Ancient and Modern Organ Edition: Hymns and Songs for Refreshing worship


by SCM Canterbury Press

Ancient and Modern Organ Edition: Hymns and Songs for Refreshing worship
Publication date: 2014-07-25
Number of pages: 896
ISBN: 9781848257030
The world’s most famous hymn book has undergone a complete revision and now offers the broadest ever range of traditional hymns and the best from today’s composers and hymn/song writers. 150 years since its first publication and after sales of 170 million copies, this brand new edition contains over 840 items, ranging from the Psalms to John Bell, Bernadette Farrell and Stuart Townend.

The guiding principles behind this collection are:
• congregational singability
• biblical and theological richness
• musical excellence
• liturgical versatility
• relevance to today’s worship styles and to today’s concerns

New features include added provision for all the seasons of the Church year, new items for carol services and other popular occasions where the repertoire is in need of refreshing, more choices for all-age worship, fresh translations of some ancient hymnody, beautiful new tunes, short songs and chants – alleluias, kyries, blessings etc. and music from the world church.

A full range of indexes (including biblical and thematic) and a helpful guide to choosing hymns for every occasion will help to make Ancient & Modern the premier hymn collection of choice.

This is the Organ edition. 2 volume set. 193713 SCM Canterbury Press, Tim Ruffer, Anne Harrison, Sir John Barnard, Gordon Giles
Printed version available
$239.95

Forthcoming: Order it now. This product will be available on the 2014/07/25.


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