Ancient & Modern

Ancient & Modern Hymns and Songs for Refreshing Worship

Full music edition

Hardback (15 Mar 2013)

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Publisher's Synopsis

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 Full Music edition.

Book information

ISBN: 9781848252424
Publisher: Hymns Ancient & Modern
Imprint: Canterbury Press
Pub date:
Edition: Full music edition
DEWEY: 782.527
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 1 condensed score (ix, 847, c )
Weight: 1208g
Height: 216mm
Width: 150mm
Spine width: 52mm