- American Harmony -- "American Harmony—the ultimate shape-note tunebook, with 176 pieces, 100 illustrations, and a leading scholar's commentary."
- Center for Hymnological Research -- "The Center for Hymnological Research is on online database of rare hymnals and tunebooks found in the Martin Music Library of the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Library." (Contains links to scans of these books)
- Compositions Designed to Improve Sight Singing in Junior High School -- "The purpose of this study was to identify certain aspects related to sight singing which tend to cause difficulty in teaching junior high school students and to suggest exercises that might be used to aid in overcoming these difficulties."
- Country Baptist Church Song Quiz -- "How much do you know about gospel music?"
- DNA yields long-awaited answers in 1976 slaying of Righteous Brothers singer's ex -- "It’s just nice to be able to close the book on this."
- Finding Our Voice: Why the Decline of Congregational Singing Matters–and How to Fix It -- "About half of white evangelicals attend a church that uses multimedia screens during services, according to the Public Religion Research Institute."
- Fixated on A capella Hymns -- "I suspect that 95% of my dear readers will not enjoy, explore, pursue this music; there is no accounting for taste. But I know there are a few of you who will become as fixated as I have become."
- How Well Do You Know Your Hymns? (A Quiz) -- "So how well do you know your hymns and their authors? This little quiz is designed to find out!"
- King Crimson and Asia frontman John Wetton dies aged 67 -- "Wetton was best known for appearing in a number of bands in the 1970s and 1980s, including Uriah Heep and Roxy Music."
- The History of Christianity in 25 Objects: Olney Hymns -- "The final version of Olney Hymns incorporated 348 hymns with 66 or 67 attributed to Cowper and the remainder to Newton."
- The Sovereign Grace/Getty Music Question -- "The fundamentalist leaders began promoting the songs because they were encouraged that their young people were attracted to such relatively strong hymns."
Saturday, February 18, 2017
American Harmony, and other music links
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