- Appalachia’s Lost Hymn: And Why Churches Should Still Be Singing It! -- "While in serving in Knoxville, Atkins shared his song throughout the city and soon, the hymn’s rich doctrinal statements were being heard in churches throughout East Tennessee."
- Contemporary or Traditional Music: Which is Right? -- "Hymns are designed specifically for worship...Contemporary music is designed for personal enjoyment."
- My Top “Ten” Favorite Choral Pieces -- "He gave me his card and asked me for my top ten recommended pieces. I worked at my assignment. There was just no way I could stop at ten."
- Norfolk Street Choir infuses dignity with a dose of music -- "Communal singing draws forth “beauty beyond ourselves that we get to see, get to participate in."
- Singing schools, shaped notes help all ages learn to sight-read music -- "First Baptist Church in Eupora just finished hosting a week-long singing school which Threet helped to lead. She explained that singing schools have always been a fixture in her life."
- Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Dismantles Church Music Studies -- "According to reports, the new president of SWBTS has eliminated all performance degrees and applied concentrations, organ, piano, conducting, voice, and instrumental studies."
- Why Hymnals? -- "If you DO use hymnals for congregational singing, why do you view them as a worthwhile means of leading your church in worship?"
- 6 Reasons We Don’t Need Song Leaders in Worship -- "We need to teach our congregations to sing, not just have someone with a mic singing at them."
- 6 Steps to Phasing Out the Song Leader, “Worship” Leader, or Lead Singer -- "Don’t talk unless giving necessary verbal instructions. You’re not the host. You’re not the cheerleader. You’re not supposed to be the center of attention."
- 15 Reasons We Should Still Be Using Hymnals -- "Hymnals actually teach music. We’re making less music than ever before."
Thursday, July 04, 2019
Appalachia’s Lost Hymn, and other music links
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