P & R
Singing and Making Music: Issues in Church Music Today
In thirty-two thought-provoking essays on church music, Paul S. Jones, Organist and Music Director at historic Tenth Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, provides biblical reasoning and practical wisdom concerning the purpose and practice of church music. Topics addressed include corporate worship, hymnody and psalmody, composers, and composition, as well as:
• Criteria for good church music
• King David's praise team
• Instruments in worship
• Sacred music as prayer
• Luther and bar song
• What happened to hymns?
• Should church musicians be paid?
• J. S. Bach and musical hermeneutics
- 328 pages
- © 2006
- ISBN 9780875526171