed back to his kingdom with a ... More


Introduction: Theater, Music, and Religion in the Long Sixteenth Century

Katherine Steele Brokaw

in Staging Harmony: Music and Religious Change in Late Medieval and Early Modern English Drama

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703140
eISBN:
9781501705915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703140.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book’s main themes. This book demonstrates how theatrical music from the late fifteenth to the early seventeenth centuries contributed to ... More


Parodies and Publications

Malcolm Boyd

in Bach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195307719
eISBN:
9780199850785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307719.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines decline in the compositional productivity of Johann Sebastian Bach in Leipzig after 1729 and his decision to engage in musical parodies. After 1729, only one of Bach's extant ... More


Leipzig (1730–41)

Malcolm Boyd

in Bach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195307719
eISBN:
9780199850785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307719.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines developments in the musical career of Johann Sebastian Bach in Leipzig during the period from 1730 to 1741. The year 1730 was a crucial one for Bach, which culminated in an ... More


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