Treasure No 63: The Hymnologist’s Bookshelf

Treasure No 63: The Hymnologist’s Bookshelf by B. Massey: An article from Bulletin 211, Spring 1997 ack in Bulletin 142 (May 1978) we published, under this title, an article surveying the various books then available giving information about hymns, tunes, and their use. The article arose because members of the society were being asked ‘Where can I find information about …

Treasure No 58: John Wilson 1905–92

Treasure No 58: John Wilson 1905–92 by Alan Luff and B. Massey: An article from Bulletin 193, Autumn 1992 Vice-President of the Hymn Society of Great Britain and Ireland Fellow of the Hymn Society of America fter a long life lived to the full, John Wilson—to whom the world of hymnody owes more that it will probably ever know died …

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 …