O Clap Your Hands: A Musical Tour of Sacred Choral Works (includes CD featuring Gloria Dei Cantores)

By: Giles, Gordon

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Book Condition: New


New hardcover book in dustjacket with CD copy of O Clap Your Hands: A Musical Tour of Sacred Choral Works by Gordon Giles. Includes CD featuring Gloria Dei Cantores. Brewster MA: Paraclete Press, 2008. 150 pages. 6-1/4 x 9-3/8 inches, 24 cm. List price 26.95. This edition is currently out of print. This hardcover edition is currently out of print. Publisher description: In this book of thirty meditations, Gordon Giles introduces readers to some of the most important composers who have shaped the traditions of Western sacred music over the last four centuries. From Monteverdi to Howells, Rachmaninov to Virgil Thomson, Renaissance Italy to contemporary America, readers are taken on a musical journey of discovery to enter the spiritual and biblical world of church music. Understand the music of Evensong and the Mass; the texts of the liturgical year are lovingly and prayerfully discussed, enabling readers and listeners alike to engage more deeply with the musical theology of sacred song. Each chapter concludes with a prayer and the book comes with a full-length CD containing superb recordings of each work made by America's accomplished choir, Gloria Dei Cantores. This is a book to be listened to as well as read, aiding both private devotions and group gatherings. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over!

Title: O Clap Your Hands: A Musical Tour of Sacred Choral Works (includes CD featuring Gloria Dei Cantores)

Author/Composer: Giles, Gordon

Categories: Music Topics,

Publisher: Paraclete Press: 2008-05-30

ISBN Number: 1557255679

ISBN Number 13: 9781557255679

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: 004611

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