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Hymns For The Camp By
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Collection of 150 Hymns, published orginally in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1862 for use by the Confederate States Army.
Hymns For The Camp By Jeffrey Weaver
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Collection of 150 Hymns, published orginally in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1862 for use by the Confederate States Army.
The Hymns of Methodism By Henry Bett
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A history of the hymns of the early Methodist Church starting with the hymns of Charles Wesley.
The Hymns of Methodism By Henry Bett
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A history of the hymns of the early Methodist Church starting with the hymns of Charles Wesley.
Carol Lines to Hymn By John L. Hoh, Jr.
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Christmas is a special time of the year. The carols especially bring people together. Every professional singer releases a Christmas album and stand-bys are featured in most albums. This book looks... More > at carols old and new and meditates on the words of each carol. The emphasis is on the baby in Bethlehem's manger, the baby who came to redeem us from our sin. It also includes the four songs of Christmas--Mary's Song, Zechariah's Song, the Song of the Angels, and the Song of Simeon. These carols and meditations are part of the "To Hymn" series.< Less
Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark By J. C. (Jens Christian) Aaberg
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The Hymns of the Breviary and Missal By Rev. Matthew Britt
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This treasure edited by Fr. Matthew Britt, first published in 1922, is a magnificent and inspired work of scholarship in the history of Christian music. It assembles the texts to the hymns of the... More > Breviary and Roman Missal, with translations and commentary on who wrote the hymns and how they are used liturgically. The scope here is breathtaking, and many of the translations include both poetic renderings and literal renderings. Here is the foundation for Christian hymnody of the past and, possibly, the future. Many are familiar but many more are not. The music itself is not included but the songs are otherwise available in books published by Solesmes. The huge value added here is the historical scholarship, compilation, and translations.< Less
A New Book of Old Hymns By Veronica Brandt
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A collection of hymns focusing on chant, including a litany, rounds, antiphons, carols, for all seasons of the Church's year, plus Ordinaries of the Mass, Benediction and some English hymns. Chant... More > is newly typeset, not photocopied. English translations for each Latin hymn. Indexed for easy reference. This Fourth Edition updates the Prayer for the Pope with a new illustration of Pope Francis as well as lots of little improvements including the addition of a popular setting of Christus Vincit. There are lots of books of Gregorian chant out there, but only a few with English translations of all the text. This book puts the translation right up under the Latin to make it easy to pray with understanding. This book gives a window into the history of hymns. Many will recognise these hymns are still popular today in different arrangements. This is a book to browse and enjoy at your own pace.< Less
Pange Lingua: Breviary Hymns of Old Uses By Alan G. McDougall, Adrian Fortescue
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Introduction by Adrian Fortescue This very rare 1916 book of 122 pages offers English translations of some of the most beloved Latin hymns for all seasons. The translations by Alan McDougall are... More > truly beautiful. Though there is no music included (and that is readily available) this volume is especially useful for program notes for parishes. Also of enormous value is the 30-page introduction by Fortescue, which amounts to a short course on the history of Christian hymnody from the Apostolic Age to the 19th century.< Less
History of the Jews By HENRY MILMAN
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History of the Jews Henry Hart Milman, D.D., was born in London on February 10, 1791, died on September 24, 1868, and was buried in St. Paul's Cathedral, of which for the last nineteen years of his... More > life he was Dean. He was the youngest son of Sir Francis Milman, physician to George III, and was educated at Greenwich, Eton and Oxford. Although as a scholarly poet he had a considerable reputation, his literary fame rests chiefly on his fine historical works, of which fifteen volumes appeared, including the "History of the Jews," the "History of Christianity to the Abolition of Paganism in the Roman Empire," and the "History of Latin Christianity to the Pontificate of Nicholas V." The appearance of the "History of the Jews" in 1830 caused no small consternation among the orthodox, but among the Jews themselves it was exceptionally well received. Dean Milman wrote several hymns, including "Ride on, ride on in majesty," "When our heads are bowed in woe."< Less