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  Hymn Site of Lutheran Hymnal Com
It seems everyone has a favorite hymn, many will be found here, but our focus is on the hymns found in Lutheran hymnals, and until we gather all of those, we are not considering anything else.
We have original hymn arrangements for organ, and for brass quintet - presented in midi.
We also have our contemporary hymn section, where original arrangements traditional hymns are done in folk, country western and rock styles.
www.lutheran-hymnal.com   (465 words)

  Hymn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A hymn is a type of song, usually religious, specifically written for the purpose of praise, adoration or prayer, and typically addressed to a god or other religiously significant figure.
A writer of hymns is known as a hymnist or hymnodist, and the practice of singing hymns is called hymnody; the same word is used for the collectivity of hymns belonging to a particular denomination or period (e.g.
The Western tradition of hymnody begins with the Homeric Hymns, a collection of ancient Greek hymns, the oldest of which were written in the 7th century BCE in praise of the gods of Greek mythology.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hymn   (1410 words)

 Hymn (software) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The purpose of hymn, according to its author (who is currently anonymous for fear of legal proceedings), is to allow people to exercise their fair use rights under United States copyright law.
Hymn and JHymn will only function with iTunes clients previous to version 6.0, purchasing music with these older versions is still supported by Apple.
The hymn project is currently still working on a fix so that their software will work with iTunes clients 6.0 and later.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hymn_(software)   (302 words)

 hymn. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
This type of hymn, usually four-line stanzas in iambic tetrameter, was the basis of nearly all Christian hymnody until the 16th cent.
Notable Latin hymns are Corde natus ex parentis by Prudentius in the 4th cent., and Fortunatus’ 6th-century processionals, Vexilla regis and Pange lingua (whose meter was imitated in the Pange lingua of St. Thomas Aquinas).
The early Lutheran hymns were translations of Latin hymns, folksongs with new texts, often paraphrases of biblical verses or passages, or sometimes original melodies.
www.bartleby.com /65/hy/hymn.html   (628 words)

 Hymn (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A hymn is a song specifically written as a song of praise, adoration or prayer, see Hymn.
Hymn (poem) - A 7th century Anglo-Saxon poem by C├Ždmon, the earliest surviving piece of written literature in English.
Hymn - A song from Barclay James Harvest's 1977 album Gone to Earth.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hymn_(disambiguation)   (142 words)

 Calvin Institute of Christian Worship - Hymn Writing is Alive and Well
Natalie Sleeth\'s \“Hymn of Promise\” is so popular because it speaks to modern situations, such as people at funerals who don\'t understand a death but want to believe in a life to come.
A hymn by British pastor Andrew Pratt won honorable mention for this wonderful title and first line: “Lives are the currency spent in war's carnage” (scroll to fifth song).
Explore the stories behind songs and hymns such as “What a Friend We Have in Jesus,” “Precious Lord, Take My Hand,” and “I Can Only Imagine.” Watch a DVD of “How Green Was My Valley” to see and hear how hymn singing was woven into the lives of Welsh miners.
www.calvin.edu /worship/stories/hymn_writing.php   (3710 words)

hymn to the Delphic Apollo, later in distichs or in the refined lyric measures of Alcæus, Anacreon, and Pindar.
hymn." God is really praised in His saints and in all His works, and therefore a "praise of the saints" is also a "praise of God".
hymn in the broader sense comprises a great number of different poems, the classification of which is not mentioned by Saint Augustine and which is in reality first completely introduced in the "Analecta hymnica medii ævi" edited by Blume and Dreves.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/07595a.htm   (0 words)

 Hymn Manual
In 0.6.0+ versions of hymn, all of the meta data should be copied exactly as it was in the original song.
Secondly, hymn leaves the apple ID embedded in the output file, so anyone who shares the decoded files on P2P networks is bound to be prosecuted under copyright law.
I wrote hymn because I, on principal, disagree with DRM.
hymn-project.org /docs/hymn-manual.html   (0 words)

 Hymn Writers of the Church (all)
She was the author of many hymns, several of which have been widely used, as, for example, "There is a green hill far away." She died at Londonderry October 12, 1895.
Julian says: "Of his hymns four only are in the highest strain of jubilation, another four are bright and cheerful, and the remainder are very tender but exceedingly plaintive, sometimes even to sadness." The language of his hymns is smooth and simple, the thought is correct and sometimes very beautifully expressed.
It was in his house that Thomas Olivers wrote his justly famous and much-admired hymn, "The God of Abraham praise." He was an eminently useful man, and lived to a ripe old age, being ninety-eight years old when he died, in 1819.
www.ccel.org /ccel/nutter/hymnwriters.all.html   (3336 words)

 hymn on Encyclopedia.com
HYMN [hymn] song of praise, devotion, or thanksgiving, especially of a religious character (see also cantata).
Arthur Sullivan 's "Onward Christian Soldiers" (1871) is a well-known example of the martial hymn of the period.
The hymn in Moby-Dick: Melville's adaptation of Psalm 18.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/h1/hymn.asp   (1594 words)

 Hymn Backgrounds
This meaningful hymn was written by a frail Scottish, Presbyterian woman of the past century, who, despite her physical frailties, was known throughout her community for her helpful, cheery nature.
This hymn, written and published in 1833 in a hymnal entitled Christian Psalmody, is one of the finest from the early nineteenth century Romantic Era.
This hymn by Isaac Watts, labeled by the well-known theologian Matthew Arnold as the greatest hymn in the English language, was written in 1707 for use at a communion service conducted by Watts.
www.webedelic.com /church/hymns.htm   (1284 words)

 hymn -- decrypt iTunes and iPod music / unprotect AAC files (m4p --> m4a)
The purpose of the Hymn Project is to allow you to exercise your fair-use rights under copyright law.
The result of DRM combined with laws that outlaw circumvention of DRM (such as the DMCA) is that there is no longer clear protection for fair use in some countries.
Before using any of the software on this web site, you should be aware of the legal standing of DRM circumvention technology in your own country and make your own decision whether using Hymn Project software is right for you.
hymn-project.org   (0 words)

 Biography: German hymn-writers of the 1600's
One of the great treasures of the Christian church is its hymns, and one of the greatest contributions to that treasure is that of the early Lutheran writers, beginning with Martin Luther and reaching a peak with J.S.Bach.
It is a hymn about trust in God in time of trouble, and is based on a poem of Martin Luther which in turn is a metrical paraphrase of Psalm 37 ("Fret not yourself because of the evil-doer....
The hymn "Awake, my heart, and render," mentioned above, is often sung to a tune by a pupil of Melanchthon, Nicolaus Selnecker (1528-1592), Lutheran professor of theology at Leipzig, co-drafter of the Lutheran creedal statement called the Formula of Concord, who wrote words and music for many hymns.
cs.rowan.edu /~kilroy/JEK/10/24.html   (1823 words)

 Membership in The Hymn Society   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hymn Society members are increasingly aware of the need to promote the appreciation and use of hymns in our own worshipping communities.
The Hymn Society has something to offer everyone who is engages in the process of determining what and how a congregation will sing.
The Hymn Society helps those of you who lead worship to gain a broader knowledge and deeper understanding of the hymns and songs we sing.
www.bu.edu /sth/hymn/membership.htm   (382 words)

 Oremus Hymnal
This site will as well contain a number of contemporary hymn texts and tunes not widely published, in the hope that they may be discovered by the wider Church.
Hymns owned by the Jubilate Group have been removed at their request.
Hymnal editors have been editing the texts of hymns for centuries; some of these changes are included here; many are not.
www.oremus.org /hymnal   (493 words)

 Music Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
You are listening to a MIDI sequence of the communion hymn, "Lord Jesus Christ, Life-Giving Bread" as arranged by Tim Bode.
A hymn that acknowledges the communion of saints.
A hymn of harvest and thanksgiving by Julia C. Cory (1882-1963) set to the tune Kremser by A. Valerius (circa 1626).
home.earthlink.net /~timbode/music.htm   (802 words)

 Praise Hymn F.A.Q.
Praise Hymn Soundtracks are rerecorded by our producer and team of musicians and singers.
Praise Hymn only has permission from the copyright owners to print the lyrics on the print of the cassettes and CDs.
With over 1000 titles in the Praise Hymn family catalog, it would be very difficult for most stores to carry every title.
praisehymn.com /recording/pages/faq.html   (1622 words)

 History of the Marine Corps Hymn   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A serious attempt to trace the tune of the Marines' Hymn to its source is revealed in correspondence between Colonel A.S. McLemore, USMC, and Walter F. Smith, second leader of the Marine Band.
Smith, who replied: "Major Wallach is to be congratulated upon a wonderfully accurate musical memory, for the aria of the Marine Hymn is certainly to be found in the opera, 'Genevieve de Brabant'...The melody is not in the exact form of the Marine Hymn, but is undoubtedly the aria from which it was taken.
The Marines' Hymn has been sung and played in all of the four corners of the earth and today is recognized as one of the foremost service songs.
www.ala.usmc.mil /band/hymn/hymnhistory2.asp   (745 words)

 Melkite Greek Catholic Church Information Center Al Madaayeh / Acathist Hymn / Akathist Hymn / Hymn of the Akathistos
As one of the hymns declares: "By singing praise to your maternity, we exalt you as a spiritual temple, Theotokos.
The Akathist Hymn is chanted in four parts during Compline on the first four Fridays of Great Lent.
Acathist Hymn / Akathist Hymn / Hymn of the Akathistos / Al Madaayeh for Jubilee 2000 on December 8
www.mliles.com /melkite/acathist.shtml   (1080 words)

Homeric Hymns - Homeric Hymns, name applied to a body of 34 hexameter poems falsely attributed to Homer by the...
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Hymn of Apollo - The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelleyby Percy Bysshe Shelley Song of Proserpine While...
www.infoplease.com /ce6/ent/A0824750.html   (622 words)

 Hymnology: What is a hymn?
A Christian hymn is a lyric poem, reverently and devotionally conceived, which is designed to be sung and which expresses the worshipper's attitude toward God, or God's purposes in human life.
It was the poet, Alfred Lord Tennyson who said, “A good hymn is the most difficult thing in the world to write.” This statement highlights the nature of the hymn as one of the most rigorously limited types of literature.
Therefore, in the final analysis, the hymn represents a unique form of literary art, sustaining a relationship to poetry somewhat akin to that of prayer to prose.
www.smithcreekmusic.com /Hymnology/What.is.a.Hymn/What.is.a.hymn.html   (533 words)

 The Navy Hymn
The original words were written as a hymn by a schoolmaster and clergyman of the Church of England, the Rev. William Whiting.
This hymn is often used at funerals for personnel who served in or were associated with the Navy.
This hymn was also played as President John F. Kennedy's body was carried up the steps of the capitol to lie in state.
www.history.navy.mil /faqs/faq53-1.htm   (994 words)

 A Hymn of Grace: The Solid Rock   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It was with this background that Mote wrote the hymn we have today, "The Solid Rock." It was during his career as a cabinetmaker that the hymn came into being.
The hymn was published anonymously in several hymn collections before first being attributed to Mote in a collection of approximately 100 of his hymns published in 1837 (Hymns of Praise, A New Selection of Gospel Hymns, Combining All the Excellencies of our Spiritual Poets, with Many Originals).
This hymn, penned by the son of neglectful pubkeepers in London, has become one of the most beloved gospel hymns in the Church today.
www.faithalone.org /journal/1998i/Ward.html   (1217 words)

 Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary: Hymn Tune Archive
The Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary is a database and indexed archive of public-domain hymn tunes and chants in electronic formats including MIDI files, printable sheet music, and editable electronic musical scores, that have been donated to the Christian Classics Ethereal Library.
Compositions designed for performance to a human audience as part of formal worship: Anthems (which are through-composed, that is, contain different music for each stanza of the text) are an example; the Psalms (as presented in a regular cycle by a choir) are another.
All hymns are indexed by tune name (sometimes including multiple names for a tune), by author, arranger, or source (including multiple attributions), and by musical meter and incipit (the first few notes of the tune, encoded in two different ways.) I have provided partial numerical indexes to several common hymnals.
www.ccel.org /cceh   (812 words)

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It is sometimes called "The Crusaders' Hymn" because of a legend that it was sung by 12th century German crusaders as they made their journey to fight the Moslems in Palestine.
The hymn is indeed one of praise to the Lord in the morning.
Perhaps her best known hymn is "Jesus Saves." The tune (Grammata) was composed by Edmund Simon Lorenz, who was born at North Lawrence, near Canal Fulton, OH, in Stark County not far from Canton, on Juny 13, 1854, the son of missionary to German immigrants in Ohio.
www.defenderoftruth.com /page14.html   (17490 words)

 Oxford Scholarship Online: The English Hymn
This book, subtitled 'a critical and historical study', seeks to re-establish it as a form that deserves serious attention, and which should be taken into account in any attempt to revise the canon of literature.
There is a brief discussion of hymn theory, and of the relationship between words and music.
It establishes the English hymn as a form that is worthy of serious critical consideration, with a significance that takes it from being a part of church worship to being as valid a statement of human aspiration and emotion as other forms of literature can be.
www.oxfordscholarship.com /oso/public/content/religion/019827002X/toc.html   (331 words)

 Do Make Say Think: Winter Hymn Country Hymn Secret Hymn: Pitchfork Review   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A favorite example of mine is Blur's 13, which I've always heard as three "movements," for lack of a better term: the first third is boisterous and direct, the middle third is weird and obscure, and the final third is something of a meeting of the two, a sort of reconciliation of extremes.
In Winter Hymn Country Hymn Secret Hymn, Do Make Say Think have presented us with their best work yet, a varied and unpredictable album capable of imparting the chill of the winter and the warmth of celebratory joy to you without ever presenting you with a human voice.
The way the band breaks up the action makes the album equally digestible as a whole or in three discreet parts taken separately, which is especially nice when you're short on time to just sit and listen to the whole thing.
www.pitchforkmedia.com /record-reviews/d/do-make-say-think/winter-hymn-country-hymn-secret-hymn.shtml   (879 words)

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