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Messages From Music And The Spoken Word

Author : Richard Louis Evans
ISBN : 1570089612
Genre : Religion
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The messages will inspire and bring hope to a nation during a very challenging period of our history. The messages will appeal to everyone from all religions and from all walks of life. Each decade is preceded by a brief introduction describing the major events and challenges of the times. The messages given many years ago are as applicable today as they were then.

This Day And Always

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ISBN : 1573454737
Genre : Religion
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Celebrating Music And The Spoken Word

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ISBN : 168047037X
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Martin Luther S Message For Us Today

Author : Klaus Nürnberger
ISBN : 9781875053551
Genre : Theology, Doctrinal
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Spoken Word

Author : Jacob Smith
ISBN : 9780520267039
Genre : Performing Arts
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“How quickly we forget! Not so many decades ago, we were all listening to Vaughn Meader’s First Family album, Steve Martin on LP, or Columbia’s I Can Hear It Now. Alas, spoken word records, like so many aspects of phonography, have been relegated to garage sales and footnotes. Finally, thanks to Jacob Smith’s Spoken Word, this important form of entertainment and culture is receiving the attention it so richly deserves.” —Rick Altman, author of Silent Film Sound “Jacob Smith’s engaging study of spoken word LPs is as revelatory as it is welcome. No other book has so thoroughly explored a phenomenon that was unique to the 1950s and 1960s, when LPs were the only widely available medium that allowed consumers to enjoy repeated exposure to recorded material. —Krin Gabbard, author of Hotter Than That: The Trumpet, Jazz, and American Culture "Smith's work contains historical material that few scholars have studied and many people have never even heard of. ... The grouping of these unique case studies results in new connections to and between various performance styles, materials, and industries." —Susan Murray, author of Hitch Your Antenna to the Stars

Encrypted Messages In Alban Berg S Music

Author : Siglind Bruhn
ISBN : 0815324804
Genre : Music
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First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Messages Meanings And Symbols

Author : Charles T. Meadow
ISBN : 9781461669678
Genre : Social Science
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A deep and penetrating exploration of the key concepts of information and communications sciences by one of its founders, this book covers everything in its subject that you want to know more about including the bedrock topics of signs, symbols, information, and communication, all considered from an historical and foundational perspective that is satisfying to the beginning student and worthwhile for practitioners of long standing. All the major players are given their role, from Shannon and Weaver to Tim Berners-Lee, with Marshall McLuhan an engaging participant.

Bridging Differences

Author : William B. Gudykunst
ISBN : 9780761929376
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Bridging Differences: Effective Intergroup Communication is based on the assumption that the processes operating when we communicate with people from other groups are the same processes operating when we communicate with people from our own groups. Author William B. Gudykunst has written this book from the perspective of "communicating with strangers" and addresses how factors related to our group memberships (e.g., inaccurate and unfavorable stereotypes of members of other cultures and ethnic groups) can cause us to misinterpret the messages we receive from members of those groups. Designed for students taking courses in Intercultural Communication or Intergroup Communication, Bridging Differences is also useful for many courses in Cultural Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, and Management.

Exhibiting Mormonism

Author : Reid Neilson
ISBN : 9780199913282
Genre : History
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The 1893 Columbian Exposition, also known as the Chicago World's Fair, presented the Latter-day Saints with their first opportunity to exhibit the best of Mormonism for a national and an international audience after the abolishment of polygamy in 1890. The Columbian Exposition also marked the dramatic reengagement of the LDS Church with the non-Mormon world after decades of seclusion in the Great Basin. Between May and October 1893, over seven thousand Latter-day Saints from Utah attended the international spectacle popularly described as the ''White City.'' While many traveled as tourists, oblivious to the opportunities to ''exhibit'' Mormonism, others actively participated to improve their church's public image. Hundreds of congregants helped create, manage, and staff their territory's impressive exhibit hall; most believed their besieged religion would benefit from Utah's increased national profile. Moreover, a good number of Latter-day Saint women represented the female interests and achievements of both Utah and its dominant religion. These women hoped to use the Chicago World's Fair as a platform to improve the social status of their gender and their religion. Additionally, two hundred and fifty of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir's best singers competed in a Welsh eiseddfodd, a musical competition held in conjunction with the Chicago World's Fair, and Mormon apologist Brigham H. Roberts sought to gain LDS representation at the affiliated Parliament of Religions. In the first study ever written of Mormon participation at the Chicago World's Fair, Reid L. Neilson explores how Latter-day Saints attempted to ''exhibit'' themselves to the outside world before, during, and after the Columbian Exposition, arguing that their participation in the Exposition was a crucial moment in the Mormon migration to the American mainstream and its leadership's discovery of public relations efforts. After 1893, Mormon leaders sought to exhibit their faith rather than be exhibited by others.

The Narrative Arts Of Tianjin

Author : Francesca R. Sborgi Lawson
ISBN : 1409405885
Genre : Social Science
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The Narrative Arts of Tianjin explores one of the richest forms of Chinese cultural expression: performed narratives. Francesca Sborgi Lawson examines the relationships between language and music in the performance of four narrative genres in the city of Tianjin, China, based upon original field research conducted in the People's Republic of China in the mid 1980s and in 1991. Extensive examples of the complex interaction of music and language in each genre are employed, all the while relating those analyses to broader cultural issues and to patterns of social relationships.

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