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Bible and Music: Influences of the Old Testament on Western Music
Stern, Max

Jersey City, NJ: Ktav, 2011 pp. xviii + 569. $59.50


Description: Bible and Music is a conceptual study about the influence of the Bible on the history of Western music. It focuses on diverse treatments of biblical episodes in various genres, styles and their cultural contexts. Arranged according to the order of books of the Old Testament, it is a handy reference tool with extensive lists of musical works and appendices.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Literature

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Review by Tyler R. Yoder
Published 3/15/2016
Citation: Tyler R. Yoder, review of Max Stern, Bible and Music: Influences of the Old Testament on Western Music, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2016).


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