The Gift of Music: Great Composers and Their Influence

The Gift of Music: Great Composers and Their Influence

by Jane Stuart Smith, Betty Carlson, Francis A. Schaeffer
     
 

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Fascinating descriptions of forty leading composers whose faith, or lack of it, had an influence on Western civilization. Indexed. Great for all students of music.

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Fascinating descriptions of forty leading composers whose faith, or lack of it, had an influence on Western civilization. Indexed. Great for all students of music.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780891078692
Publisher:
Crossway
Publication date:
11/01/1995
Edition description:
3rd ed
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
400,734
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.89(d)

Meet the Author

JANE STUART SMITH has sung in the major opera houses of Europe and America. She presently lives at L'Abri Fellowship in Switzerland, where she lectures in music.

BETTY CARLSON has studied at the Conservatory of Music in Lausanne, Switzerland, and now writes and works at L'Abri Fellowship. With Jane Stuart Smith, she coauthored Crossway's Favorite Men Hymn Writers and Favorite Women Hymn Writers.

Recognized internationally for his work in Christianity and culture, Francis A. Schaeffer authored more than twenty books, which have been translated into a score of languages and sold millions worldwide. He and his wife, Edith, founded L'Abri Fellowship international study and discipleship centers. Schaeffer passed away in 1984, but his influence and legacy continue worldwide.

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