The Resource Stories behind the best-loved songs of Christmas, (ebook)

Stories behind the best-loved songs of Christmas, (ebook)

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Stories behind the best-loved songs of Christmas
Title
Stories behind the best-loved songs of Christmas
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Behind the Christmas songs we love to sing lie fascinating stories that will enrich your holiday celebration. Taking you inside the nativity of over thirty favorite songs and carols, Ace Collins introduces you to people you've never met, stories you've never heard, and meanings you'd never have imagined. The next time you and your family sing "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen," you'll have a new understanding of its message and popular roots. You'll discover how "Angels from the Realms of Glory," with its sublime lyrics and profound theology, helped usher in a quiet revolution in worship. You'll learn the strange history of the haunting and powerful "O Holy Night," including the song's surprising place in the history of modern communications. And you'll step inside the life of Mark Lowry and find out how he came to pen the words to the contemporary classic "Mary, Did You Know?"Still other songs such as "O Come, O Come, Emmanuel" trace back to mysterious origins--to ninth-century monks, nameless clergy, and unknown commoners of ages past. Joining hands with such modern favorites as "White Christmas" and "The Christmas Song," they are part of the legacy of inspiration, faith, tears, love, and spiritual joy that is Christmas. From the rollicking appeal of "Jingle Bells" to the tranquil beauty of "Silent Night," the great songs of Christmas contain messages of peace, hope, and truth. Each in its own way expresses a facet of God's heart and celebrates the birth of his greatest gift to the world--Jesus, the most wonderful Christmas Song of all
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Collins, Ace
Dewey number
264/.23
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Carols, English
  • Popular music
  • Christmas music
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Stories behind the best-loved songs of Christmas, (ebook)
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Distribution
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780310873877
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(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12148473
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12148473
System control number
MWT12148473
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Stories behind the best-loved songs of Christmas, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780310873877
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12148473
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12148473
System control number
MWT12148473
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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