Modern concerns to get singing about

[Posted 4 December 2017] Ian Worsfold reviews new hymns by important contemporary American hymn writer Dan Damon     see details / comment

Categories: Damon, Dan (auth), Damon, Dan (comp), Reviews

The hymns what dunnit

[Posted 25 February 2016] Judy Ford takes an unusual approach to exploring well-known hymns     see details / comment

Categories: Reviews

Psalms for today

[Posted 14 March 2014] Marjorie Dobson reviews recent psalm-based hymn collections by two prominent hymn writers     see details / comment

Categories: Dudley-Smith, Timothy, Reviews, Wren, Brian

A Festival of Hymns

A hymn festival compilation to enjoy and to emulate.

Here is a carefully thought through way of celebrating the power, development and variety of our hymn singing traditions.     see details / comment

Categories: Reviews

An Advent launch for Praise Partners

[Posted 28 November 2011] An online resource, Praise Partners Worship, from hymn writer Brian Wren and his partner, Susan Heafield…     see details / comment

Categories: Reviews, Wren, Brian

Bread of Life

Bread is not just for harvest.

A new resource of hymns, anthems and readings is flexible enough to be used by all sorts of choirs, music groups and congregations at any time of year.     see details / comment

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George Herbert on CD

A new CD that sets familiar hymns alongside new settings of herbert’s sacred poetry.

A handful of poems by the 17th century English poet George Herbert have long found a secure place in the Methodist singing tradition…     see details / comment

Categories: Herbert, George, Reviews

Faith Will Sing by Dan Damon

An ideal introduction to a thoughtful talent worth exploring.

Nowadays, the 24 hymns contained in Faith Will Sing are hardly new. This is one of Dan Damon’s earliest collections…     see details / comment

Categories: Damon, Dan (auth), Reviews

Hymns for Today by Brian Wren

An excellent introduction to the best of recent hymn writing, with ‘how to’ advice into the bargain.

Brian Wren knows what he’s talking about. Few other hymn writers in recent decades have matched him for range of theme and imaginative phrase when it comes to putting Christian faith into words for singing.     see details / comment

Categories: Reviews, Wren, Brian