Saturday, October 06, 2018

3 Ways Hymn Meters, and other music links

The posting of links does not constitute an endorsement of the sites linked, and not necessarily even agreement with the specific posts linked.
  • 3 Ways Hymn Meters Provide Meaning -- "The [limerick] form itself is so ideal for light or humorous topics that it makes the crucifixion seem flippant."
  • A Worship Catechism -- "1. What is the great priority and purpose of man? Man’s great priority and purpose is to love God with his entire being: heart, soul, mind and strength."
  • CD Hindsight Review: Blessed Assurance – The New Hymns Of Fanny Crosby -- "Sadly, Blessed Assurance: The New Hymns Of Fanny Crosby is mostly a forgettable collection when it comes to the actual music."
  • CD Review: Various Artists – Fanny Crosby/Newly Discovered Hymns & Songs -- "One stylistic surprise on the CD is “The Isles Of The Deep,” which features an a cappella performance by Triumphant. Another stylistic departure is the convention-style “A Crown Of Life” by the Mylon Hayes Family."
  • George Forbis Passes Away -- "...the original tenor vocalist of The Dixie Echoes, passed away late yesterday following a lengthy battle with dementia."
  • How Poetry Forms Us -- "Singing both helps us express right affections to God in response to God’s character and works, and it also helps to form those affections when we make present through the art realities that are past, present, and future."
  • How Singing Forms Us -- "...good hymns help us to express the affections of our hearts in response to God’s character and works, which brings him great glory he deserves..."
  • On Earth as It Is in Heaven: A Biblical Theology of Worship -- "By the end of the Old Testament, we’re left hoping for a son of God who will worship God perfectly, and who will then lead his bride in pure worship of the one true God."
  • Peggy Sue dies at age 78 -- "Buddy Holly tagged her in the love ballad “Peggy Sue,” but she wasn’t Buddy’s love. She was in a relationship with Jerry Allison, the drummer of the Crickets."
  • Shape Note Song "Pinckney Township" -- "Recorded at the 33rd Annual Missouri State Sacred Harp Convention, held at St. John's United Church of Christ, Pinckney Township, Missouri, on March 10-11, 2017"
  • Singing as a Response and Witness -- "According to David, this singing is not supposed to take place just in isolated conclaves of God’s people."

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