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What Is True Hymn Form?

I stumbled across this post today, rather by mistake in searching for something that the post happens to mention (The Look by Newton/Kauflin). What I found interesting was that the author of the review appears to have decided on what a true … Continue reading

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Reasons for Analyzing Songs

Why be so picky about songs?  Here’s my reasoning.  If you disagree, I really would encourage you to comment; I’m not perfect and I will readily say I can be wrong… I encourage you to convince me of my error … Continue reading

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We Should Keep Writing Songs

This may seem obvious… but it’s interesting that I think there are some underlying ideas that may cause us to think that writing new church songs is not really that important or necessary.  Much of this comes from a self-analyzing … Continue reading

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Singing or Selecting Songs: Lyrics

This is partially coming from the paper I mention in the About page.  What is it we should be thinking about when we read through the lyrics of a song and are attempting to determine its suitability, or even when trying … Continue reading

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What Does the Test of Time Do?

The Test of Time We’ve all heard it, I’m sure; such and such work of something has withstood the test of time… whether it’s referring to classical music, literature, church music, art, or what have you, it seems it’s a … Continue reading

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