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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Taizé (USA)

Judith M. Kubicki.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion. 1293 words.

A term that refers both to a village in the Burgundian hills of France and to the corpus of music composed specifically for worship at an ecumenical pilgrimage site there which has...

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Dominican friars

Mary Berry.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 990 words.

The Order of Friars Preachers, or Dominicans, also known in England as Blackfriars from the colour of their cloaks, was founded by St Dominic in the first decade of the 13th century....

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Salvation Army, music of the

Ray Steadman-Allen.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 1852 words.

The founder of the Salvation Army, William Booth (1829–1912), was a former Wesleyan Methodist minister whose experience as a pawnbroker’s assistant in Nottingham inspired him to take...

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Serra, Junípero

Margaret Cayward.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Romantic Music. 307 words.

[Miguel José ]

(b Petra, Majorca, Spain, Nov 24, 1713; d Mission San Carlos Borromeo, Alta California [now in Carmel, CA], Aug 28, 1784). Spanish Franciscan friar and founder...

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Celtic chant

Ann Buckley.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 7750 words.

The liturgical chant sung by the Churches of the Celtic-speaking peoples of the Middle Ages before they conformed to the unitas catholica of the Roman Church.

The...

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Cistercian monks

Mary Berry.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 1407 words.

The White Monks, or Cistercians, came into being at an important turning-point in the history of Western monasticism, when a wave of reform was sweeping across Europe. The founders of...

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Premonstratensian canons

Mary Berry.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 881 words.

In the Western Christian Church, the order of canons regular of Prémontré (O. Praem.). They are also known as ‘White Canons’, from the colour of their habit, or ‘Norbertines’, after...

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Talbot, John Michael

Kathleen Sewright.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Contemporary Music. 331 words.

(b Oklahoma City, OK, May 8, 1954). American Franciscan friar, composer, and recording artist. Talbot is currently the most commercially successful Catholic composer of contemporary...

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Ganusov, Kashpir

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Music; High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 232 words.

(fl Russia, mid-16th century). Russian bell and cannon founder. Of unknown origin, Ganusov might have come from Germany or the Grand Duchy of Lithuania to Moscow, where in the mid-16th...

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Grottaferrata

Oliver Strunk.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Music and Religion; Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 901 words.

Italian monastery and library. Some 19 km from Rome, among the Castelli Romani in the Alban hills at an altitude of well over 320 metres, stands the monastery (Badia Greca) of...

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Knapp, Phoebe [Phebe] Palmer

Paul C. Echols.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 398 words.

(b New York, NY, March 8, 1839; d Poland Springs, ME, July 10, 1909). American philanthropist, activist, composer, and hymnal compiler. She was the daughter of lay Methodist...

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