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Belief and identity through the production of music in the Roman Catholic liturgy: an ethnography of La Sainte Famille Parish Unity's youth musical ensemble, Shaída

@inproceedings{Despres2006BeliefAI,
  title={Belief and identity through the production of music in the Roman Catholic liturgy: an ethnography of La Sainte Famille Parish Unity's youth musical ensemble, Sha{\'i}da},
  author={S. Després},
  year={2006}
}
  • S. Després
  • Published 2006
  • Art
  • Shalda is a musical ensemble created by Francophone New Brunswick youths aspiring to "liven up" the Roman Catholic liturgy with their singing and instruments (from violins to electric guitars and drum kits). The group, which typically figures 15-20 participants during a typical Sunday Obligation Mass and attracts parishioners from al1 over the province, has since 1998 attracted over I 00 members, mostly of Acadian descent. This thesis is an (auto)ethnography ofShalda. I explore members… CONTINUE READING