Music

Listen, Play, Speak: Creative Approaches to Jazz in the Twenty First Century

The new in music represents mystery, or the other. The Christian tradition, especially the Eastern mystic tradition, has known for a long time that our sensory perceptions are less objective than science would like to assume. Embodied knowledge and experience occupies an important part of the process of exploring and understanding complex ideas in the world. This is one reason why the incorporation of art, music, movement and incense is vital to the Orthodox and Catholic liturgies. They are able to express the unknowable and the otherness of God through an embodied and communal experience.

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Two Times of the Same Story: Comparable Themes in 17th Century Poetry and 21st Century Rap Music

In the study of literature, we look to poets to communicate to us by putting the “best words in their best order,” as stated by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. The rhythm of poetry transcends music, and even the simple rhythm of reading poetry aloud presents a musicality without needing the help of instruments.

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The Liquidation of the Individual: Adorno, the Carpenters, and Maroon 5

Theodor Adorno, a leading proponent of the Frankfurt School, focuses a large portion of
his writing on critical theory, and in terms of aesthetics, Adorno searches for the “social
significance,” the social effects and the social content, within the art form (Brown “Adorno’s
Critique” 18). Adorno was able to look specifically at the popular culture of art in America, as he
was forced to move there while in exile between 1935 and 1955. During these years, his work on
aesthetics seemed to focus on three main concerns:
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Selective Hearing – Ear Training in Academia

When people train, they work to get better at something in order to achieve a goal within
a specific system. Within the academic world, listening is taught through means of an ear
“training” class. Ear training class does not necessarily mean that students will be listening,
but rather students will be training to hear correctly within a system. In these classes across
universities, students learn to identify several things within tonal and even non-tonal
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Music History Pedagogy: Skill development over knowledge acquisition

Presented at the Faculty Research Symposium, Trevecca Nazarene University, 12 November 2018.

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Southern Nazarene University's A Cappella Choir Collection

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The A Cappella Choir at Bethany Peniel College (BPC), Bethany Nazarene College (BNC), now Southern Nazarene University (SNU) was first organized in 1938. The Choir was known for its yearly tours, and rigorous repertoire of a cappella arrangements of sacred and secular music. The Personnel of the choir was chosen by try-outs each fall. For years the Choir was under the baton of Lester L.

Bethany Nazarene College A Cappella Choir Annual Tour 1961-1962

This is a direct-to-disc recording of the Bethany Nazarene College A Cappella Choir Annual Tour from 1962-1963 year. Accompanying the record is a program which details information about the selections on the program, and information about the choir.

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Bethany Nazarene College A Cappella Choir Annual Tour 1962-1963

This is a direct-to-disc recording of the Bethany Nazarene College A Cappella Choir Annual Tour from 1962-1963 year. Accompanying the record is a program which details information about the selections on the program, and information about the choir.

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Bethany Peniel College A Cappella Choir 1954 Album

 Bethany Peniel College (BPC) A Cappella Choir recording from 1954.  

The BPC A Cappella Choir recorded these albums under the direction of Lester L. Dunn. 

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