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A history of song

Denis Stevens

A history of song

by Denis Stevens

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Songs -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Denis Stevens.
    SeriesThe Norton library -- N536
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[6] 491 p. ;
    Number of Pages491
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22337610M
    ISBN 100039300536
    OCLC/WorldCa2204338

    The Book of Songs, collection of verse by Heinrich Heine, published as Buch der Lieder in The work contains all his poetry to the time of publication and features bittersweet, self-ironic verses about unrequited love that employ Romantic sensibilities but are at the same time suspicious of them. The work helped to establish his reputation, and selections from it were .   “Amazing Grace” is a hymn that’s recognizable to almost every American, regardless of religious background. “It seems kind of like an all-purpose, hopeful song.

    Jenny of Oldstones was the wife of Duncan Targaryen, the Prince of Dragonflies. There are many songs written about her, including Jenny's song, which the ghost of High Heart always wants to hear. Jenny is said to have been a strange and lovely girl who wore flowers in her hair. Local villagers considered the wild Jenny a half-mad peasant, with Spouse: Prince Duncan Targaryen. with gesture and song. Except, possibly, from the fourth to the second century B.C., musical literacy was rare among educated men. The spread of books may even be thought to have pushed music out of education, for the mutual aide-memoire of verse and melody was no longer indispensable when the words were easily available in written copies.

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A history of song by Denis Stevens Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is the story of almost a thousand years of song, from the time of the troubadours to the present day. Dealing exhaustively with the history and development of secular art-song in the Western world, the book is an indispensable guide to 5/5(3).

Song of Solomon, also called Canticle of Canticles, or Song of Songs, an Old Testament book that belongs to the third section of the biblical canon, known as the Ketuvim, or “Writings.” In the Hebrew Bible the Song of Solomon stands with Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes, and Esther and with them makes up the Megillot, five scrolls that are read on.

Saadia, a medieval Jewish commentator said the Song of Songs is like a book for which the key has been lost. Over one hundred years ago, the noted Old Testament scholar Franz Delitzsch remarked, The Song is the most obscure book of the Old by: 6.

But on Westeros, from the Lands of Always Winter to the shores of the Summer Sea, only two peoples existed: the children of the forest and the race of creatures known as the giants.

Of the giants in the Dawn Age, little and less can be said, /5(K). The Classic of Poetry, also Shijing or Shih-ching, translated variously as the Book of Songs, Book of Odes, or simply known as the Odes or Poetry (Chinese: 詩; pinyin: Shī) is the oldest existing collection of Chinese poetry, comprising Country: Zhou China.

The History of Song or Song Shi (Sòng Shǐ) is one of the official Chinese historical works known as the Twenty-Four Histories of China that records the history of the Song Simplified Chinese: 宋史. History. The Little Red Songbook was first published by a committee of Spokane, Washington locals in(It was originally called Songs of the Workers, on the Road, in the Jungles, and in the Shops—Songs to Fan the Flames of Discontent.) It includes songs written by Joe Hill, Ralph Chaplin, T-Bone Slim, and others.

InWalter Scott, one of Campbell's closest associates, published Christian Psalms and Hymns, and in published a revision called The Christian Hymn Book. In Silas White Leonard published the Christian Psalmist with Augustus Damon Fillmore of Cincinnati, OH. Three years ago, one of the books I was most excited about was Philippe Margotin and Jean-Michel Guesdon's All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Beatles Release; this October will bring The Rolling Stones All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Track (Black Dog & Leventhal, Oct.).

Margotin and Guesdon combine a passion for music with thoughtful and comprehensive /5(96). About Songs of America. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A celebration of American history through the music that helped to shape a nation, by Pulitzer Prize winner Jon Meacham and music superstar Tim McGraw “Jon Meacham and Tim McGraw form an irresistible duo—connecting us to music as an unsung force in our nation’s history.”—Doris Kearns.

Abide with me, fast falls the eventide. Above the waves of earthly strife. Above the world wide battle field. Accept my youth, my strength, my prime. Afar from heaven thy feet have wandered.

Alas, and did my Savior bleed. And did my Sovereign die. Books shelved as music-song-picture-book: America the Beautiful by Katharine Lee Bates, There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Chick. by Lucille Colandro. This book reminds me of the Ancient Greek Hesiod's Works and Days - a nearly contemporary work with The Book of Songs.

A composite work of ancient Chinese peasants and poets, it harkens to a time of planting and the mankind's suffering due /5. A good hymn directs those who hear or sing it to more God-centered thoughts and behavior, regardless of their knowledge of its author. Knowing the background of a particular song or songwriter, however, can be beneficial in its own right.

Francis Davis's The History of the Blues is a groundbreaking rethinking of the blues that fearlessly examines how race relations have altered perceptions of the music.

Tracing its origins from the Mississippi Delta to its amplification in Chicago right after World War II, Davis argues for an examination of the blues in its own right, not just as a precursor to jazz and rock 'n' by: Like so many of Marcus’s previous books, The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll in Ten Songs often feels like a tone poem or perhaps a written embodiment of the cultural memory.

He flows through the songs and musicians he loves as if creating a waking dream crowded with the stars of rock history."—Touré, The New York Times Book ReviewCited by: 2. Greek: In The LXX the book is called ASMA (the Song) from the first words of the book (“The Song of songs, which is Solomon’s”).

In the Latin Vulgate the Book is Titled Canticum Canticorum which is “Song of Songs.” It is from the Latin that the title Canticles is derived. five books of Law, twelve books of History. The Psalms (from Greek psalmos “song”) are poems and hymns, dating from various periods in the history of Israel, In the original Hebrew text the book as a whole was not named, although the titles of many individual psalms contained the word mizmor, meaning a poem sung to the accompaniment of a stringed instrument.

The Greek translation. Before Churches Had Songbooks, There Was 'Lined-Out' Gospel Hidden deep in the hills of Appalachia, there's a tradition of worship music that has not changed since the 18th century.

The hymnody is. If these are reservations and questions that you have about studying the Song of Solomon, consider that studying the book is the best way to address them. It is Scripture, “breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness” (2 Tim.

Studying the Song as part of the whole. “It Is Well With My Soul” is a hymn written by Horatio Gates Spafford, a prominent American lawyer, Presbyterian church elder and hymnist, following the tragic events in his life. Horatio Spafford was married to Anna Larsen from Norway. Aside from being a prominent lawyer, he and his wife were also close friends of evangelist Dwight Moody.The small, cloth-bound book, titled Slave Songs of the United States, has a publication date of and contains a collection of plantation songs.

Could this be the first book of African.Since antiquity, no other text has enjoyed a presence quite like The Book of Songs – in one critic’s words, it is “the classic of the human heart and the human mind.”It is the first poetic.