Publishing glad tidings : essays on Christmas music

by Studwell, William E. 1936-2010.

Format: Print Book 1998
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction ML2880.S8 1998
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
Call Number  ML2880.S8 1998
Get yourself a cup of eggnog, sit down in front of a warm fire (chestnut roasting is optional), and let Publishing Glad Tidings: Essays on Christmas Music thrill and inspire you as you learn about those who have dedicated their lives to preserving, collecting, and creating the traditional art form of the Christmas carol. This enlightening volume's personal and historical perspective will help you see why Christmas carols continue to fill our lives with simple, lasting joy and why they endure as cultural, religious, and artistic gifts to humanity.

Publishing Glad Tidings will help you see how major, but once nearly forgotten, Christmas carols have stayed with us throughout the years. You'll get detailed information as to how these carols were written, compiled, collected, and ultimately wrapped up in eye- and ear-catching packages for us to enjoy every year when December rolls around. Inside this joyously decorated book, you'll find information about:
carol pioneers Theodoric Petri, Davies Gilbert, and William Sandys
carol historians Edmondstoune Duncan, Charles L. Hutchins, and Edward Bliss Reed
carol compiling, collecting, translating, and editing
how relative obscurity has made some carols classics So come all ye faithful who are interested in keeping this grand old tradition alive. Publishing Glad Tidings is just the invitation you need to come in from the cold and wassail your way through an intriguing, heartfelt part of yuletide history. If you're a church musician, musical historian, pastor, or just a general reader interested in Christmas and music, you'll find everything you need to know about the carol's history and future right here.
Additional Information
Subjects Christmas music -- History and criticism.
Carols -- History and criticism.
Christmas music -- Bio-bibliography.
Carols -- Publishing -- History.
Christmas music -- Publishing -- History.
Publisher New York :Haworth Press,1998
Other Titles Music reference services quarterly.
Contributors Jones, Dorothy E.
Language English
Notes "Co-published simultaneously as Music reference services quarterly, volume 6, number 4 1998."
Description xiii, 157 pages : music ; 22 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0789003988 (alk. paper)
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