Ancient and Modern - Full Music Edition
The world's most famous hymn book has undergone a complete revision and now offers the broadest ever range of traditional hymns and the best from today'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 850 items, ranging from the Psalms of David to Stuart Townend, Bernadette Farrell and Marty Haugen.
The guiding principles behind this collection are:
* congregational singability
* biblical and theological richness
* musical excellence
* liturgical versatility
* relevance to today's worship styles and to today'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 - 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.