Nancy M Raabe
Books, Articles, Presentations

Rev Nancy M Raabe has shared her ideas through books, articles, and presentations.  This list is not all-inclusive.

 

 

 

BOOKS

 

Carl F Schalk: A Life in Song

Nancy M Raabe

A critical biography of the leading authority on Lutheran church music.  Anecdotes, interviews, and opinions about the hymns, liturgy, and worship life of the church.


In November 2015, Nancy Raabe received the Award of the Concordia Historical Institute recognizing the importance of this book in carrying forward the legacy of the Lutheran Church in this country.

 

Concordia Publishing   Catalog 992276   2013      EXCERPTS

KINDLE EDITION     RADIO INTERVIEW

 

 
 
One-Minute Devotions for the Church Musician, Cycle C

MorningStar Music   Catalog 90-47   2012

 

One-Minute Devotions for the Church Musician, Cycle B

MorningStar Music   Catalog 90-46   2011

 

One-Minute Devotions for the Church Musician, Cycle A

MorningStar Music   Catalog 90-45   2010










Reflections for the church musician on the scriptures designated for Revised Common Lectionary.  Choose Cycle A, B, and/or C.  Most useful as choir devotionals or as the musician's personal devotions.

 

REVIEWS



Alleluia!  In Thanksgiving for the Life of Walter R. Bouman

Nancy M Raabe  and  Ann M Haut, eds

A Gedenkschrift in celebration of Dr Bouman, on the tenth anniversary of his death.

 
Lutheran University Press  ISBN
9781942304111


PRESENTATIONS

 

Music for the Baptismal Rite

Nancy M Raabe, Featured Composer             INTRO

Institute for Liturgical Studies, Valparaiso University

Hymn, anthems, liturgical works to use in the service

April 2018

"A New Creation:  Preparing New Music for Your Parish"

Nancy M Raabe, Presenter

Panel, Good Shepherd Institute, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne IN

How the commissioning of hymns, anthems, and other new musical pieces can enhance worship.

November 2015

Church Music Institute, Shenandoah University Conservatory

Nancy M Raabe, Featured Clinician

"Hymnology and Faith Formation"
Hymns about Heaven
Humns about Death
Hymns about the Sacraments
Hymns about the Trinity
Hymns about Vocation and the Ministry

June 2013

"Listen, God is Calling (and Trending)"

Nancy M Raabe, Presenter

Workshop, Association of Lutheran Church Musicians, national conference

How the new world of communications has affected our understanding of ministry.  Tips and tools to faithfully discern which resources hinder us, which can help us, and which still need to be invented.

July 2013

Lectures in Church Music, Concordia University Chicago
Nancy M Raabe, Presenter

Workshop, "The Song of Proclamation:  Using the Lectionary to Guide the Music Used in Worship"

Banquet Speaker, "Listen, God is Calling (and Tweeting)"

Workshop, "The Composer's Voice in Hymntune Writing"

October 2012


"The Psalms in Our Worship Life:  Why We Can't Live Without Them"
Nancy M Raabe, Presenter

SynodFest, the Southern Ohio Synod of the ELCA.  Handout

A workshop that explored the indispensability of the Psalms in our spiritual lives, and in experiencing the fullness of the lectionary.

June 2012


"A Lutheran Requiem?  A Christian Funeral Liturgy"

Life Is Ours Eternally

Nancy M Raabe, presenter  Slides

Institute for Liturgical Studies, Valparaiso University

April 2010


"Breathing Life Into the Liturgy"

Empowering lay leaders to plan and lead vital, vibrant worship

Linda Kempke and Nancy Raabe, presenters

Trinity Lutheran Seminary Academy, Cleveland

February 2008


"Listening to Music Theologically"

Nancy M Raabe, presenter

Association of Lutheran Church Musicians,

Leadership Program for Musicians

July 2006


 

ARTICLES

 

"Genuine American:  The Music of Charles W. Ore"

in Charles W. Ore:  An American Original
Lutheran University Press, catalog 9781942304197, 2016  


"The Hymnal: Our Great Body of Song"

CrossAccent, Association of Lutheran Church Musicians, 2015  

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"Remembering Wilbur Held"

Essay, featured in The Wilbur Held Organ Collection:  A Centenary Edition, Morningstar Music, catalog 10-932, 2015  


"Dying and Living"

in Alleluia: In Thanksgiving for the Life of Walter R Bouman, Lutheran University Press, catalog 9781942304111, 2015  


"Worship Supplement 1969:  The Vatican II of Lutheran Worship?"

CrossAccent, Association of Lutheran Church Musicians, 2013  

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"Music of the Church:  An End to Division?"

Take Note column, CrossAccent, Association of Lutheran Church Musicians, 2013

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"Toward a Scripture-Based Theology of Death in Our Hymnody"

CrossAccent, Association of Lutheran Church Musicians, 2007  

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"Closing the Melodramatic Book on the Mahler 10th"

New York Times, Arts Section, Sunday April 15, 2001

"Mahler the Christian:  Mahler's Testament to the Abiding Unity of God and Nature"

New York Times, Arts Section page 1, Sunday August 1, 1999

 

"The Underlying Dimension in Mahler's Music"

Keynote, July 1985

 

"Tempo in Mahler as Recollected by Natalie Bauer-Lechner"

Performance Practice Review, Spring 1990

 

Nancy Raabe 2015
Rev Nancy M Raabe
Carl F Schalk, A Life in Song
November 2013, CTSFW
Nancy Raabe Book Signing, 2013
One-Minute Devotions for the Church Musician, Cycle C, MorningStar Music
One Minute Devotions Cycle C
One-Minute Devotions, Cycle B, MorningStar Music
One Minute Devotions Cycle B
One-Minute Devotions, cycle A
One Minute Devotions Cycle A
Bouman Alleluia
Alleluia for Walter R Bouman
2018 ILS
Intro, Music for Baptism Liturgy
2010 ILS
Slides, Life Is Ours, Eternally




















 

 

 

Click here for the concordance of Lutheran hymns among TLH, SBH, WS, LBW, and LW.  This was referenced in a recent article by Nancy Raabe in the ALCM Cross Accent.

 

 











 



Nancy M Raabe

Pastor, Church Musician

Madison WI