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Ancient and Modern Large Print Words Edition: Hymns and Songs for Refreshing Worship

Overview


The world's most famous hymn book has undergone a complete revision and now offers the broadest ever range of traditional hymns and the best from today's composers and hymn/song writers. 150 years since its first publication and after sales of 170 million copies, this brand new edition contains over 840 items, ranging from the Psalms to John Bell, Bernadette Farrell and Stuart Townend.

The guiding principles behind this collection are:

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Overview


The world's most famous hymn book has undergone a complete revision and now offers the broadest ever range of traditional hymns and the best from today's composers and hymn/song writers. 150 years since its first publication and after sales of 170 million copies, this brand new edition contains over 840 items, ranging from the Psalms to John Bell, Bernadette Farrell and Stuart Townend.

The guiding principles behind this collection are:

* congregational singability
• biblical and theological richness *musical excellence *liturgical versatility *relevance to today's worship styles and to today's concerns

New features include added provision for all the seasons of the Church year, new items for carol services and other popular occasions where the repertoire is in need of refreshing, more choices for all-age worship, fresh translations of some ancient hymnody, beautiful new tunes, short songs and chants - alleluias, kyries, blessings etc. and music from the world church. A full range of indexes (including biblical and thematic) and a helpful guide to choosing hymns for every occasion will help to make Ancient & Modern the premier hymn collection of choice.

This is the Large Print Words edition.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781848252448
  • Publisher: Hymns Ancient and Modern
  • Publication date: 3/25/2013
  • Pages: 896
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author


Anne Harrison has edited the Royal School of Church Music's Sunday by Sunday liturgy planner for ten years and is also on the editorial team for Praxis News of Worship. She is a member of Durham Diocesan Liturgical Committee and of the Executive Committee of the Hymn Society of Great Britain and Ireland. Appreciating a wide variety of musical styles in worship, she chaired the group which produced Sing Praise (Hymns A&M/RSCM 2010) and has a particular interest in the repertoires of the Iona Community and the Taizé Community.
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