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Aesthetics and Religion

Richard Viladesau.

in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the Arts

February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religious Subjects in Art; Music and Religion; Religious Buildings. 9037 words.

A systematic consideration of the multiple relationships between aesthetics and religion demands a sorting-out of concepts and issues. “Aesthetics” may be understood as practice (art) and...

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concert halls

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Music.

In the early days of concert-giving, performances took place in any available suitably large room or hall. Where there was royal or wealthy patronage the choice could range from a ...

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Durbar

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music — World History — Architecture.

Hall or space used for private audiences with rulers in India.

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Introduction

Frank Burch Brown.

in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the Arts

February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religious Subjects in Art; Music and Religion; Religious Buildings. 11664 words.

When the arts are mapped onto the terrain of religion, art itself looks different, as does religion, and one sees more plainly how each shapes the other and, at times, becomes part of the...

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opera houses

Overview page. Subjects: Music — Architecture.

Since its origins at the end of the 16th century opera has undergone considerable evolutionary changes, not least in terms of production complexity and of the numbers of singers, orchestral...

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whispering

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Indian Music.

Certain passages or galleries are referred to as ‘whispering’ on account of the facility and distinctness with which a whisper

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