nafme.org/about/position-statements/sacred-music-in-schools-position-statement/sacred-music-in-schools

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 ?

religionnews.com/2014/09/17/many-church-choirs-dying-heres

Sep 17, 2014 ... Sales for the music for choral anthems, slipped so deeply four years ago that the United ... I grew up singing in home, in school and church every week. Now ... “ Churches are struggling to find the style that is most engaging. ... in stories drawn from research and statistics on religion, spirituality and ethics.

www.singers.com/group/contemporary-christian

Items 1 - 29 of 29 ... Contemporary Christian music brings religious music to the general public in a ... but they also embrace the spiritual and hymn within their stylistic convergence. ... Both groups underwent a shift in musical style during this period. ... group has conducted over a hundred master-classes for high school choirs.

theconversation.com/songs-of-worship-why-we-sing-to-the-lord-72642

Feb 9, 2017 ... This Song of Miriam exemplifies one dominant motivation for sacred ... As a cultural historian, I have been studying the relationship between music and religious ... Jews and Christian sing psalms that celebrate the glory of creation ... He offers an eloquent tribute to the power of the spiritual, when he says,.

ffrf.org/outreach/item/14027-religious-music-in-public-schools

Sep 14, 2009 ... My child's choir is singing religious music. ... The New York State School Music Association lists these guidelines for ... concerts to entertain parishioners with Christian music in churches! ... (We dealt with one complaint in which small children were forced to sing a short spiritual that iterated the phrase, ...

cpb-eu-w2.wpmucdn.com/mypad.northampton.ac.uk/dist/8/5781/files/2016/04/WR70-1psuxta.pdf

Steven Fischbacker in his paper entitled 'Music and Spirituality' states: 'When you hear a ... the worship. The singing of much repeated prayer chants during candle- lit ..... music is used in Christian worship including hymns, psalms, choral music, gospel ... developed new Islamic art of musical styles in the holy cities of Mecca.

christianchronicle.org/take-notes-church-music-lacks-true-harmony-singing-experts-say

Jul 29, 2009 ... Singing experts from Christian universities across the United States say many ... Ken Adams, professor of music and choral director at Oklahoma .... We as a society buy into this contemporary church style; our young adults and .... the other is our unwillingness to engage more thoughtful expressions of faith.

www.ethos.org.au/online-resources/engage-mail/the-spirituality-of-secular-songs

May 1, 2017 ... I enjoy congregational singing – even if the chorus on loop style may not ... Christians complain that worship songs borrow from popular love songs. ... Hozier's Take me to church uses a gospel sound and the lover imagined as a religion. ... songs to have what we could call a prophetic voice within society.

digitalcommons.law.byu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1162&context=elj

charges that the school is promoting the religious beliefs ... music. L Choral, rather than instrumental, music is the "religious music" dealt with in ..... As the National Association for Music Education ... Protestant Revolution brought about a change in musical style ... Christian when exposed to a song about Jesus Christ's birth,.