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Listed below are search terms for you to use when searching for resources about church music.
- "Gregorian chant"
- plainsong or plainchant
- "Gallican chant"
- "Christian hymnody"
- "Exclusive psalmody"
A blog by Ephrem "Music Director at a prayerful,
happy parish in Northern Virginia."
This database provides indices of chants in selected manuscripts and early printed sources of the liturgical office. The Cantus project is housed and maintained by the Music at the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada. It is supported by the Humanities Research Council of Canada.
Dictionary of North American Hymnology
"The Dictionary of North American Hymnology (DNAH) is a decades-old project of The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada that aims to index all hymnals printed in North America to 1978. With its 5,000 hymnals and over 1 million hymn instances, the DNAH is now housed at Hymnary.org. The current editor of the DNAH data is Tina Schneider, Director of Research of the Hymn Society."--hymnary.org
Hymn Resources on the Internet
Contains tons of links to Internet sites about hymns.
Musica International : virtual database of choral music
Provided by the International Federation of Choral Music and the Centre d'Art Polyphonique d'Alsace.
The Cyber Hymnal
"This site has over 7,700 Christian hymns & Gospel songs from many denominations. You’ll find lyrics, scores, MIDI files, pictures, history, & more."--hymntime.com
Articles on Hymnody: Religious Affections Ministries
Excellent resource to learn more about the role of hymnody in worship as well as a number of other topics pertaining to worship, music, culture, and aesthetics in the church.
American Choral Directors Association
"ACDA membership consists of choral directors who represent more than one million singers across the United States. ACDA members teach choral music in public and private schools - kindergarten through senior high school - and at the college and university levels."--acda.org
Religious Affections Ministries
"Worship, Music, Culture, and Aesthetics - Resources for Local Churches"