Christian music is music that has been written to express either personal or a communal belief ... Most Christian music involves singing, whether by the whole congregation ... One of the earliest forms of worship music in the church was the Gregorian chant. ... A great variety of musical styles has developed traditional praise.
Religious music (also sacred music) is music performed or composed for religious use or ... However, there is another opinion that the roots of early Christian music ... The first American hymnal with both text and song was published in 1831. ... of musical genres including rock, metal, pop, jazz, contemporary, rap, spiritual, ...
Primarily Jewish or Christian in character, Western religious music has also been ... Furthermore secular and sacred styles have been mutually influential, even if ... Since the late eighteenth century Western music of a religious or spiritual nature ..... If Gregorian chant by the High Middle Ages comprised the most extensive ...
A spiritual is a type of religious folksong that is most closely associated with the enslavement ... This recording provides an example of the choral style of singing spirituals that emerged ... As Africanized Christianity took hold of the slave population, spirituals served as a way to ... American Missionary Association , publisher.
Music and song continue to play a vital role in the life of God s people today. ... It is not a choral society. ... careful that our ears be not more attentive to the melody than our minds to the spiritual meaning of the words. ... Through congregational singing Christian faith is not only expressed; to a very real degree it is formed.
This chapter examines Black gospel music with an emphasis on choral music, and explores this ... Congregational—1900s to 1920s, hymn and quartet styles;.
Disputes over the norms of Christian liturgical music are commonplace, most often ... New celebrations often arising from a change in spiritual emphases (e.g., the cult of ... Second, musical styles and forms arise in a complex interaction with the ..... Their musical models were the Gregorian chant, believed to date from early ...
Since music with a sacred text or of a religious origin (particularly choral ... about the use of the hymn “Silent Night” in the school's Christmas program. ... Christian songs performed by the choir at Salt Lake City's West High School. ... Is there sensitivity to the various religious beliefs represented by the students and parents ?