WEFOUNDPsalms and Hymns for the Use of the First General Assembly of the Re-United Presbyterian Church, in the United States of America: Held in the First ... Pa., May 19th, 1870 (Classic Reprint)


A hymn is a type of song , usually religious , specifically written for the purpose of adoration or prayer , and typically addressed to a deity or deities, or to a prominent figure or personification . The word hymn derives from Greek ὕμνος ( hymnos ), which means "a song of praise". A writer of hymns is known as a hymnodist . The singing or composition of hymns is called hymnody . Collections of hymns are known as hymnals or hymn books. Hymns may or may not include instrumental accompaniment.

Although most familiar to speakers of English in the context of Christianity , hymns are also a fixture of other world religions , especially on the Indian subcontinent. Hymns also survive from antiquity, especially from Egyptian and Greek cultures. Some of the oldest surviving examples of notated music are hymns with Greek texts.

Ancient hymns include the Egyptian Great Hymn to the Aten , composed by Pharaoh Akhenaten ; the Hurrian Hymn to Nikkal ; the Vedas , a collection of hymns in the tradition of Hinduism ; and the Psalms , a collection of songs from Judaism . 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 BC, praising deities of the ancient Greek religions . Surviving from the 3rd century BC is a collection of six literary hymns ( Ὕμνοι ) by the Alexandrian poet Callimachus .

A hymn is a type of song , usually religious , specifically written for the purpose of adoration or prayer , and typically addressed to a deity or deities, or to a prominent figure or personification . The word hymn derives from Greek ὕμνος ( hymnos ), which means "a song of praise". A writer of hymns is known as a hymnodist . The singing or composition of hymns is called hymnody . Collections of hymns are known as hymnals or hymn books. Hymns may or may not include instrumental accompaniment.

Although most familiar to speakers of English in the context of Christianity , hymns are also a fixture of other world religions , especially on the Indian subcontinent. Hymns also survive from antiquity, especially from Egyptian and Greek cultures. Some of the oldest surviving examples of notated music are hymns with Greek texts.

Ancient hymns include the Egyptian Great Hymn to the Aten , composed by Pharaoh Akhenaten ; the Hurrian Hymn to Nikkal ; the Vedas , a collection of hymns in the tradition of Hinduism ; and the Psalms , a collection of songs from Judaism . 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 BC, praising deities of the ancient Greek religions . Surviving from the 3rd century BC is a collection of six literary hymns ( Ὕμνοι ) by the Alexandrian poet Callimachus .

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A hymn is a type of song , usually religious , specifically written for the purpose of adoration or prayer , and typically addressed to a deity or deities, or to a prominent figure or personification . The word hymn derives from Greek ὕμνος ( hymnos ), which means "a song of praise". A writer of hymns is known as a hymnodist . The singing or composition of hymns is called hymnody . Collections of hymns are known as hymnals or hymn books. Hymns may or may not include instrumental accompaniment.

Although most familiar to speakers of English in the context of Christianity , hymns are also a fixture of other world religions , especially on the Indian subcontinent. Hymns also survive from antiquity, especially from Egyptian and Greek cultures. Some of the oldest surviving examples of notated music are hymns with Greek texts.

Ancient hymns include the Egyptian Great Hymn to the Aten , composed by Pharaoh Akhenaten ; the Hurrian Hymn to Nikkal ; the Vedas , a collection of hymns in the tradition of Hinduism ; and the Psalms , a collection of songs from Judaism . 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 BC, praising deities of the ancient Greek religions . Surviving from the 3rd century BC is a collection of six literary hymns ( Ὕμνοι ) by the Alexandrian poet Callimachus .

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The automatic organist is a help to any church wishing to have traditional reverent worship but lacking a pianist to play the hymn tunes.

A new software version of George, the automatic MIDI accompanist, is now available as a free download for PC, and is capable of playing hymns and choruses on most keyboards.

The software includes all the hymn tunes in Psalms & Hymns of Reformed Worship (including supplement), and all the choruses and hymns in Our Own Hymnbook for Sunday Schools . This selection of tunes overlaps considerably with other traditional tunebooks, making the system useful for many churches using a variety of hymnbooks.

In two of Paul’s letters in the New Testament he instructs the church on what we are to sing together in worship. In Ephesians 5:19 and Colossians 3:16 he lists three terms related to music. We are to speak and teach and admonish one another in “psalms, hymns and spiritual songs.”

So what are psalms, hymns and spiritual songs ? What comes into your mind—or into your ear—when you read those verses? Was Paul just stacking up terms as synonyms for music ? Was he using terms that were only limited to the 150 psalms in the Psalter? Scholars and theologians have debated the precise meanings.

When we see psalm we may think of music like All People That on Earth Do Dwell , Psalm 100 set to the familiar tune of the Doxology. Or we might call to mind the beautiful metrical psalmody of the Reformation.

English hymnals have been important to worshipers for 400 years, since the days of Isaac Watts. However, even in a genre this old, hymnals continue to evolve. Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs is … read more...

Colossians 3:16 identifies two main purposes for the hymns that we sing in the assembly. First, those hymns must be useful for teaching and admonishing other brethren. Second, they must be useful … read more...

Enjoy some of these samples of hymns written by the one or more of the editors of the new hymnal. Exalted How Long Till The Morning The Rock of My Heart Savior and … read more...

A hymn is a type of song , usually religious , specifically written for the purpose of adoration or prayer , and typically addressed to a deity or deities, or to a prominent figure or personification . The word hymn derives from Greek ὕμνος ( hymnos ), which means "a song of praise". A writer of hymns is known as a hymnodist . The singing or composition of hymns is called hymnody . Collections of hymns are known as hymnals or hymn books. Hymns may or may not include instrumental accompaniment.

Although most familiar to speakers of English in the context of Christianity , hymns are also a fixture of other world religions , especially on the Indian subcontinent. Hymns also survive from antiquity, especially from Egyptian and Greek cultures. Some of the oldest surviving examples of notated music are hymns with Greek texts.

Ancient hymns include the Egyptian Great Hymn to the Aten , composed by Pharaoh Akhenaten ; the Hurrian Hymn to Nikkal ; the Vedas , a collection of hymns in the tradition of Hinduism ; and the Psalms , a collection of songs from Judaism . 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 BC, praising deities of the ancient Greek religions . Surviving from the 3rd century BC is a collection of six literary hymns ( Ὕμνοι ) by the Alexandrian poet Callimachus .

Для использования нашего нового интерфейса поиска требуется JavaScript. Включите JavaScript в браузере и повторите попытку .

The automatic organist is a help to any church wishing to have traditional reverent worship but lacking a pianist to play the hymn tunes.

A new software version of George, the automatic MIDI accompanist, is now available as a free download for PC, and is capable of playing hymns and choruses on most keyboards.

The software includes all the hymn tunes in Psalms & Hymns of Reformed Worship (including supplement), and all the choruses and hymns in Our Own Hymnbook for Sunday Schools . This selection of tunes overlaps considerably with other traditional tunebooks, making the system useful for many churches using a variety of hymnbooks.

In two of Paul’s letters in the New Testament he instructs the church on what we are to sing together in worship. In Ephesians 5:19 and Colossians 3:16 he lists three terms related to music. We are to speak and teach and admonish one another in “psalms, hymns and spiritual songs.”

So what are psalms, hymns and spiritual songs ? What comes into your mind—or into your ear—when you read those verses? Was Paul just stacking up terms as synonyms for music ? Was he using terms that were only limited to the 150 psalms in the Psalter? Scholars and theologians have debated the precise meanings.

When we see psalm we may think of music like All People That on Earth Do Dwell , Psalm 100 set to the familiar tune of the Doxology. Or we might call to mind the beautiful metrical psalmody of the Reformation.

A hymn is a type of song , usually religious , specifically written for the purpose of adoration or prayer , and typically addressed to a deity or deities, or to a prominent figure or personification . The word hymn derives from Greek ὕμνος ( hymnos ), which means "a song of praise". A writer of hymns is known as a hymnodist . The singing or composition of hymns is called hymnody . Collections of hymns are known as hymnals or hymn books. Hymns may or may not include instrumental accompaniment.

Although most familiar to speakers of English in the context of Christianity , hymns are also a fixture of other world religions , especially on the Indian subcontinent. Hymns also survive from antiquity, especially from Egyptian and Greek cultures. Some of the oldest surviving examples of notated music are hymns with Greek texts.

Ancient hymns include the Egyptian Great Hymn to the Aten , composed by Pharaoh Akhenaten ; the Hurrian Hymn to Nikkal ; the Vedas , a collection of hymns in the tradition of Hinduism ; and the Psalms , a collection of songs from Judaism . 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 BC, praising deities of the ancient Greek religions . Surviving from the 3rd century BC is a collection of six literary hymns ( Ὕμνοι ) by the Alexandrian poet Callimachus .

Для использования нашего нового интерфейса поиска требуется JavaScript. Включите JavaScript в браузере и повторите попытку .

The automatic organist is a help to any church wishing to have traditional reverent worship but lacking a pianist to play the hymn tunes.

A new software version of George, the automatic MIDI accompanist, is now available as a free download for PC, and is capable of playing hymns and choruses on most keyboards.

The software includes all the hymn tunes in Psalms & Hymns of Reformed Worship (including supplement), and all the choruses and hymns in Our Own Hymnbook for Sunday Schools . This selection of tunes overlaps considerably with other traditional tunebooks, making the system useful for many churches using a variety of hymnbooks.


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