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Fifth Avenue Famous.

Fifth Avenue Famous

Salvatore Basile

Fordham University Press

2546 Belmont Avenue, University Box L, Bronx, NY 10458-5172

9780823231874, $29.95

Fifth Avenue Famous: The Extraordinary Story of Music at St Patrick's Cathedral offers a fine history of one of the most important churches in New York City, blending in a history of church music as a whole and telling of singers, music directors, and emerging religious trends and technological changes alike. The stories here offer an in-depth look at the history, choral music and evolution of music at St. Patrick's and makes for a fine collection documenting the cathedral's evolution and importance--a 'must' for any New York or spirituality or music shelf.

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Publication:California Bookwatch
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Date:Aug 1, 2010
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