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Leo Sowerby
Leo Sowerby (May 1, 1895 – July 7, 1968), American composer and church musician, was the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for music in 1946, and was often called the “Dean of American church music” in the early to mid ...
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Adrian Batten
Adrian Batten (c. 1591 – c. 1637) was an English organist and Anglican church composer. He was active during an important period of English church music, between the Reformation and the Civil War in the 1640s. During this perio...
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William Mason
William Mason (Boston, January 24, 1829 – New York City, July 14, 1908) was an American composer and pianist and a member of a musical family. His father was composer Lowell Mason, a leading figure in American church music, and...
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John Stainer
Sir John Stainer (6 June 1840 – 31 March 1901) was an English composer and organist whose music, though not generally much performed today (except for The Crucifixion, still heard at Passiontide in many churches of the Anglican...
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Melchior Vulpius
Melchior Vulpius (c. 1570 in Wasungen – 7 August 1615 in Weimar) was a German singer and composer of church music. Vulpius came from a poor craftsman's family. He studied at the local school in Wasungen (in Thuringia) with Joha...
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Frederick Bridge
Sir John Frederick Bridge CVO (5 December 1844 – 18 March 1924) was an English organist, composer, teacher and writer. From a musical family, Bridge became a church organist before he was 20, and he achieved his ambition to bec...
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Samuel A. Ward
Samuel Augustus Ward (Dec. 28, 1847 – Sept. 28, 1903) was an American organist and composer. Born in Newark, New Jersey, he studied music in New York and became an organist at Grace Episcopal Church in his home town in ...
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Louis Niedermeyer
Abraham Louis Niedermeyer (27 April 1802 – 14 March 1861) was a composer chiefly of church music but also of a few operas, and a teacher who took over the École Choron, duly renamed École Niedermeyer, a school for the ...
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Jordan Smith
Music Director, Symphony Number One. Music Director, Govans Presbyterian Church. Occasional contributor, Baltimore Magazine. Formerly: Gr. Asst. Conductor, Peabody Opera Theater. Music Director, Ars Nova Dallas. Cover Conductor...
... Boehme, and Martin Dutzmann, respectively, answer questions on church music, which focus on aspects ... such as church music history, expectations for church musicians, the role of church music, and the financial situation of church music. ... Three bishops and two church leaders, Otfried July, Johannes Friedrich, Margot Käßmann, Brigitte ...
... church; (2) a church musician education; (3) church music practice; (4) concerts; and (5) their weblink. ...
... A few programs from the Royal School of Church Music are briefly discussed. ...
... The Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) of Wales has launched an online survey of the church music ...
... , providing an overview to issues affecting the practice of church music. ... Discusses the underlying principles of the church growth movement and the rise of the megachurch ...
... Discusses how the church growth and megachurch movements have affected the music of the Black ... church. Provides a historical perspective on the worship style and musical traditions of African-American congregations. ...
... A course dedicated to church organists is briefly described. The Royal School of Church Music ...
... on church music regarding church music history, music content, music trends, church musician employment, and financial matters. ... Peter Steinacker, church president of the Lutheran churches in Hesse and Nassau, answers questions ...
... have prompted the authorities overseeing church music in the Evangelical church in that area to ... where positions have had to be or will shortly be eliminated in order to ensure that the quailty and availability of church music is maintained. ...
... A discussion on careers as church musicians is presented. ...
... The Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) has developed a distance learning program to teach organ ... and choral conducting to church musicians. The program is provided in three levels. Contact information is given. ...