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song

(Encyclopedia) song, relatively brief, simple vocal composition, usually a setting of a poetic text, often strophic, for accompanied solo voice . The song literature of Western music embodies two broad ...

Song of Solomon

(Encyclopedia) Song of Solomon,   Song of Songs, or Canticles, book of the Bible, 22d in the order of the Authorized Version. Although traditionally ascribed to King Solomon, many scholars date i...

Jashar, Book of

(Encyclopedia) Jashar or Jasher, Book of both: jăsh´ər [key], lost Hebrew work, apparently a collection of songs celebrating national events. Fragments appear in the books of Joshua and Second S...

children's book illustration

(Encyclopedia) children's book illustration, any type of picture or decorative work produced for books specifically intended for a youthful audience. Beginnings of a Genre Among the first p...

book

(Encyclopedia) book. The word book has come to have many meanings, e.g., any collection of sheets of paper, wood, or other material sewn or bound together; a division of a written work (books of the Bi...

The Book of Song of Solomon

Song of Solomon Ch. 1: The song of songs, which is Solomon’s… Ch. 2: I am the rose of Sharon, and the lily of… Ch. 3: By night on my bed I sought him whom my soul… Ch. 4: Behold,…

art song

(Encyclopedia) art song: see song .

Song Ba

(Encyclopedia) Song Ba sông bä [key], river, c.200 mi (320 km) long, rising in the Annamese Cordillera, central S Vietnam, and flowing S past An Khe to Krong Pa, then SE past Son Hoa to the South China Sea...

folk song

(Encyclopedia) folk song, music of anonymous composition, transmitted orally. The theory that folk songs were originally group compositions has been modified in recent studies. These assume that the germ of a...