Singing the Faith: Living the Lutheran Musical Heritage
A great new resource is now available from the Good Shepherd Institute in Fort Wayne, Indiana Singing the Faith: Living the Lutheran Musical Heritage.
Here is the press release from the seminary
Theological Seminary’s Good Shepherd Institute of Pastoral Theology and
Sacred Music announces the release of an 80-minute DVD with Dolby
Surround Stereo called: Singing the Faith – Living the Lutheran Musical
Heritage. This is a four-week study that tells the history of Lutheran
congregational song and is viewable in four 20-minute segments or as a
play all video. This teaching aid includes a 32 page teacher’s guide
and reproducible classroom handouts.
The course is taught by
Christopher Boyd Brown (Boston University, School of Theology), Kevin
J. Hildebrand (Concordia Theological Seminary), Martin Jean (Yale
UniversityInstitute of Sacred Music), Robin Leaver (Westminster Choir
College), Richard C. Resch (Concordia Theological Seminary), Carl F.
Schalk (Concordia University Chicago), Stephen P. Starke (St. John
Lutheran Church, Bay City, Michigan), and Daniel Zager (Eastman School
of Music). The DVD features congregational singing in many settings as
well asperformances by Martin Jean; The Bach Vesper Choir of Holy
Trinity Lutheran Church, New York City with Rick Erickson as Cantor;
and Craig Cramer from The University of Notre Dame. Glorious artwork
from all over the world accompanies the story.
The DVD package may be
purchased from the Seminary Bookstore or directly from Concordia
Publishing House’s web site or by calling 1-800-325-3040.
The product number is 99-2260 and is listed at $24.95.
All proceeds will benefit The Good Shepherd Institute of Pastoral Theologyand Sacred Music.