The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.76: Spring 2018

Secretary’s Newsletter 76 Spring 2018

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.76: Spring 2018 From the Secretary: Revd Robert A. Canham Windrush Braithwaite KESWICK CA12 5SZ Phone: 017687 78054 Email: Please see our Contact page GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) Enclosed with this mailing is a paper with information about GDPR on one side and a Consent Form for completion on the other. This is a new legal …

Treasure No 19: Hymns and Youth

Treasure No 19: Hymns and Youth by Erik Routley: An article from Bulletin 71, Spring 1955 must begin these observations by asking my reader’s pardon for a very offensive title. If there be any to whom the generic use of the word ‘youth’ brings occasion for a sigh or a snort, I assure him that it brings it equally to …

Treasure No 15: Joseph Hart, 1712–1768

Treasure No 15: Joseph Hart, 1712–1768 by Erik Routley: An article from Bulletin 54, January 1951 was fortunate enough recently to pick up a copy of the seventh edition of the Hymns etc. Composed on various subjects by J. Hart. The volume is undated, but it is a reprint of the third edition, which includes (what is much to our …

Treasure No 13: “Julian”

Treasure No 13: “Julian” by Erik Routley: An article from Bulletin No. 48, July 1949 What is Julian? he year 1891 was a great year for hymnology; you might say that in that year hymnology graduated from the status of a hobby to that of a science, for it was in that year that the house of John Murray published …

Treasure No 12: Victorian Hymn-Composers III – Henry John Gauntlett, 1805-76

Treasure No 12: Victorian Hymn-Composers III – Henry John Gauntlett, 1805-76 by Erik Routley: An article from Bulletin No. 46, January 1949 his survey of eminent Victorians in the field of hymn-composition has so far taken us to the Cathedral and the Parish-church of Anglicanism. Here, however, we encounter that weighty if somewhat unreliable influence, the singing Free Church. Gauntlett …

Treasure No 9: ‘English Hymnal’ and ‘Ancient and Modern’

Treasure No 9: ‘English Hymnal’ and ‘Ancient and Modern’ by Erik Routley: An article from Bulletin No. 38, January 1947 brief correspondence has appeared in the columns of The Musical Times for September, October, and November, 1946, under the general heading of “Hymn Tunes,” but dealing in fact with the rival merits of The English Hymnal and Hymns Ancient and …

Treasure No 7: The Hymnal 1940

Treasure No 7: The Hymnal 1940 by Erik Routley: An article from Bulletin No. 34, January 1946 he full title of The Hymnal, of which some account is to be given here, is “The Hymnal of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America.” The date “1940” which appears on the title-page is the date when the General …