Joy to the world : sacred Christmas music through the ages
|Format:||Print Book 2001|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
The songs in Joy to the World are among the most enduring and permanent of the season's musical traditions. They have stood the test of time and express the many moods and emotions that evoke the spiritual significance of Christmas. Reflecting many eras and different cultures, Joy to the World reveals their origins, the reasons why they were written, and why they are so beloved. The book is organized into six sections of Christmas songs and carols from the Americas, England and Ireland, France and Spain, Germany and Austria, and Greece and Rome, and classical Christmas music.
Published ReviewsPublisher's Weekly Review: "
-- History and criticism.
Carols -- History and criticism.
Hymns -- History and criticism.
|Publisher|| Nashville, Tenn. :Cumberland House,2001
vii, 184 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-179) and index.
|ISBN||1581822057 (alk. paper)