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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 | Third Sunday of Easter

The early Christian hymn ‘Gloria in excelsis Deo’ became a part of Morning Prayer on Sundays and other feasts in the  by the fourth century, a position it has retained in the Eastern Church. In the West, by contrast, it … Continue reading

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