hymnody hymnody

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of singing psalms or hymns

Usage(s):

  1. The music is composed in an utterly personal style that blends pop, gospel and classical influences; the lyrics weave together Greek mythology and Christian hymnody to complex .
  2. Luther revised the Latin liturgy and translated it into German, allowing the laity to receive the consecrated wine as well as the Host, substituting a new popular hymnody for .
  3. The committee is unlikely, however, to alter the words of Charles Wesley, the 18th century patriarch of Methodist hymnody, even though some of his most durable lines lapse into .

News

  • American music animates Ojai North

    American music animates Ojai North (Michael Tilson Thomas, who has often taken up the same thread, favors a wider and more eclectic mix.) And the interplay among the three - Ives with his crusty brand of nostalgia, Harrison with his devotion to melody and the various worlds of Asian music, and Cowell with his hymnody and Irish folk strains - proved as compelling as the performances themselves ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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