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 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 27: What Shall They Sing

Treasure No 27: What Shall They Sing by J. T. Slater, of Slough Grammar School: An article from Bulletin 100, Spring 1964 (This article, which we reprint by kind permission of the Editor of the Bulletin of the University of Leeds Institute of Education, appeared in that journal in November, 1961. With so much new interest in hymns as a …

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 …