A selection of articles related to sacred music.
Original articles from our library related to the Sacred Music. See Table of Contents for further available material (downloadable resources) on Sacred Music.
- An Overview of Gospel Music
- Gospels refer to the first four books of the Bible’s New Testament. These hymns became integral part of worship services of “Protestants”.
>> Poetry & Fable
- Black Gospel Music
- Black Gospel music is also known as Urban Contemporary Gospel music. Its roots were the Negro spiritual songs that were sang by the African slaves while tilling the rich cotton fields of their white Southern masters in the early 18th century.
>> Poetry & Fable
- Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
- There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
- Rituals, invocations and sacred space
- "There is a single main definition of the object of all magickal Ritual. It is the uniting of the Microcosm with the Macrocosm. The Supreme and Complete Ritual is therefore the Invocation of the Holy Guardian Angel; or, in the language of the Mysticism,...
Paganism & Wicca >> Ritual
Sacred Music is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Sacred Music books and related discussion.
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- Oklahoma's Black Sacred Music Traditions
- Oklahoma's Black Sacred Music Traditions by Dr. Willie Smyth.
- Sydney Sacred Music Festival
- The Cultural Arts Collective presents the inaugural Sydney Sacred Music Festival .
- Frequently Asked Questions on Sacred Music
- Q: What is sacred music?
- Sacred Music Diploma (SMD)
- Sacred Music Diploma (SMD). This form must be submitted by the application deadline with all supporting materials. Applicant Information.
Suggested News Resources
- Devotional chants, music, art & film at Sydney Sacred Music Festival
- Riverside Theatres, All Saints Church, Parramatta Artists Studios and Church St Mall will come alive with sacred music, films and cultural performances including cross-cultural musical collaborations, song and chant and bell ringing workshops.
- SACRED MUSIC: Music ministry touches hearts
- The music also touches them, something Janek has seen time after time during her involvement with sacred music. "So much happens through music that sometimes cannot happen in any other way," she said.
- Angelus performs sacred music concert Sunday
- By Roger McBain Angelus, a touring vocal ensemble from Mount Vernon Sr. High School Fine Arts Academy in Mount Vernon, Ind., will sing sacred selections featured in a recent series of appearances in and around San Francisco, Calif.
- Sacred music Q & A
- By Louie Verrecchio * One of the challenges associated with writing on the topic of sacred music is that it's not really given to “bullet point” presentations.
- Summer Festival of Sacred Music presents Mozart's Sparrow Mass 8/28
- The Summer Festival of Sacred Music at St. Bart's continues on Sunday, August 28 at 11 am with a service featuring Mozart's Missa Brevis in C Major, ("The Sparrow"), K. 220.
Suggested Web Resources
- Free Sacred Music - Home
- Welcome to the free sacred music website! This ministry is here to offer you free sacred music for your church or your own personal worship.
- Sacred Music America Home Page
- Feb 3, 2010 Sacred Music America provides access to the mainstream of western Christian music which has remained indestructible for the last 1400 years.