Singing and Making Music: Issues in Church Music Todayby Paul S. Jones
In thirty-two thought-provoking essays on church music, Paul S. Jones, Organist and Music Director at historic Tenth Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, provides biblical reasoning and practical wisdom concerning the purpose and practice of church music. Topics addressed include corporate worship, hymnody and psalmody, composers, and composition, as well as:
• Criteria for good church music
• King David’s praise team
• Instruments in worship
• Sacred music as prayer
• Luther and bar song
• What happened to hymns?
• Should church musicians be paid?
• J. S. Bach and musical hermeneutics
- Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing
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- 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)
Meet the Author
Paul S. Jones (DM, Indiana University) is president of Paul Jones Music, Inc. and the composer or arranger of more than seventy sacred works. He was the music director at the historic Tenth Presbyterian Church for seventeen years.
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