It went on to say that she had often thought of starting such a society in Headley and she would 'like the council to think about this and discuss it at some future time.
The Cyber Hymnal, I'm pretty sure, has a tune that will work for the Caswall translation I'll go check and be right back; meanwhile From The Gospel in Hymns: Scribner's,pp However, inby chance an English vicar discovered a small manuscript of musical selections for chapel use among Roman Catholics, in which we are given certain data.
The author of the hymn was John Francis Wade, a man whose business apparently was to copy music for Catholic institutions and families in various places. He was an Englishman by birth but had early moved to Douai in France. There he wrote the hymn in and set it to the music which with few changes we still use.
The first part of the air was probably written by him, because it was referred to as an "English" air, but it was helped out with phrases that sound like Handel, then in his prime.
Hence, when the words and music came into wide and ultimately universal use in England, the music was called "Portuguese Hymn. Such popularity is testimony to its genuine worth. In the first place, the method of presentation is dramatic.
The poet takes us by the hand and leads us with triumphant song to the cave of the Nativity in Bethlehem, shows us the Babe, and bids us adore.
Next, in a stanza that many hymnals omit or modify, we are given an explanation of what we see; it is not a human infant, but God. Here the language is taken literally from the ancient Greek creeds of the fourth century. The choirs of angels now burst upon us, urged on to further song by our own exuberance.
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The shepherds enter the cave; they join us as we kneel in adoration. We speak to the child direct and make our offering of love and praise.
This is all so simple, so vivid in imagery, so sincere in emotion, that barring a few theological phrases a child can understand it and enter sympathetically into the experience of worship and joy. The Gospel in Hymns is worth consulting when questions arise concerning, especially, the authors of the older, more staid English hymn texts.
Bailey of liberal Baptist background was very much a social-gospel adherent, and his comments on the theology or teaching of the hymns must be read with his own theology in mind; his selection of hymns to annotate was dictated by those most frequently included in 10 earlyth-century hymnals of mainstream denominations 1 British, 2 Canadian, 7 American.
He pays almost no attention to the tunes, and arranges the hymns according to their textual authorship.
Although there are cases where hymnology has progressed over the past 51 years in ways that make Bailey "wrong" in occasional details, for the most part he is as reliable as any of his competitors on the kinds of issues he addresses.
Since the ten hymnals he based his study on share his prejudices except in theologyhe is blissful in his ignoranceGeneral Prologue: Conclusion Fragment 1, lines – Summary. After introducing all of the pilgrims, the narrator apologizes for any possible offense the reader may take from his tales, explaining that he feels that he must be faithful in reproducing the characters’ words, even if they are rude or disgusting.
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