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psalmody

1. the act of singing psalms or hymns
2. the art or practice of the setting to music or singing of psalms
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For Benjamin Keach, the issue was partly over whether or not Baptists should sing in worship, but also about what material they should use, a feature that would reappear with the publication of The Psalmist and The Baptist Psalmody, The Broadman Hymnal, and the introduction of popular music styles in the late twentieth century.
This territory lends itself particularly well to a form of writing which resorts to twilight effects and psalmody to compose oneiric atmospheres.
In what follows, I shall show that biblical Psalmody, which is known to make extensive use of simple repetition in liturgical responses such as "Amen," "Halleluyah," "For His kindness lasts forever," (1) as well as poetic parallelism in verses which state the same idea in different words, also uses another technique.
(9) In her chapter on the Syriac massora, or system of accents, Ulrike-Rebekka Nieten posits that diacritical marks, likely written in texts for musical intonations for Syriac Psalmody or to guide readers in a particular melody, preserved the orality and poetic nature of Syriac biblical texts, making them essential in the study of Syriac biblical interpretation.
In plumbing the depths of this Collection, perhaps Glorias Dei Cantores' mission is most focused in their series of three CDs of American Psalmody. From 1998-2002 these recordings were made at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall (a venue steeped in American musical history), and the choir's home, The Church of the Transfiguration in Orleans, Massachusetts.
Formby addresses plain chant in three theologically characteristic treatises, The Catholic Christian's Guide to the Right Use of Christian Psalmody and of the Psalter (1846); The Plain Chant, The Image and Symbol of the Humanity of our Divine Redeemer and the Blessed Mary (1848); and The Roman Ritual and its Canto Fermo (1849).
Kerry McCarthy follows the trail of the music, beginning with Byrd's first forays into Latin psalmody, climaxing with his magisterial Gradualia (his mature homage to the Catholic liturgy he cherished), and closing with a postscript that includes a few last songs and instrumental works.
When the Virgin models psalmody in her appeal to God's mercy, she presents the audience with a more familiar and fruitful way of communicating with the divine.
On the same occasion, the Monarch handed Ahmed El Khaldi from Rabat the Mohammed VI international Award for Psalmody of the holy Quran, with memorization of five "ahzab".
She always read straight on, night after night, from year to year, history, psalmody, prophecy, genealogy; it was all the same to her" (OMR 25-26).
An alternative psalmody is Mary's song in Luke 1:46b--55.
(43) "The song is also known as Din Toyremit Got (a plea to God) since, according to tradition, on one RoshHashana (Jewish New Year), the Rabbi who was reputedly a champion of the poor,(44) began his psalmody by questioning Jehovah about the sufferinginflicted on his flock before singing words in praise of his name.