hymnody


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hymnody

1. the composition or singing of hymns
2. hymns collectively
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Richardson, "7 Will Sing the Wondrous Story": A History of Baptist Hymnody in North America (Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 2008), 93-110.
More than 250 years after the first edition of the Psalter-Spiel, the well-known nineteenth-century Brethren antiquarian and historian, Abraham Harley Cassel (1820-1908) of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, mistakenly claimed the Inspirationists as the spiritual forbears of Brethren hymnody.
Music of the old Czech masters and that of Antonin Dvoiik became our first publications, along with our arrangements of the Czech hymnody.
If I am in a hurry I say "No" but truth to tell there are two things that occasionally cause a pang: first, the splendid tradition of Anglican hymnody, albeit by the time I left the Anglicans had so degraded their musical heritage (dropping hymns like "Onward Christian Soldiers" and "Dear Lord and Father of Mankind" because someone somewhere might take offence and rewriting almost all other hymns to conform to the prevailing demands of political correctness) that in reality the musical loss was minimal.
The result is an eclectic collection of essays that explores topics as diverse as the changing repertory of the Anglican choral anthem, the role of British hymnody in the colonization of Madagascar, and the impact of Darwinian thought on nineteenth-century theories about music's spiritual basis.
Through a discussion of hymnody, featuring Isaac Watts, LeMay describes and illustrates the great impact of hymns on Dickinson's poetry.
He is also the author of several books on Lutheran music and hymnody.
Formed two years ago by former Episcopalians, attendees at Newman Fellowship celebrate weekly communion, recite ancient liturgy, draw on the rich treasury of hymnody ranging from ancient to modern times, and sing Psalms to the plainsong tones and to Anglican chant.
The woodwind hymnody of the andante was delicious, the scherzo had as a highlight Peter Hill's timpani-work, both sensitive and telling, and the finale's precocious fugues were tactfully delivered.
Dr Hornby said: " "Hymn-writing doesn't stand still so the dictionary will endeavour to represent the best of new hymnody as well as incorporating new discoveries relating to older subjects.
For starters, many American churches now sing to the heavens with "praise choruses," which shatter the conventions of old-fashioned hymnody.
The National Chartist Hymn Book and Victorian Hymnody," Victorian Studies 54.