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Composers as spiritual mediators : Henryk Górecki and John Luther Adams.
This thesis considers how composers act as agents of spiritual mediation. It examines two individuals of divergent philosophical and cultural perspectives. Henryk Górecki and John Luther Adams responded to twentieth-century ...
The public invitation and "Gospel Hymns Nos. 1 to 6".
Perhaps the most distinctive characteristic of traditional evangelical worship is the widespread practice of the "invitation" near the close of the worship service. A significant element of that invitation is the accompanying ...
For such a time as this : classical music and 9/11.
This thesis takes as a foundational principle the conviction that music is a vital component of the process of mourning. From this foundation, I focus on three of classical music's responses to 9/11: John Adams' On the ...