Religious music

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In contrast to secular music , sacred music or religious music is used to describe music that is composed or played for religious occasions or with a religious influence. In Christianity this particularly includes church music . B. Buddhist music .

In the ethnic religions , sacred music is a means of connecting with the gods. A magical evocation is supposed to be effected through singing and ritual dances .

In most religions, singing together is intended to convey a sense of community and convey religious content, especially when celebrating religious ceremonies .

See also


  • Christian chants for promoting pious minds and walks and for use in public and domestic worship . Eyrich, Elberfeld 1805 digitized

Individual evidence

  1. Definition of the term sacred music , accessed on November 18, 2018