hymnbook


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hymn·book

or hymn book  (hĭm′bo͝ok′)
n.
See hymnal.

hymnbook

(ˈhɪmˌbʊk)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a book containing the words and music of hymns
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Noun1.hymnbook - a songbook containing a collection of hymnshymnbook - a songbook containing a collection of hymns
songbook - a book containing a collection of songs
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On the table she laid her little testament and hymnbook, kept a vase always full of the best flowers Laurie brought her, and came every day to `sit alone' thinking good thoughts, and praying the dear God to preserve her sister.
"Beauties of the Spectator," "Rasselas," "Economy of Human Life," "Gregory's Letters,"--she knew the sort of matter that was inside all these; the "Christian Year,"--that seemed to be a hymnbook, and she laid it down again; but Thomas a Kempis?
Having said none of his international counterparts need look over their shoulders following his resignation on Monday as South Africa's cricket coach, Woolmer found himself singing from a different hymnbook yesterday.
He is remembered today mainly for what is popularly known as Kingo's hymnbook, a collection that appeared in 1699 and contained at least 85 of his own poems.
The first world conference on Faith and Order (Lausanne 1927) did not include systematic or sustained reflection on worship; but several now-familiar aspects of worship at ecumenical gatherings were already visible in its worship life.(7) In the opening worship two hymns from an ecumenical hymnbook (Communio(8)) were used, and the congregation said the Lord's prayer and the Apostles' Creed together in their various languages.
As the male voice choir went through its hymnbook, Let It Snow was not on the playlist.
This is his first run of the year, but he's won here before." Stef Liddiard, trainer of Hurricane Hymnbook "He'll be fit, but has issues that I need to deal with one by one." Chris Wall, trainer of Habshan "He ran well first time out, but I think he's high enough for his class." Dean Ivory, trainer of Ellemujie and Ballinteni "Ellemujie has come down the handicap, but I'm concerned about the ground.
The four-part cycle interspersed by recitation of the timeless text illuminates Comenius, evokes the atmosphere of the book and works not just with its own thematic material but for example with Comenius's chorales (the Amsterdam Hymnbook) and Moravian folk melody, but in fact Eben goes even further, beyond the horizon of the literary model, reaching harsh and celestial heights.
Guettel graduated from Yale University in 1987; that same year, he had a random thought about Icarus, wrote a song about the myth, and thus began work on "Myths and Hymns," a collection of songs adapted from Greek mythology and an early hymnbook. When, six years later, he came upon a 19th-century Presbyterian hymnal in a used bookshop, he told Stagebill magazine that the discovery brought about "an actual physical response, an uncharacteristic outpouring of creativity." "Myths and Hymns" and "Floyd Collins" are available on the Nonesuch label.
(20) Some were translated from the Primitive Methodist hymnbook, some from the Shona, and several were newly written to African rhythms and tunes.
Some would say that a hymnbook is next to the Bible.