Newsletter   Secure Checkout   Shopping Cart (0 Items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

O Clap Your Hands: A Musical Tour of Sacred Choral Works [With CD] [Hardcover]

By Gordon Giles (Author)
Our Price $ 18.86  
Retail Value $ 26.95  
You Save $ 8.09  (30%)  
Item Number 98652  
Buy New $18.86
Out Of Stock!
Discontinued - Out Of Print
The manufacturer has discontinued this product and no longer offers it for sale. We are unable to obtain more stock.
Currently unavailable...

Item description for O Clap Your Hands: A Musical Tour of Sacred Choral Works [With CD] by Gordon Giles...

Western sacred music is filled with extraordinary individuals who have submitted their talents to God. From Monteverdi to Vaughan Williams, Rachmaninoff to Virgil Thomson, and from Renaissance Italy to contemporary America, Gordon Giles takes you on a musical journey of discovery, exploring the spiritual and historical meaning of thirty of the most important anthems in Christian tradition. Accompanied by a full-length CD by the acclaimed choir, Glori Dei Cantores, Gordon Giles' O Clap Your Hands unlocks thirty of the great anthems of the church for their hidden meanings, offering spiritual reflections and prayers, and enabling you to fully engage with the musical theology and history of beloved choral works. Savor the liturgical year by sampling 30 of the greatest masterpieces in the Western church's repertoire in this unique devotional/expositional manual---from Howells's Nunc Dimittis to Rachmaninov's Ave Maria, from Ives's Psalm 100 to Monteverdi's Benedictus. 220 pages, hardcover with CD by Gloria Dei Cantores. Paraclete.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Studio: Paraclete Press (MA)
Pages   150
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 6" Height: 9.25"
Weight:   0.76 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   May 31, 2008
Publisher   Paraclete Press (MA)
ISBN  1557255679  
ISBN13  9781557255679  

Availability  0 units.

More About Gordon Giles

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo!

Gordon Giles is a trained musician and the Vicar of St. Mary Magdalene North London. He hold's Master's degrees in Philosophy and Theology from Cambridge University. HE is also the author of the popular Advent devotional "O Come Emmanuel: A Musical Tour of Daily Readings for Advent and Christmas. "

Singled out by the American Record Guide for " performances which are impeccable and deeply moving," Gloriae Dei Cantores ( Singers to the Glory of God) is directed by Elizabeth Patterson and dedicated to authentic and compelling interpretation of sacred choral music. Learn more at

Gordon Giles was born in 1966.

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Entertainment > Music > General
2Books > Subjects > Entertainment > Music > Instruments & Performers > Vocal
3Books > Subjects > Entertainment > Music > Musical Genres > Religious & Sacred Music > General
4Books > Subjects > Entertainment > Music > Musical Genres > Religious & Sacred Music > Hymns
5Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Clergy > Church Institutions & Organizations
7Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Judaism > Music

Christian Product Categories
Books > General Interest > Literature & The Arts > Music

Similar Products

Reviews - What do customers think about O Clap Your Hands: A Musical Tour of Sacred Choral Works?

A wonderful gift for someone during Advent  Aug 20, 2009
This would be a great gift item for someone who loves the music of the church...especially for Advent or Christmas. It is well written, the music is first rate and the price is affordable. A GREAT GIFT ITEM

Write your own review about O Clap Your Hands: A Musical Tour of Sacred Choral Works

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding O Clap Your Hands: A Musical Tour of Sacred Choral Works

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy