Treasure No 56: Ten Golden Rules

Treasure No 56: Ten Golden Rules by John Bell: An article from Bulletin 185, Autumn 1990, for enabling the least confident of people to teach new songs to the most cynical of congregations Believe in the voice which God has given you. It is the voice of an apprentice angel. Believe in the voices God has given other people. Years …

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 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 …