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The English HymnA Critical and Historical Study$
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J. R. Watson

Print publication date: 1999

Print ISBN-13: 9780198270027

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/019827002X.001.0001

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Into the Twentieth Century

Into the Twentieth Century

Chapter:
(p.511) 19 Into the Twentieth Century
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The English Hymn
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J. R. Watson (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/019827002X.003.0019

Discusses the end of the dominance of Hymns Ancient and Modern; Robert Bridges and the Yattendon Hymnal. Reviews Percy Dearmer, the English Hymnal, and Songs of Praise; the beginnings of broadcast hymnody, and the BBC Hymn Book. Also discusses the ‘hymn explosion’ and prospects for the future (bleak).

Keywords:   broadcast hymns, Christian Socialism, English Hymnal, hymn explosion, Songs of Praise, Yattendon Hymnal

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