Tag Archives: Church of England

Music Notes | Feast of All Saints’ Day (Observed)

On 1 November the Western Church celebrates All Saints’ Day (in the Episcopal Church it may be observed on the Sunday following, in addition to its observance on the fixed date). The hymnody for this feast is, as one would … Continue reading

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Music Notes | Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost

Two of our hymns this Sunday were first published, in collections dealing with the Church year, in 1827, when hymn-singing was slowly beginning to find official support in the Church of England. ‘Bread of the world, in mercy broken’ [301] … Continue reading

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Music Notes | Second Sunday of Easter

The Hymnal 1982 is blessed with a sizeable collection of hymns for Eastertide. Several of them can fairly be called carols; among these is this week’s first hymn, ‘Good Christians all, rejoice and sing’ (205). The lively music – made so … Continue reading

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