The Gift of Music: Great Composers & Their Influence
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The Gift of Music: Great Composers & Their Influence    -     By: Jane Stuart Smith, Betty Carlson

 The Gift of Music: Great Composers & Their Influence

Crossway / 1995 / Paperback

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"The arts are not extraneous . . . but a vital and essential part of our existence," write the authors. This stimulating overview integrates the biographies, beliefs, and music of 45 composers from Schutz to Shostakovich; and suggests recommended reading and listening to expand your students' understanding and appreciation of great music. Joyously written from a Christian viewpoint. 317 pages, softcover from Crossway.

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Title:  The Gift of Music: Great Composers & Their Influence
By: Jane Stuart Smith, Betty Carlson
Format: Paperback
Vendor: Crossway
Publication Date: 1995
Weight: 1 pound 3 ounces
ISBN: 089107869X
ISBN-13: 9780891078692
Stock No: WW107869X

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Fascinating descriptions of forty leading composers whose faith, or lack of it, had an influence on Western civilization. Indexed. Great for all students of music.

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JANE STUART SMITH has sung in the major opera houses of Europe and America. She presently lives at L'Abri Fellowship in Switzerland, where she lectures in music. 

BETTY CARLSON has studied at the Conservatory of Music in Lausanne, Switzerland, and now writes and works at L'Abri Fellowship. With Jane Stuart Smith, she coauthored Crossway's Favorite Men Hymn Writers and Favorite Women Hymn Writers

Francis A. Schaeffer (1912–1984) authored more than twenty books, which have been translated into several languages and have sold millions globally. He and his wife, Edith, founded the L’Abri Fellowship international study and discipleship centers. Recognized internationally for his work in Christianity and culture, Schaeffer passed away in 1984 but his influence and legacy continue worldwide.

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