The worldââ¬s most famous hymn book has undergone a complete revision and now offers the broadest ever range of traditional hymns and the best from todayââ¬s composers and hymn/song writers. 150 years since its first publication and after sales of 170 million copies, this brand new edition contains over 840 items, ranging from the Psalms to John Bell, Bernadette Farrell and Stuart Townend.
The guiding principles behind this collection are:
ââ¬¢ congregational singability
ââ¬¢ biblical and theological richness
ââ¬¢ musical excellence
ââ¬¢ liturgical versatility
ââ¬¢ relevance to todayââ¬s worship styles and to todayââ¬s concerns
New features include added provision for all the seasons of the Church year, new items for carol services and other popular occasions where the repertoire is in need of refreshing, more choices for all-age worship, fresh translations of some ancient hymnody, beautiful new tunes, short songs and chants ââ¬ alleluias, kyries, blessings etc. and music from the world church.
A full range of indexes (including biblical and thematic) and a helpful guide to choosing hymns for every occasion will help to make Ancient & Modern the premier hymn collection of choice.
This is the Full Music edition.