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church music

Music that forms an integral part of organized Christian worship. Over the centuries, this has mainly taken the form of music performed by choirs, but it is not unusual to find it being provided nowadays by folk musicians or even rock groups.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.church music - genre of music composed for performance as part of religious ceremonieschurch music - genre of music composed for performance as part of religious ceremonies
antiphon, antiphony - a verse or song to be chanted or sung in response
Mass - a musical setting for a Mass; "they played a Mass composed by Beethoven"
processional, prosodion - religious music used in a procession
antiphonal, antiphonary - bound collection of antiphons
religious song - religious music for singing
music genre, musical genre, musical style, genre - an expressive style of music
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We are incredibly excited to team up the best vocal group in Christian music with the orchestra and choirs of Sagemont," stated Mike Swift of Narrow Gate, Inc.
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Unexpected treats are a substantive first chapter on the Jewish foundations and the author's commitment to include contributions to Christian music from women, something of a trail-blazing task.
In the first volume, he outlines the chronology, artists, and issues from the genre's genesis as the Jesus movement, through its evolution into contemporary Christian music in the late 1970s, and musical developments up to the late 1980s, including the origins and rise of Calvary Chapel, the band Love Song, the record label Maranatha
Steve Bell, by contrast, has had a full-time Christian music ministry for the better part of two decades.
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Contemporary Christian music polarizes congregations, dominates the sound of Christian radio, and fuels an enormous industry.
We certainly don't want to put somebody in a Christian magazine that doesn't want to belong there,'' says Matthew Turner, the 29-year-old editor of the contemporary Christian music publication based in Nashville.
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radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in content related to faith, family and conservative values announced today a significant plan to enhance its commitment to Christian music on the Internet through its fast-growing Christian music Internet network.
19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Gospel Music Association (GMA) has announced the nominees for the 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards, and once again Trinity Broadcasting Network, the world's largest Christian broadcaster and America's favorite faith-and-family channel, will serve as the exclusive broadcast partner for the prestigious Gospel and Christian music honors.

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