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Category: Music

"Where charity and love are,

God is there."  "Ubi Caritas et Amor, Deus ibi est" begins this ancient Christian hymn. As we prepare for tonight's Maundy Thursday service, this text and tune have been on my mind.  Both are favorites of mine and this ancient hymn is a source of inspiration for many of today's choral composers.  From Maurice Durufle's setting to Ola Gjeilo's recently published arrangement to the composed setting by Paul Mealor sung at the Royal Wedding, more octavos using this text (and often... Read More
Posted by Tim Evers at Thursday, March 28, 2013 | 0 comments
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Jeff on the Psalms

During Lent, we are singing the appointed Psalm of the day in place of the second hymn.  The custom of singing Psalms in worship transcends Christianity itself.  For most of the church’s history, Psalm singing was the norm.  This tradition has been turned on its head in the relatively recent past.  The following article published in Reformed Worship in 1987 gives some insight into how this came about.  [The article has been slightly abridged.]  We Used to Sing... Read More
Posted by Casey Thompson at Thursday, March 7, 2013 | 0 comments
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