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- n. Plural form of hymn.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hymn.
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It contains a number of English and Latin hymns, while also containing Latin chant settings for the Ordinary.
He was too a devoted student of hymnody, metre and of the ancient Latin hymns of the Church which he edited for the use of his congregation at St. Hugh a very attractive volume.
This is what happens when choosing music for Mass is reduced to selecting hymns from a list.
I must say that it brings me great joy to read that the issue of the privatization of prayers and hymns is becoming a source of controversy.
Especially he cursed the phonograph that in the cool twilights ground out gospel hymns from the deck of the Rattler.
The presence of the first and fourth scale degrees push it past the basic V-I found in hymns, but its resolute diatonicism keeps it from sounding like straight-up jazz.
They are currently recording an album of classic hymns from the Latin Mass but you can find them on their website and even on youtube If you like what you hear it would be great if you could help them become better known to the public by mentioning them in one of your blog posts one day.
The translator of this Christmas hymn has, however, been a notable exception; choosing from Gerhardt's discursive strophes the most significant ideas, he has developed a poem of seven stanzas superior to most contemporary hymns from the German.
Cox, Frances Elizabeth, born at Oxford, well known as the translator of hymns from the German.
With such influences as we have mentioned the more recent collections have evidenced an improved standard of taste, and there has been a larger and more liberal admission of good hymns from the German.
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