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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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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...

Buddhist music

Francesca Tarocco.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion. 4081 words.

Francesca Tarocco

Musical traditions associated with Buddhist culture and practices found in South, South-east and East Asian countries, and in other...

Unitarian Universalist Church [Unitarian Universalist Association]

Walter Klauss.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion. 1326 words.

Universalist and Unitarian congregations have been in existence in the United States since the 18th century. The Universalist Church of America was formally founded in 1793 and the...

Hinduism

Guy L. Beck.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion. 1221 words.

Hindu music in the United States comprises the musical traditions of public and domestic worship by immigrant Hindu communities beginning in the 20th century, the influences of...

Augustinian canons

Mary Berry.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion. 691 words.

Augustinian canons, also known as Austin canons, or canons regular of St Augustine, are an order of priests living the full common life, as distinct from secular canons supported by...

Moravian Church in the United States

Karl Kroeger.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion. 4200 words.

The Moravians, a religious body that established communities in America during the mid-18th century in Pennsylvania and North Carolina, produced a highly developed musical culture for...

Benedictine monks

James W. McKinnon.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion. 3698 words.

James W. McKinnon

The ‘Black Monks’, known since the 14th century as the Order of St Benedict (OSB). The order consists of a large number of monastic...

Athos, Mount

Miloš Velimirović.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion. 1741 words.

Semi-autonomous monastic ‘republic’ comprising numerous Greek and other Christian monastic communities. It is located on a peninsula of the same name, east of Thessaloniki in northern...

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...

Moravians, music of the

Nola Reed Knouse.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 4187 words.

The Moravians are members of a Protestant denomination founded in Germany in the 18th century but with roots in 15th-century Bohemia and Moravia. Missionary activity during the 18th...

Shakers, American

Victor Fell Yellin.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 706 words.

The United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing, popularly known as Shakers or Shaking Quakers, was a millenarian community under the leadership of Ann Lee (1736–84) of...

Taizé

Andrew Wilson-Dickson.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 364 words.

Religious community near Cluny in France. Founded in 1940 by Brother Roger (b 1915), it is an ecumenical brotherhood whose members (about 100 in the late 1990s) come from many...

Douglas, Isaac

Horace Clarence Boyer.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Contemporary Music. 155 words.

(b Philadelphia, PA, c1939; d 1988). American gospel singer. He began singing as a youth with choirs in Philadelphia. In the early 1960s he appeared with Ruth Davis and the Davis...

St Gallen

Alejandro Enrique Planchart.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 1698 words.

Benedictine monastery in Switzerland, and one of the most important musical and literary centres during the Carolingian and Ottonian periods; also the city of the same name.

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Maria Laach

Heinz Anton Höhnen.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Music and Religion. 703 words.

Benedictine abbey near Koblenz on the Laacher See, Germany. Its Romanesque church, built between 1092 and 1220, towers over the monastery. From the time it was founded by Count...

Pilgrimage

Philip V. Bohlman.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Music and Religion. 1948 words.

Pilgrimage provides a metaphor for life’s sacred journey for religions throughout the world. Music is used not only to contextualize and to articulate the different stages of the...

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, music of the

Roger Miller.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 2343 words.

[Mormon Church]

Mormons see themselves as a ‘new Israel’, invested with divine authority and commissioned by angelic messengers to re-establish the Church of Jesus Christ...

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...

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...

Samaritan music

Avigdor Herzog.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Music; Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 1008 words.

The tradition of sacred vocal (synagogue) music of the Samaritans, a religious community (which in 1999 numbered about 640), living in Nablus (Shechem) and Holon near Tel-Aviv. They...