Creativity In Hymn Singing

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

Hymns come in a variety of musical and textual styles. Yet often hymns are sung blandly, with no regard to their variety. The following article describes how hymns can be sung creatively, how the differences in hymns can be reflected in how they are sung, and how this approach can increase the potential for expressing the textual and musical ideas contained in a given hymn.


The fact that a hymnal contains some 1500 years of musical, poetic, and theological expressions of faith should be...


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