Come Away with Me - A Collection of Original Hymns

Come Away with Me - A Collection of Original Hymns

by John D Horman


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Covering a variety of subjects, these 16 original hymns are perfect for use in worship and other settings. Each hymn features inclusive language in a traditional (as opposed to pop) style with background information. Texts are shown in four-line poetic verses and are interlined with music), and is given brief background information.Come Away With Me is a collection of sixteen original hymns (both texts and tunes are original) on a variety of subjects. Each hymn is presented as poetry (without music), set as a congregational hymn (text interlined within the music), and is given brief background information.
The ideas in the texts are rich theologically, yet easily comprehended, use totally inclusive language, and are set as artistically beautiful poetry in standard metrical schemes (common meter, long meter, 66.86, and so forth).
The hymn tunes are written in well-crafted, imaginative, memorable, traditional (as opposed to pop) styles, and set in classic hymn format (melody as the uppermost note in the right hand of the accompaniment).
* New and fresh original hymnody for use in worship and other settings
* Hymn texts in inclusive language
* Offers music, text, and background material for each hymn
* Texts are set to singable tunes and are in standard meters

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780687072729
Publisher: Abingdon Press
Publication date: 02/01/1998
Pages: 66
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

John D. Horman is Director of Music at Warner Memorial Presbyterian Church in Silver Spring, Maryland, and has published extensively with many national music publishers. He has served as a children's and youth choir clinician at national conferences for many denominations.

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