Songs of Praise (hymnal)


Songs of Praise (hymnal)

"Songs of Praise" is a 1925 hymnal. [cite web
url= http://www.oremus.org/hymnal/sop25.html
title=Index of Songs or Praise, 1925
accessdate=2008-02-23
] Compiled by Percy Dearmer, Ralph Vaughan Williams and Martin Shaw, it was intended as a companion to the popular "English Hymnal" of 1911. Musically, it deliberately omitted several Victorian hymn tunes and substituted "modal" tunes by Shaw and Gustav Holst. [Grove Music]

During the twentieth century it was widely used in schools in the UK. [cite web
url= http://www.oremus.org/hymnal/sop25.html
title=Index of Songs or Praise, 1925
accessdate=2008-02-23
]

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