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The Theory and Practice of the Music in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Papua New Guinea

Jennifer J. Jones

Published by Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies, 2004
ISBN 10: 9980680490 / ISBN 13: 9789980680495
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Title: The Theory and Practice of the Music in the ...

Publisher: Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Fine


258 p. Includes: illustrations, diagrams, maps, index, bibliography. Apwitihire: Studies in Papua New Guinea Musics, 8. This book provides background information on the worldwide Adventist Church and, in particular, the role that music plays in the church as a whole. From the beginnings of the mission in Papua New Guiena in 1908, a panoramic outline of Adventist missions in the country and their church music is presented. Noticeable are the attempts of the missionaries to introduce a foreign culture against the backdrop of the country's traditional musical heritage. This study examines the church music practices and the attitudes of members and leaders towards aspects of worship music, providing analytical material for the fruition of an indigenously-conceived church music style. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # ABE.0002129

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