Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Author Lind, Tore Tvarnĝ, 1969-

Title The past is always present [electronic resource] : the revival of the Byzantine musical tradition at Mount Athos / Tore Tvarnĝ Lind.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xx, 241 p. : ill., maps.
Series Europea : ethnomusicologies and modernities ; no. 13
Europea ; no. 13.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : toward an ethnomusicological study of Byzantine chant 1 -- Musical blossom -- Sacred musical transorthography -- Producing Mount Athos : Byzantine chant, pilgrimage and tourism -- "The monks have prayer" : on the Athonite style of chanting -- Spiritual silence, sacred sound -- Conclusion -- Greek glossary -- Appendix A: Chain of psáltes : musical genealogy at Vatopaidi.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Music, Byzantine -- History and criticism.
Byzantine chants -- History and criticism.
Church music -- Orthodox Eastern Church.
Athos (Greece) -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780810881471
9780810881488 (e-book)

Available items only