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The St Petersburg English Review Of Literature The Arts And Science Ed By S Warrand And T B Shaw

Author : S Warrand
ISBN : OXFORD:555061948
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The New St Petersburg

Author : John Slade
ISBN : 1893617017
Genre : History
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Daily life for the real people in St. Petersburg, Russia during the 1990s. This book was written by an American teacher who lived there.


Author : Michael Frost
ISBN : 9781441232793
Genre : Religion
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Exiles: Living Missionally in a Post-Christian Culture presents a biblical, Christian worldview for the emergent church--people who are not at home in the traditional church or in the secular world. As exiles of both, they must create their own worldview that integrates their Christian beliefs with the contemporary world. Exiles seeks to integrate all aspects of life and decision-making and to develop the characteristics of a Christian life lived intentionally within emerging (postmodern) culture. It presents a plea for a dynamic, life-affirming, robust Christian faith that can be lived successfully in the post-Christian world of twenty-first century Western society. This book will present a Christian lifestyle that can be lived in non-religious categories and be attractive to not-yet Christians. Such a worldview takes ecology and politics seriously. It offers a positive response to the workplace, the arts, feminism, mystery and worship. Exiles seeks to develop a framework that will allow Christians to live boldly and courageously in a world that no longer values the culture of the church, but does greatly value many of the things the Bible speaks positively about. This book suggests that there us more to being a Christian than meets the eye. It explores the secret, unseen nooks and crannies in the life of a Christian and suggests that faith is about more than church attendance and belief in God. Written in a conversational, easy-to-read style, Exiles is aimed at church leaders, pastors and laypersons and seeks to address complex issues in a simple manner. It includes helpful photographs and diagrams.

Researching The Song

Author : Shirlee Emmons
ISBN : 9780195373103
Genre : Music
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Singers are faced with a unique challenge among musicians: they must express not just the music, but the lyrics too. To effectively communicate the meaning behind these words, singers must understand the many references embedded in the vast international repertoire of great art songs. They must deal with the meaning of the lyrics, frequently in a language not their own and of a culture unfamiliar to them. From Zelter and Schubert to Rorem and Musto, Researching the Song serves as an invaluable guide for performers, teachers, and enthusiasts to the art song repertoire. Its more than 2,000 carefully researched entries supply information on most of the mythological, historical, geographical, and literary references contained in western art song. The authors explain the meaning of less familiar literary terms, figures, and authors referenced in song while placing songs in the context of larger literary sources. Readers will find entries dealing with art songs from the German, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish, South American, Greek, Finnish, Scandinavian, and both American and British English repertoires. Sources, narratives, and explanations of major song cycles are also given. Organized alphabetically, the lexicon includes brief biographies of poets, lists of composers who set each poet's work, bibliographic materials, and brief synopses of major works from which song texts were taken, including the plots of all Restoration theater works containing Purcell's vocal music. The more performers know and understand the literary elements of a song, the richer their communication will be. Researching the Song is a vital aid for singers and teachers in interpreting art songs and building song recital programs.

The Song Of Songs In The Early Middle Ages

Author : Hannah W. Matis
ISBN : 9789004389250
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Hannah Matis examines how a biblical text was read by the most important figures within the ninth-century Carolingian Reform to think about the nature of Christ and the church.

The Black Nights In St Petersburg

Author : Serge Gorneff
ISBN : 9781469116280
Genre : Fiction
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Journey From St Petersburg

Author : Vadim Bytensky
ISBN : 9781425999360
Genre : Travel
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This book is sure to minister to the person that is struggling to get past their past. Louis Adams says, "Even though we have been traumatized by the events of our past, and though life may seem uncertain through your eyes, remember God has an ultimate plan for your life that will rock your world! Through this book, you will understand why those sometimes tragic and disappointing events of your past are used to make you a stronger and wiser person. Mr. Adams decided to cover this topic in this book because of the state of the world today. Adams says, "We have seen so much tragedy the last couple of years and I don't want anyone to blame God for it!" In addition, "There is so much Chaos in the Christian church today; I pray that God restores us in all sincerity so that His purpose and will can be done in the world.

The Concert Song Companion

Author : Charles Osborne
ISBN : 9781475700497
Genre : Music
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W HAT I H A V E attempted in this book is a survey of song; the kind of song which one finds variously described as 'concert', 'art', or sometimes even 'classical song'. 'Concert song' seems the most useful, certainly the least inexact or misleading, of some descriptions, especially since 'art song' sounds primly off putting, and 'classical song' really ought to be used only to refer to songs written during the classical period, i. e. the 18th century. Concert song clearly means the kind of songs one hears sung at concerts or recitals. Addressing myself to the general music-lover who, though he possesses no special knowledge of the song literature, is never theless interested enough in songs and their singers to attend recitals of Lieder or of songs in various languages, I have naturally confined myself to that period of time in which the vast majority of these songs was composed, though not necessarily only to those composers whose songs have survived to be remembered in recital programmes today. I suppose this to be roughly the three centuries covered by the years 1650-1950, though most of the songs we, as audiences, know and love were composed in the middle of this period, in other words in the 19th century.

Lied Und Popul Re Kultur Song And Popular Culture

Author : Max a Grosch Matter, Nils, Nils Grosch, Max Matter
ISBN : 3830964420
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The English And Scottish Popular Ballads

Author : Francis James Child
ISBN : 9780486431499
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Published between 1882 and 1898, this definitive collection compiles all the extant ballads with all known variants and features Child's commentary for each work. Volume 5 includes Parts IX and X of the original set — ballads 266-305 — plus a 3000-item bibliography, indexes, glossary, musical selections and an essay by Walter Morris Hart.

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