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Author Loh, I-to, 1936-
Title Hymnal Companion to "Sound the Bamboo" : Asian Hymns in Their Cultural and Liturgical Contexts.
Imprint Chicago : Gia Publications, 2013.

Author Loh, I-to, 1936-
Subject Hymns -- Asia.
Hymns, English.
Description 1 online resource (1036 pages)
Note Print version record.
Summary The world of hymnody has a new, highly authoritative reference for seemingly?all things" related to Asian Christian hymnody. Noted hymnologist I-to Loh has gathered and assembled his studies and experiences and that of many, many colleagues relating to the history and practice of hymnody of a part of our world comprising many cultures and countries, not to mention spiritual influences. Few resources, especially accessible to Western readers, have delved into the Christian sacred music of Asia; those that have tend to give only minimal examples, attempt to somehow combine all of Asia under.
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Prefaces; Dr. Thu En Yu, Chairman, Atesea; Prawate Khid-Arn, Cca General Secretary; Foreword; C. Michael Hawn, Director, Sacred Music Program, Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University; Introduction; Carlton R. Young, Distinguished Composer/Hymnologist; Prologue; I-to Loh; The Significance of Sound the Bamboo and the Hymnal Companion to Sound the Bamboo; Acknowledgments; General Introduction; Geographical and Cultural Groupings of Asian Countries; Transliterations and Pronunciations; Commentary and Analysis of Hymns.
Part One Asian Hymns in Their Historical PerspectivesI. Asian Identities and Their Expressions of Christian Faith; II. From Acculturation and Inculturation to Contextualization; III. History and the Development of Sound the Bamboo; IV. Texts and Prominent Themes in Asian Hymns; V. Characteristic Features and Performance Styles in Asian Hymns; VI. Harmonic Treatment in Asian Hymns; VII. Symbols and Symbolic Acts in Asian Worship; Part Two Asian Hymns in Their Cultural and Liturgical Contexts; Northeast Asia; Chinese Hymns; Hong Kong Hymns; Japanese Hymns; Korean Hymns; Taiwanese Hymns.
Mainland Southeast AsiaCambodian Hymns; Laotian Hymns; Malaysian Hymns; Myanmar Hymns; Singaporean Hymns; Thai Hymns; Vietnamese Hymns; Island Southeast Asia; Indonesian Hymns; Filipino Hymns; South Asian Subcontinent; Bengali Hymns; Indian Hymns; Nepalese Hymns; Pakistani Hymns; Sri Lankan Hymns; Southwest Pacific Ocean; Australian Hymns; New Zealand / Aotearoa Hymns; Papua New Guinean Hymns; Part Three Biographies; Family Names in Alphabetical Order; Afterword; Appendix Resources of Asian Music, Worship, and Arts; Bibliography.
ISBN 9781622770236 (electronic bk.)
1622770234 (electronic bk.)
9781579997816 (electronic bk.)
1579997813 (electronic bk.)
9781622770243 (electronic bk.)
1622770242 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 855504101
Additional Format Print version: Loh, I-to. Hymnal Companion to ""Sound the Bamboo"". Chicago : Gia Publications, 2013 9781622770243



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