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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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The Psalmist and The Baptist Psalmody were important markers of the increasing denominational consciousness of Baptists in both the North and the South.
This territory lends itself particularly well to a form of writing which resorts to twilight effects and psalmody to compose oneiric atmospheres.
TAP) -- Religious Affairs Minister Ahmed Adhoum said, during the closing ceremony of the 15th Tunisia's International Quran Memorisation, Recitation and Psalmody Competition held on Friday at the Zaitouna mosque, that the State's support to this competition "is a proof of its will to support religion as a development factor as Islam encourages work, recommends friendship, mercy, solidarity and banishes separation.
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.
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".
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).
Among the aspects of the repertory which Marin highlights are the unusually comprehensive collection of Vespers psalmody (by Hernando Franco) preserved in MexC 11, and the updating during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries of the polyphonic hymn repertory to reflect the changes introduced (for example) in the Breviary of Urban VIII in 1632; prominent within this hymn repertory--and subject to revision for the reason just mentioned--are the hymn settings by Francisco Guerrero published in the Liber vesperarum of 1584.
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).