Music Performance

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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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.

Side A:

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.

Side A:

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. 

Bethany Peniel College A Cappella Choir 1953-1954 Albums

Bethany Peniel College (BPC) A Cappella Choir recordings from 1953-1954.  

The BPC A Cappella Choir recorded these albums under the direction of Lester L. Dunn, who serves as soloist on some tracks. 

Disc 1: 

Side A:

  1. Every Time I feel the Spirit
  2. Ride Up in the Chariot
  3. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
  4. A Shelter in the Time of Storm

Side B:

  1. Unto the Lord
  2. Psalm 150
  3. He Lifted Me
  4. Jubilate

Disc 2:

Side A:

Bethany Nazarene College Chorale 1989

Bethany Nazarene College Chorale was recorded in 1989, under the direction of David L. Miller.

From the back of the album cover:

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