hymnody

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the act of singing psalms or hymns

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In one extant manuscript of the poem Betjeman offered the subtitle "The pleasure of pain," sketched a woman vomiting, and noted that the poem was modeled after the hymns of William Gadsby, a famous nineteenth-century Strict Baptist pastor, evangelist and hymnodist (Peterson 409; Hillier, Young Betjeman 70, 421n18).
But our new breed of hymnodists has already produced much good stuff - if only our parishes will use it - and it should not surprise if more of the same is created.
Temperley and Banfield skillfully negotiate these hurdles, and their editorship affords readers a comprehensive view of the Wesleys: leaders of a religious counterculture (including one possible sacrilegist), hymnodists, prodigies, and not least of all figures now slightly more conspicuous in the historiographic landscape.
Instead of innovating with meter and form, he preferred to cast his poems in molds successfully employed by Victorian poets and hymnodists.
2 (1996): 201-10 IIMP abstract Discusses and lists recent published writings in the categories of medieval hymnodists, tradition and transmission, neumatic notation, manuscript facsimiles, regional chant traditions, medieval music theory, collective publications and Festschriften, and chant today and tomorrow.