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A subcategory of [[:Category:choral music|Choral music]] consisting of choral works which have been composed or performed either for religious use or through religious influence. The other main category of choral music is [[:Category:Secular music|Secular music]]. There is much gray area between these two broad categories of Choral music. Furthermore, the subcategories of Sacred music (listed below) frequently overlap.  For example, "Jesu, meine Freude" is the text of a Chorale (from the German "Choral" which means nothing more than "hymn"), hence also a Hymn, and subsequently a Bach Motet.    
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A subcategory of [[:Category:Sheet music|sheet music]] consisting of works which have been composed or performed either for religious use or through religious influence. The other main category of choral music is [[:Category:Secular music|Secular music]]. There is much gray area between these two broad categories of music. Furthermore, the subcategories of Sacred music (listed below) frequently overlap.  For example, "Jesu, meine Freude" is the text of a Chorale (from the German "Choral" which means nothing more than "hymn"), hence also a Hymn, and subsequently a Bach Motet.  
  
 
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==Subcategories==
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[[Category:Musical genres| Sacred music]]
 
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[[Category:Sheet music| Sacred music]]
* [[:Category:Anthems|Anthems]]
 
* [[:Category:Antiphons|Antiphons]]
 
* [[:Category:Canons|Canons]]
 
* [[:Category:Cantatas|Cantatas]]
 
* [[:Category:Carols|Carols]]
 
* [[:Category:Chants|Chants]]
 
* [[:Category:Chorales|Chorales]]
 
* [[:Category:Communion Services|Communion Services]]
 
* [[:Category:Evening Canticles|Evening Canticles]]
 
* [[:Category:Hymns|Hymns]]
 
* [[:Category:Masses|Masses]]
 
* [[:Category:Morning Canticles|Morning Canticles]]
 
* [[:Category:Motets|Motets]]
 
* [[:Category:Oratorios|Oratorios]]
 
* [[:Category:Shape Notes|Shape Notes]]
 
* [[:Category:Sprituals|Spirituals]]
 
 
 
[[Category:Sheet music]]
 

Latest revision as of 04:07, 10 November 2009

See also Category:Sacred music by season.

A subcategory of sheet music consisting of works which have been composed or performed either for religious use or through religious influence. The other main category of choral music is Secular music. There is much gray area between these two broad categories of music. Furthermore, the subcategories of Sacred music (listed below) frequently overlap. For example, "Jesu, meine Freude" is the text of a Chorale (from the German "Choral" which means nothing more than "hymn"), hence also a Hymn, and subsequently a Bach Motet.

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