Moravian Soundscapes: A Sonic History of the Moravian Missions in Early Pennsylvania

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Product Details

Price
$22.00
Publisher
Indiana University Press
Publish Date
May 05, 2020
Pages
290
Dimensions
6.0 X 9.0 X 0.65 inches | 0.94 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780253047694

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About the Author

Sarah Eyerly is Associate Professor of Musicology and Director of the Early Music Program at the Florida State University.

Reviews

"Eyerly accomplishes what few scholars thought possible--creating a "sonic link" to early America and transporting us into the sensory and spiritual world that German-speaking Moravian missionaries and Native American Christians built and inhabited for a brief time in mid-eighteenth century Pennsylvania. Entering through the portal of her personal connections to this historical aural landscape, Eyerly's marvelous book and its compendium website transform readers into imaginative witnesses and embody a lost knowledge through digital methods, painstaking research, and a sensitive rendering of a place and time full of violence and hope. Moravian Soundscapes is an intellectual, auditory, and emotional revelation. "

--Dr. Patrick M. Erben, University of West Georgia