Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2017

336 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190672232

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Singing the Rite to Belong

Ritual, Music, and the New Irish

Author Helen Phelan

Oxford Ritual Studies

  • Offers the first treatment of the music of new ritual communities in Ireland
  • Builds a new theory based on singing and argues that these characteristics make singing a potent medium for experiences of belonging
  • Blends rich theoretical discussion with personal narrative and experience