him a New Song,
play skilfully and shout for joy...
There is little
better than singing joyfully in worship with others in a church service,
and little worse than finding that the whole experience can be just so embarrassing!
The singing can be the high, or perhaps low point
on this scale.
People love to sing, but they won't do it unless everyone
else is singing well and confidently.
So much of this is up to YOU, the
Remember, YOU are the Orchestra and most importantly the Conductor!...
to co-ordinate yourself with the singers and it's no easy task; The
Complete Hymn gives you a number of aids to achieving unity in song. It
sets out to make what you do workable, in particular how to introduce a
hymn and how to move from verse to verse.
The Volume contains:
text about the processes and principles behind the settings here
and in the Volume
of the most popular hymns and worship songs detailed - The SPECIALS;
At least 250
more hymns and songs in a table illustrating play-over section and
pages with all of the hymns and songs fully indexed by First Lines and TUNE.
more details, read on HERE.
Several free samples HERE
how to play Worship Songs HERE
are included on the last page of the volume and HERE.
become apparent that further changes are needed to some of the hymns and
songs presented in
The Complete Hymn. While I am entirely satisfied regarding the
principles that I have set out here, the practicalities have not, in a
few instances, worked out as well as they should.
introduced a new name for the Volume; this represents a change of
are the Conductor!
result I am reviewing all the examples set out in the volume. Several
hymns that were detailed have been removed and a small number of new
ones have been included.