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  • noun Plural form of hymnal.

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Examples

  • In the hymnal we have Wagner but we also have Brahms (the academic festival overture’s hymn), and one doesn’t see those chaps a whole lot in hymnals — give me more of the latter and dispense with the great bombaster.

    Deliberations on O Holy Night « Unknowing

  • Things such as hymnals that they'll need regularly are ending up in members 'garages, but the inconvenience is worth it, Nagel said.

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  • Things such as hymnals that they'll need regularly are ending up in members 'garages, but the inconvenience is worth it, Nagel said.

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  • A rotund white-haired man in a sweater and dress slacks adjusts a music stand on the left side of the large raised platform at the front of the chapel, and leads the congregation in a melody drawn from the green hymnals scattered throughout the pew backs.

    American Grace

  • I hope that means that from here on out this will be included in the hymnals.

    Soul Men

  • Please open your hymnals to "Rubber Biscuit," page 487

    Soul Men

  • Many parishes starting using Parce Domine in recent years, partly because it is a remnant of chant that oddly survived in antiphon form within modern missalettes and hymnals in the Catholic world of today.

    Parce Domine

  • Here's what I mean: in spite of being well within reasonable range for a decent SATB choir, "Epiphany" is simultaneously too high and too low to get into hymnals.

    Star Search

  • Most any celebrant can appreciate the point of having people watch the procession and sing music that requires no hymnals rather than burying their heads in a missalette.

    The Mass Proper and the Role of the People

  • And yet, in the overwhelming number of parishes, the entrance music will be something else selected locally and by the music director or liturgy team, from one of the many published hymnals that not only fail to publish the chant for Pentecost but also exclude (or mutilate) basic people's hymns for Pentecost such as Veni Creator.

    The Sound of Pentecost

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