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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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Music Notes | Fourth Sunday of Advent

In each year of the modern three-year lectionary, the Fourth Sunday of Advent features an account from the pre-birth narrative of Our Lord: the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary to St Elizabeth; the dream of St Joseph explaining the … Continue reading

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Music Notes | Sixth Sunday After Pentecost

The Biblical Canticles – Psalm-like texts from books other than the Book of Psalms – have long formed a part of Morning and Evening Prayer. At the Reformation the Church of England eliminated a series of canticles used in rotation … Continue reading

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