Sounds Sanctified

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Sounds Sanctified. Essays on Music and the Sacred
Ed. Antti-Ville Kärjä and Samuli Korkalainen
Suomen Etnomusikologinen Seura
Suomen Etnomusikologisen Seuran julkaisuja 24
s.l. 2021, 160 pp.
Music converges with the sacred in multiple ways. The term itself derives from mythology and, depending on the belief systems, may be used to separate beautiful or otherwise valuable sounds from others, be these deemed noise or blasphemous. Some suggest that an extraterrestial observer would consider music schools as religious institutions with their own godly figures, doctrines and scriptures. To complement and complicate the debate, Sounds Sanctified comprises an introduction and five essays where the sacred in music – and vice versa – is approached in the context of epics, architecture, hymns and church music, and extreme metal.
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ISBN 978-952-69748-0-4
ISSN 0785-2746 (etno), 1455-5670 (hymnos)
Publisher Suomen Etnomusikologinen Seura
Sarja Suomen Etnomusikologisen Seuran julkaisuja
Published (year) 2021
Cover Softcover
Type of Binding Softcover binding
Languages english
Disciplines Music, Religious Studies
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