hymnology


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hymnology

1. the study of hymn composition
2. another word for hymnody
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John Julian's original A Dictionary of Hymnology was first published in 1892, with a second edition in 1907.
Even traditional Christian hymnology has been replaced in certain circles by inferior songs with guitar accompaniment and, sometimes, hand gestures.
A retired high school English teacher and librarian, McKellar had a passion for choral music and was an expert in hymnology. He also wrote novels.
In the field of old Czech music research, Tomas Slavicky spoke on several edition projects and some results of interdisciplinary cooperation on the topic of the Czech hymnology. Pavel Kordik presented his work on the monograph on the late compositions by Miroslav Kabelac.
This cross-disciplinary study addresses cultural history, Chinese poetics, musicological assessments, hymnologists' biographies, and religious influences of Protestant hymnology during the last two centuries.
This caught my attention as hymnology, the study of hymns, is one of my great interests.
(20.) The "progress" of better(ing) failure is brought into play by the very title of Nohow On/ Worstward Ho: the textual trope of progress, grounded in the nineteenth-century language of combat, harks back to both (nineteenth-century) Christian hymnology ("Onward, Christian soldiers!") and the ideal of expansion inherent in the great exploration sagas.
During his research as Musical Editor of the forthcoming Dictionary of Hymnology, Prof Dibble discovered: "'While shepherds watched' was the first carol to cross over from secular traditions to the church.
Articles, companions, hymn and hymn tune studies, the journal of the Hymn Society in the United States and Canada called The Hymn, John Julian's Dictionary of Hymnology (1907), Louis Benson's The English Hymn (1915), dissertations, indices, and numerous similar studies and listings get at the topic that Music and Richardson are treating here, but they are either more general or more restricted.
Esther herself was a gifted teacher, first in the Manitoba public school system, later as professor of hymnology at the Mennonite Brethren Bible College.
This selection differs in being concentrated on one field of historical interest and one dear to Betjeman's heart, English hymnology. These radio talks reflected the poet's long love affair with English religion and the twenty-eight talks deal with a wide variety of hymn-writers, from Keble and the Tractarians to Isaac Watts, the Wesleys, Nonconformists and American writers but the main emphasis is on the Victorian era.
She writes that the Christian hymnology of Boris and Gleb propagated "the patriotic idea of the unity of the Russian [russkii] state" (381) or that the emotional impact of the Russian national anthem superseded the "official demagoguery" behind its institution (394).