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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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