Treasure No 64: The English Hymn (review)

Treasure No 64: The English Hymn (review) by Elizabeth Cosnett: An article from Bulletin 214, Winter 1998 The English Hymn: A Critical and Historical Study, by J R. Watson. Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1997. xi 4–552 pp. £65.00 (£48.00 to Hymn Society members using special order form with July Bulletin) he publication of this scholarly, thought-provoking and enormously enjoyable book is …

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 33: ‘100 Hymns for Today’—a Supplement to Hymns Ancient and Modern

Treasure No 33: ‘100 Hymns for Today’—a Supplement to Hymns Ancient and Modern by Alan Luff: An article from Bulletin 117, Autumn 1969 Clowes, 1969. he new supplement to Hymns Ancient and Modern will receive a very wary reception. It will be seen by some as being in the tradition of the First and Second Supplements that make up the …

Treasure No 10: Hymns on the Air

Treasure No 10: Hymns on the Air by the Rev. Cyril Taylor (Religious Broadcasting Department, B.B.C.): An article from Bulletin No. 41, October 1947 have been asked to review the field of hymn-singing on the air, and to say something about the criteria which govern the choice of hymns in religious broadcasts. As these programmes stand at the moment, no …

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 …