Dalcroze-inspired activities at Oak Tree care home for the elderly as interaction rituals: an ethnography
Liesl van der Merwe, Catrien Wentink, and Janelize van der Merwe, North-West University, South Africa
Keywords: Dalcroze; musicing, interaction rituals, older adults, community music, ethnography
Rev. Prof. June Boyce-Tillman
SPACE FOR PEACE
I have been engaged in Interfaith dialogue since 1986. I created Space for Peace to show how dignity in the area of spirituality can be given musically.
8:00 – 9:00
wE WHO SING, PRAY TWICE
“We who sing, pray twice” has been running for seven years, as standalone events, learning simple sacred rounds and
chants in four-part harmony followed by silence to pray or meditate.
SEASONAL RITUALISED SINGING CELEBRATIONS
A reflection on the Wheel of the Year Events taking place in Richmond Upon Thames
cREATE IN ME A CLEAN HEART, O GOD
Stories church members and participants told about their Taizé-style service experience
Hetta Potgieter, Post-65 Research, North-West University, South Africa
Keywords: Ecumenisms, meditative, spirituality, worship, Dutch Reformed Church
BECAUSE I COULD NOT STOP FOR DEATH
Electronic composition as a mourning and healing ritual
Chris van Rhyn, Research Director MASARA, North-West University, South Africa
Keywords: electronic composition, Emily Dickenson, mourning, Jung, ritual, musique concrete
HOPE AND TEACHING MUSIC: RITUALS OF HOME DURING DISPLACEMENT
Waldo Weyer, Associate Professor, North-West University, South AfricaThis offers a perspective on how modern society has changed the ways in which music as a phenomenon is perceived, experienced, taught, studied, and performed.
MUSICAL COMPOSITION AND MYSTICAL SPIRITUALITY
By Brian Inglis
This book chapter in Enlivening Faith draws comparisons between aspects of mystical spirituality and compositional procedures and outputs. It discusses a number of compositions utilising spiritual intentions, processes or potential by Hildegard von Bingen, François Couperin, Arvo Pärt, Peter Maxwell Davies and Inglis himself.