Treasure No 54: Copyright in Relation to Hymnody

Treasure No 54: Copyright in Relation to Hymnody by Bernard Braley: An article from Bulletin 179, Spring 1989 The purpose of copyright opyright serves to ensure that a text is not altered without permission. A writer may have wrestled for many hours over a single word or musical phrase or harmony. Copyright ensures that an author or composer is rewarded …

Treasure No 53: English and German Hymnody, Imports and Exports

Treasure No 53: English and German Hymnody, Imports and Exports by Robin Leaver: An article from Bulletin 177, Autumn 1988 anguage barriers are very real. It is not simply that different languages have different words for the same objects, but they also have different sounds, different rhythmical stresses, and different grammatical structures. There are thus enormous problems when one wishes …

Treasure No 52: Barratt, His Successors and the Quality of Faith

Treasure No 52: Barratt, His Successors and the Quality of Faith by Alan Gaunt: An article from Bulletin 173, Autumn 1987 he first ‘official’ Congregational hymn-book was published in 1836. Its publication had been delayed until agreement was reached on whether or not to include the hymns of Isaac Watts in the same volume. The book was published, in the …

Treasure No 49: The Hymn Tunes of Elgar and Holst

Treasure No 49: The Hymn Tunes of Elgar and Holst by B. Massey: An article from Bulletin 160, Summer 1984 ate laid a heavy hand on English music in the year 1934. Within less than four months death claimed three major figures: Delius, Elgar and Holst. Delius had no impact on the world of hymnody—he would no doubt have been …

Treasure No 48: Pastoral Revision of Hymns

Treasure No 48: Pastoral Revision of Hymns by Michael Perry: An article from Bulletin 156, Winter 1983 (This is a shortened and revised version of a lecture given at our 1982 Conference. Mr Perry is rector of Eversley, Hants., and a member of the words committee responsible for Hymns for Today’s Church (Hodder and Stoughton, 1982), a review of which …

Treasure No 47: I Vow To Thee My Country

Treasure No 47: I Vow To Thee My Country by Eric James, Canon Residentiary of St Albans: An article from Bulletin 153, Winter 1982 nvited to preach at Evensong at St Paul’s Cathedral on the Sunday before the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer, I decided to take as my subject the hymn Lady Diana had chosen, ‘I …