hymnist


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hymnist

(ˈhɪmnɪst) ,

hymnodist

or

hymnographer

n
(Music, other) a person who composes hymns

hym•nist

(ˈhɪm nɪst)

n.
a composer of hymns.
[1615–25]
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The lyrics of "For the Beauty of the Earth", originally written in 1864 by English hymnist, poet, and teacher, Folliot S.
Backing sought for chapel funding THE John Hughes Memorial Chapel at Pontrobert, Montgomeryshire (with its association with Wales' greatest woman hymnist, Ann Griffiths) is in urgent need of re-roofing and the trustees have applied for a Community Award from the Engage Foundation, but the receiving of an award depends entirely on the number of votes cast on-line before May 31.
As the hymnist so aptly wrote, "did e'er such love and sorrow meet.
Sarah Gador-Whyte, on the other hand, explores the way in which one author, the sixth-century Byzantine hymnist Romanos the Melodist, constructed a self-portrait that consciously reflected the experience of his audience, and at the same time helped to further his goals as a deacon in the church.
In Jewish tradition, we have only to go to the first verse of the Sabbath hymn L'cha Dodi; "'Observe' and 'Remember' [as it were] in one word"--thus the hymnist reconciles the two different versions
For Ann was a hymnist who captured an intense closeness to God in
But, as the hymnist reminds us in "God Whose Purpose is to Kindle," the Spirit is always ready to ignite us with her fire.
Now that the secret is out, take a day or two and visit a National Forest near you, and see, in the words of hymnist Maltbie D.
In the "Hymn to Intellectual Beauty," he presents himself as a modern classical hymnist who will expand the tradition by apostrophizing, describing, and praying to a unique migratory divinity in an innovative way.
The celebrated hymnist Romanos Melodus (KV 85-86) and Melito of Sardes (Hymnus zur Ostervigil KV 58) do earn an enumeration in KV, but the lesser known Andreas of Crete (van Haelst Patres no.
I imagine the hymnist of the Homeric Hymn smiling at the audience as he sings of Hermes enchanting Apollo with a new song about the gods, for at some level the hymnist is mocking Hesiod and his above-it-all claim to having sung the one true belly-free theogony (it's Coyote doing a parody of the shaman again).
I also wonder whether She Wields a Pen would not have been better served by including more poems by such authors as Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (like her brilliant biblical "Vashti") and fewer poets like hymnist Frances Jane Crosby Van Alstyne, copiously represented here for reasons that baffled me.