hymnbook hymnbook

Definition(s):

  • (n) a songbook containing a collection of hymns

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Robert Shaw will star in the hymnbook version of Elmer Gantry, Sinclair Lewis' novel about a corrupt evangelist.

Quotes

  1. Hornsby calls his distinctive style a meld of jazz pianist "Bill Evans-meets-the hymnbook. I've always loved Bill's harmonic conception that comes out of Ravel and the French Impressionists, and I've been influenced by folk hymnal harmonies and...
    on Jun 14, 2007 By: Bruce Hornsby Source: Top40-Charts.com

  2. "Then one day (in early 2002), I think it was the anniversary of his mom's death, at any rate it was a day of some deep emotion for him, he came in and wanted to record gospel," Rubin remembers. "He had that hymnbook his mom had used to sing...
    on Dec 18, 2003 By: Rick Rubin Source: The Age

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