Church Music in America 1620-2000
Owen, Barbara, The American Organist
CHURCH MUSIC IN AMERICA 1620-2000, John Ogasapian. Macon, Ga.: Mercer University Press, 2007. 284 pp. ISBN-10 0-88146-026-1. $40.95. Two admirable books on American church music were published over 40 years ago: Leonard Ellinwood's The History of American Church Music (1953) and Robert Stevenson's Protestant Church Music in America (1966). Even earlier was Archibald Davison's book of the same title, published in 1933 and already out of date by the time the other two appeared; his later publication, Church Music: Illusion and Reality (1952), based on some earlier lectures, updates it only slightly. Many other books (and numerous articles) have dealt with specific aspects of American church …
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Publication information: Article title: Church Music in America 1620-2000. Contributors: Owen, Barbara - Author. Magazine title: The American Organist. Volume: 41. Issue: 10 Publication date: October 2007. Page number: 103+. © American Guild of Organists Mar 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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