University Musical Encyclopedia - Volume V - Religious Music of the World
by Arthur Elson (9781406774252)

University Musical Encyclopedia - Volume V - Religious Music of the World
Arthur Elson
Release Date: 01 March 2007
Format: Paperback
Pages: 324
Category: Music
ISBN: 9781406774252
ISBN-10: 1406774251

UNIVERSITY MUSICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA CHIEF EDITOR LOUIS C. ELSON New England Conservatory of Music In Ten Volumes Vol. I A History of Music Primitive, Ancient, Medieval, and Modern Euro pean Vol. II. A History of Music Music in America Special Articles Vol. III. Great Composers VoL IV. Great Composers Continued VoL V. Religious Music of the World VoL VI. Vocal Music and Musicians The Vocal Art Great Vocalists Famous Songs VoL VII. The Opera History and Guide VoL VI U. The Theory of Music Piano Technique VoL IX University Dictionary of Music and Musicians VoL X. University Dictionary of Music and Musicians Continued The UNIVERSITY SOCIETY PUBLISHERS UNIVERSITY MUSI C A L ENCYCLOPEDIA RELIGIOUS MUSIC OF THE WORLD Hymn Plaitz Song Chant Mass Requiem Motet Chorale Anthem Oratorio Passion By Many Eminent Editors 9 Experts and Special Contributors including REV. DAVID R. BREED, ANNIE W. PATTERSON, W. GARRETT HORDER, W. S. ROCKSTRO, and J. C. GRIEVE THE UNIVERSITY SOCIETY NEW YORK CONTENTS CHAPTER I NON-CHRISTIAN HYMNS PAGE Greek and Roman Worship Hindu Songs Buddhism and Brahmanism Chinese Worship Mohammedans Babylonians and Assyrians Hebrews I CHAPTER II ANCIENT JEWISH HYMNS Absence of Formal Religious Song Improvised Songs The Widening Stream Samuels System The Book of Psalms The Temple Service Later History Universal Use of the Psalms 8 CHAPTER III HYMNS OF THE NEW TESTAMENT Hebrew Antecedents Songs of Hannah, Mary, and Zach arias The Gospels Silent as to Sacred Song The Apostolic Age References to Song in the Revelation. 19 CHAPTER IV LATIN HYMNS Establishment of Hymns in Church Service Five Cele brated Sequences Palcstrinas Great Hymni Totius Anni Includes All the Famous Plain-chant Melodies.27 CHAPTER V EARLY PROTESTANT HYMNS Luthers German Hymnal, and the Development of the Chorale by Johann Sebastian Bach Calvinist Psalter Issued by Ma rot and Bcza Early English Hymnody. 32 CONTENTS CHAPTER VI HYMNS OF WATTS AND OTHERS PAGE Prejudice Overcome by Watts Hymns of His that will Live and Some that will Not Browne, Pope, Samuel Wesley, and Byrotn 37 CHAPTER VII EARLY METHODIST HYMNS Charles Wesleys Hymns and Sacred Poems and the Foundery Tune-Book llarmonia Sacra by Butts Other Wesleyan Hymnals and Five Excellent Rules for Congregational Singing 43 CHAPTER VIII THE BEST HYMNS Rules by which Hymns may be Tested The Great Four Thirty-two Great Hymns in English as Approved by the Churches Indispensable Qualities of a True Hymn Summed Up, 58 CHAPTER IX GREAT HYMN-WRITERS Toplady Williams Grant Perronet The Two Ber nards Ken Keble Newton Montgomery Marriott Charles and John Wesley John Cennick 69 CHAPTER X GREAT HYMN-WRITERS CONTINUED Heber Cowpcr Charlotte Eliott Sarah Fuller Flower Adams Lyte Doddridge, whose Familiar Hymns are Poetical Synopses and Applications of his Ser mons 90 CHAPTER XI CHILDRENS HYMNS Special Provision for Childrens Worship made Late in the History of the Church Clemens Alexamirinutt Examples from Ken nnrl Watts and Wesley in crease in the Number of WritersBetter Hymns... 105 CONTENTS vii CHAPTER XII CHILDRENS HYMNS CONTINUED PAGE A Department in which Many Women have Excelled Equally Good Contributions of Men Successful Work of Mrs. Bethani-Edwards Some American Sunday-school Hymns 112 CHAPTER XIII THE BEST HYMN-TUNES Words and Music must be lightly Mated Thomas Maces Views on this Subject Retention of Good Tunes Some Essential Principles Stated by Rev.David R. Breed, D. D 124 CHAPTER XIV PLAIN SONG Peculiarities Development Work of SS. Ambrose and Gregory Later History of Plain Song 131 CHAPTER XV THE CHANT Nature of the Chant Ambrosian and Gregorian Forms Anglican Metrical Chants T 138 CHAPTER XVI Tllli MASS Venerable Melodies of the Church First Collected and Revised by SS...

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