The Art Of Organ Leadership Of Congregational Song

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Accompanying congregational singing is an extraordinary challenge, requiring careful practice and disciplined creativity. The following article outlines many of the musical matters that every organist must consider, along with suggestions for the creative interpretation of the texts that are sung.

The organist can be a catalyst, an energizer, for congregational song. Where one finds a good organ and sensitive leadership, things can and do happen. The organ works well as a medium for...


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