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The Collegeville Hymnal by Reverend Edward J. McKenna - Hardcover - 1990 - from Revue & Revalued Books  and Biblio.co.uk

The Collegeville Hymnal

by Reverend Edward J. McKenna

Condition: Very Good-/None


This book is in very good condition. There is some wear to the front, back and spine of the cover boards The edges of the cover boards are slightly worn. The pages are yellowing and tanning, but free from any markings.

"In their fifteen-hundred-year history, Benedictines have passed on to parishes all over the globe their tradition of praising God in song. In 1959 the Liturgical Press published a prime example of that with the first edition of Our Parish Prays and Sings.Through several editions, including the Book of Sacred Song, the American parish has come to know the best of classical Christian hymnody, in both the vernacular and the Latin chant. Much of the tradition of thirty years in promoting congregational song has been included in The Collegeville Hymnal, with emphasis as well on music and texts of notable merit gleaned from the work of contemporary composers and writers. Indeed, particular attention has been paid to texts from which archaic or non-inclusive language has been eliminated, except where poetic importance precludes change...." - Introduction from The Collegeville Hymnal


  • Bookseller: Revue & Revalued Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 292
  • Title: The Collegeville Hymnal
  • Author: Reverend Edward J. McKenna
  • Format/binding: The binding is tight and solid.
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good-
  • Jacket condition: None
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0814615694
  • ISBN 13: 9780814615690
  • Publisher: The Liturgical Press
  • Place: Collegeville, Minnesota
  • Date published: 1990
  • Keywords: Hymnal, Music, Worship, Sing, Mass, Latin
  • Bookseller catalogs: Religion; Anglicanism; Hymnals; Christianity; Music;
  • Size: Octavo


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