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Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« on: November 21, 2013, 08:01:03 PM »
What are you lot's least and most favourite post-V2 hymns?
For me, it's- "On Eagle's Wings" at worst, "Anima Christi" at best.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvpjxfWrjzY and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0T_H3qkO0g, respectively
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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2013, 08:07:50 PM »
No fair, we Orthodox are always tuned to the Oldies station!  :D

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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2013, 08:22:13 PM »
What are you lot's least and most favourite post-V2 hymns?
For me, it's- "On Eagle's Wings" at worst, "Anima Christi" at best.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvpjxfWrjzY and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0T_H3qkO0g, respectively

I see no reason to like the one and dislike the other. They are both light years away (but not ahead) from Gregorian or Eastern chant.

Pious sentimentality of the common, cheap variety.  :-X

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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2013, 08:29:09 PM »
What are you lot's least and most favourite post-V2 hymns?
For me, it's- "On Eagle's Wings" at worst, "Anima Christi" at best.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvpjxfWrjzY and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0T_H3qkO0g, respectively

I see no reason to like the one and dislike the other. They are both light years away (but not ahead) from Gregorian or Eastern chant.

Pious sentimentality of the common, cheap variety.  :-X

One is a beautiful musical setting of a traditional prayer for Holy Communion which truly emphasises the place of singing as praying twice over, and my grandmother's second favourite hymn.  The other is just a vague psalm paraphrase, badly tuned and badly rewritten.
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« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2013, 08:41:44 PM »
One is a beautiful musical setting of a traditional prayer for Holy Communion which truly emphasises the place of singing as praying twice over, and my grandmother's second favourite hymn.

I'm sorry, but that's not the mudra (for lack of a better word) of prayer you see on display there. It looks more like what you'd encounter in a Baptist/Pentecostal congregation.

In the Life of St. Silouan there's a story about a Russian peasant soldier who was telling the Staretz how he prayed on the front and the Theotokos spared his life when bombs were exploding and everyone around him was dying. By the gesture he was describing, St. Silouan said, I knew he was really praying.

I couldn't put it in words myself, but I know it when I see it also. I've seen Orthodox people at prayer... Catholics, too.   
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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #5 on: November 21, 2013, 10:25:08 PM »
One is a beautiful musical setting of a traditional prayer for Holy Communion which truly emphasises the place of singing as praying twice over, and my grandmother's second favourite hymn.

I'm sorry, but that's not the mudra (for lack of a better word) of prayer you see on display there. It looks more like what you'd encounter in a Baptist/Pentecostal congregation.

In the Life of St. Silouan there's a story about a Russian peasant soldier who was telling the Staretz how he prayed on the front and the Theotokos spared his life when bombs were exploding and everyone around him was dying. By the gesture he was describing, St. Silouan said, I knew he was really praying.

I couldn't put it in words myself, but I know it when I see it also. I've seen Orthodox people at prayer... Catholics, too.   

That's because the person singing seems to be trying to perform a song to an audience, not intone a musical prayer to God. A mudra is a ritual gesture- I don't see how singing a hymn to God, for God is a ritual gesture. For me, once you've knelt before the Blessed Sacrament, about to receive Him and gazing upon Him while praying this hymn, you know you're truly praying. Offering your voice, every last word, every note, and soon your entire being, offered totally to our Lord.
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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #6 on: November 22, 2013, 12:08:36 AM »
All post Vatican II hymns are crap.
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« Reply #7 on: November 22, 2013, 02:17:17 AM »
Can we post Angican songs we like instead... I don't dare look for post Vatican II hymns...
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« Reply #8 on: November 22, 2013, 02:19:04 AM »
Can we post Angican songs we like instead... I don't dare look for post Vatican II hymns...

Sure. I'm personally very fond of "God, beyond all praising-" but that's because it's the same tune as "I vow to thee my Country."
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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #9 on: November 22, 2013, 02:39:18 AM »
All post Vatican II hymns are crap.

I mostly agree with that statement.

However, their Jubilate Deo music was better than the St. Louis Jesuits and some other authors.
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« Reply #10 on: November 22, 2013, 02:52:01 AM »
well to find a good Church of England prayer I am forced to go far back...

to the 16th century...  ;D

Lamentations of Jeremiah, Thomas Tallis
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNAFeCLDSgE

Maybe Handel... though not really a hymn at all till the second part...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAdg7czR9hM&list=PL33810727C044C1AA&index=1

oh hey this reminds of a protestant song I heard once in movie that apparently is quite old in the United States:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f68TdgErXkE
From the movie "Sergeant York" a timeless classic!

and hey who can resist listening to it sung by the black church!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sxk3NJWngm0

GOOD RELIGION LIKE IT USED TO BE  ;D
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The memory of God should be treasured in our hearts like the precious pearl mentioned in the Holy Gospel. Our life's goal should be to nurture and contemplate God always within, and never let it depart, for this steadfastness will drive demons away from us. - Paraphrased from St. Philotheus of Sinai
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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #13 on: November 22, 2013, 03:01:54 AM »
Good RELIGION LIKE IT USED TO BE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j8_zG4l2wKc
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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #14 on: November 22, 2013, 04:30:04 PM »
What are you lot's least and most favourite post-V2 hymns?
For me, it's- "On Eagle's Wings" at worst, "Anima Christi" at best.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvpjxfWrjzY and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0T_H3qkO0g, respectively


How about Martin Luther's " A might fortress is our God"
or "Amazing Grace"
or " Battle hymn of the Republic"
or " Jesus loves me this I know...."
or "Faith of our Fathers" a definite apologetic Protestant hymn.
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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #15 on: November 22, 2013, 05:21:21 PM »
What are you lot's least and most favourite post-V2 hymns?
For me, it's- "On Eagle's Wings" at worst, "Anima Christi" at best.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvpjxfWrjzY and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0T_H3qkO0g, respectively


How about Martin Luther's " A might fortress is our God"
or "Amazing Grace"
or " Battle hymn of the Republic"
or " Jesus loves me this I know...."
or "Faith of our Fathers" a definite apologetic Protestant hymn.

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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #16 on: November 22, 2013, 05:49:31 PM »
What are you lot's least and most favourite post-V2 hymns?
For me, it's- "On Eagle's Wings" at worst, "Anima Christi" at best.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvpjxfWrjzY and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0T_H3qkO0g, respectively


How about Martin Luther's " A might fortress is our God"
or "Amazing Grace"
or " Battle hymn of the Republic"
or " Jesus loves me this I know...."
or "Faith of our Fathers" a definite apologetic Protestant hymn.

Not quite!   Faith of Our Fathers was originally penned by a Catholic priest, Frederick Faber, in the aftermath of the Oxford movement.  It recalled the Catholic faith of England pre Henry VIII and the persecutions by the Protestants.   The original second stanza was: 

Faith of our fathers!   Mary's prayers
Shall win all nations unto thee,
Then through the truth that comes from God,
England shall then be truly free! 

It was later reworked into a Protestant hymn. That era also produced Anglican hymnists such as Rev John Mason Neale and others, who translated portions of Ancient Greek and Eastern liturgies into Anglican hymns, such as Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence.   

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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #17 on: November 22, 2013, 05:51:47 PM »
"Amazing Grace" is NOT a real post Vatican II hymn. Now dippy songs about gathering people in...
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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #18 on: November 22, 2013, 07:30:11 PM »
What are you lot's least and most favourite post-V2 hymns?
For me, it's- "On Eagle's Wings" at worst, "Anima Christi" at best.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvpjxfWrjzY and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0T_H3qkO0g, respectively


How about Martin Luther's " A might fortress is our God"
or "Amazing Grace"
or " Battle hymn of the Republic"
or " Jesus loves me this I know...."
or "Faith of our Fathers" a definite apologetic Protestant hymn.

Not quite!   Faith of Our Fathers was originally penned by a Catholic priest, Frederick Faber, in the aftermath of the Oxford movement.  It recalled the Catholic faith of England pre Henry VIII and the persecutions by the Protestants.   The original second stanza was: 

Faith of our fathers!   Mary's prayers
Shall win all nations unto thee,
Then through the truth that comes from God,
England shall then be truly free! 

It was later reworked into a Protestant hymn. That era also produced Anglican hymnists such as Rev John Mason Neale and others, who translated portions of Ancient Greek and Eastern liturgies into Anglican hymns, such as Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence.   

Neal's (bad) translation of Let all Mortal Flesh was set to the melody of Picardy.  One of the things I have  hated about our Holy Saturday Vespers is that rather than let us chanters chant Let All Mortal Flesh, father forces us to use the NEal translation set to the Picardy melody. It's horrible. Blech.
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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #19 on: November 23, 2013, 05:46:16 AM »
hey battle hymn of the republic is a nice song... makes you want to be an american protestant man marching south to free some slaves...

sadly all I find are KFC joints with teenagers working, but they don't want to be freed... Well, God marches on
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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #20 on: November 23, 2013, 02:51:10 PM »
What are you lot's least and most favourite post-V2 hymns?
For me, it's- "On Eagle's Wings" at worst, "Anima Christi" at best.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvpjxfWrjzY and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0T_H3qkO0g, respectively


How about Martin Luther's " A might fortress is our God"
or "Amazing Grace"
or " Battle hymn of the Republic"
or " Jesus loves me this I know...."
or "Faith of our Fathers" a definite apologetic Protestant hymn.

Not quite!   Faith of Our Fathers was originally penned by a Catholic priest, Frederick Faber, in the aftermath of the Oxford movement.  It recalled the Catholic faith of England pre Henry VIII and the persecutions by the Protestants.   The original second stanza was: 

Faith of our fathers!   Mary's prayers
Shall win all nations unto thee,
Then through the truth that comes from God,
England shall then be truly free! 

It was later reworked into a Protestant hymn. That era also produced Anglican hymnists such as Rev John Mason Neale and others, who translated portions of Ancient Greek and Eastern liturgies into Anglican hymns, such as Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence.   

Neal's (bad) translation of Let all Mortal Flesh was set to the melody of Picardy.  One of the things I have  hated about our Holy Saturday Vespers is that rather than let us chanters chant Let All Mortal Flesh, father forces us to use the NEal translation set to the Picardy melody. It's horrible. Blech.

I love Let all Mortal Flesh set to Picardy, particularly with all parts harmonising and a booming organ rocking the little Latin parish.
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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #21 on: November 23, 2013, 04:33:24 PM »
What are you lot's least and most favourite post-V2 hymns?
For me, it's- "On Eagle's Wings" at worst, "Anima Christi" at best.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvpjxfWrjzY and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0T_H3qkO0g, respectively


How about Martin Luther's " A might fortress is our God"
or "Amazing Grace"
or " Battle hymn of the Republic"
or " Jesus loves me this I know...."
or "Faith of our Fathers" a definite apologetic Protestant hymn.

Not quite!   Faith of Our Fathers was originally penned by a Catholic priest, Frederick Faber, in the aftermath of the Oxford movement.  It recalled the Catholic faith of England pre Henry VIII and the persecutions by the Protestants.   The original second stanza was: 

Faith of our fathers!   Mary's prayers
Shall win all nations unto thee,
Then through the truth that comes from God,
England shall then be truly free! 

It was later reworked into a Protestant hymn. That era also produced Anglican hymnists such as Rev John Mason Neale and others, who translated portions of Ancient Greek and Eastern liturgies into Anglican hymns, such as Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence.   

Neal's (bad) translation of Let all Mortal Flesh was set to the melody of Picardy.  One of the things I have  hated about our Holy Saturday Vespers is that rather than let us chanters chant Let All Mortal Flesh, father forces us to use the NEal translation set to the Picardy melody. It's horrible. Blech.

I love Let all Mortal Flesh set to Picardy, particularly with all parts harmonising and a booming organ rocking the little Latin parish.

Good for you but it simply won't work in the Byzantine ApRite especially as we do not use organs.
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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #22 on: November 24, 2013, 12:25:36 AM »
What are you lot's least and most favourite post-V2 hymns?
For me, it's- "On Eagle's Wings" at worst, "Anima Christi" at best.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvpjxfWrjzY and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0T_H3qkO0g, respectively


How about Martin Luther's " A might fortress is our God"
or "Amazing Grace"
or " Battle hymn of the Republic"
or " Jesus loves me this I know...."
or "Faith of our Fathers" a definite apologetic Protestant hymn.

Hey, nothing to do with a liturgical setting, but I think the Battle Hymn of the Republic is great. A good rendition of Amazing Grace can be too.

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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #23 on: November 24, 2013, 07:43:19 AM »
Some hymns I really like (although none of them is in English).

By Marco Frisina:

Jesus Christ You Are My Life
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCH7Xv8gvwo

Eccomi (based on Psalm 39)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gg_CRwPwog4

Cantico dell'Agnello
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFci2E0OCHM


Il Signore è il mio Pastore (The Lord is my shepherd), David Maria Turoldo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIU0TjtywgU

Tu sei la mia vita (Symbolum 77), Pierangelo Sequeri
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-hf2dOBfDE

Quando cammino, Marcello Giombini
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNu4B30B28s

Prendi la mia vita, based on the Hatikva melody
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LtPjUxcI8LM


Two Polish hymns:

Będę śpiewał Tobie mocy moja
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gd7axfQRsIE

Barka, the favorite song of Pope John Paul II
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6sGEQkaIsFE


Per Crucem, Taize (not Catholic though)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dyvZW0zKPxI



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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #24 on: November 24, 2013, 08:19:59 AM »
a nightmare protestant hymn :

YES LORD YES LORD YES YES LORD YES LORD YES LORD YES YES LORD YES LORD YES LORD YES YES LORD

(add in notes from guitars)
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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #26 on: November 24, 2013, 08:43:47 AM »
Some hymns I really like (although none of them is in English).

Two Polish hymns:


Barka, the favorite song of Pope John Paul II
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6sGEQkaIsFE
Now even some Polish Catholics can't stand it. It's like with almost everything, if it's too much... And originally it's a Spanish song.

Per Crucem, Taize (not Catholic though)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dyvZW0zKPxI
Actually, it is Catholic, it has roots in a Latin hymn. Generally speaking, many Taize songs are rooted in true hymns (even in a few Orthodox one, at least by melodies), so it's not so bad.



Being quite traditionalist, I really dislike all these new RC songs, but very few of them are coming back to the the roots, to the hymns. I think the masters in this work is the Dominican Order (at least here, in Poland). I like listening some of their recordings.

But there is one post Vaticanum II song, that I love. However, actually, it's also very ancient hymn: the canticle of Moises that is sung on the Paschal Vigil (in our tradition this role plays the Vesperal Liturgy of st. Basil on Great Saturday), but the arrangement is new and very nice. Firstly I've heard it in Polish:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clmeMbThS_c
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESotf_LFzb0 (slightly different version)

but if I'm not mistaken, the original is French one:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rUFpYvjxBUo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ff9zAe1YnE (originally from the Liturgy of Paschal Vigil)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VznTabj9QQk#t=44m30s (originally from the Liturgy of Paschal Vigil in a cathedral)
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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #27 on: November 24, 2013, 09:04:45 AM »
And originally it's a Spanish song.


I didn't know that. Can you post it or give the name in Spanish?

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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #28 on: November 24, 2013, 09:51:10 AM »
And originally it's a Spanish song.


I didn't know that. Can you post it or give the name in Spanish?

Pescador de hombres ("Fisherman of people"). The author is Cesáreo Gabaraín - very known composer of religious songs in Spanish
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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #29 on: November 24, 2013, 10:17:30 AM »
What are you lot's least and most favourite post-V2 hymns?
For me, it's- "On Eagle's Wings" at worst, "Anima Christi" at best.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvpjxfWrjzY and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0T_H3qkO0g, respectively


I actually like "On Eagle's Wings"
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« Reply #30 on: November 24, 2013, 06:09:31 PM »
What are you lot's least and most favourite post-V2 hymns?
For me, it's- "On Eagle's Wings" at worst, "Anima Christi" at best.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvpjxfWrjzY and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0T_H3qkO0g, respectively


I actually like "On Eagle's Wings"

Not if you've had to sing it at every single funeral Mass you've ever had to cantor at.
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« Reply #31 on: November 24, 2013, 06:51:10 PM »
They sing here I am Lord at every funeral here

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« Reply #32 on: November 24, 2013, 06:53:04 PM »
They sing here I am Lord at every funeral here

That one is another one of my grandmother's favourites, so it gets a free pass.
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Gather us in..thats another common one

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« Reply #34 on: November 25, 2013, 11:01:37 AM »
Gather us in..thats another common one

i hate that one. I hate it so throughly, I wish I could take that page of "Journeysong" and make it disappear far, far away.
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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #35 on: December 01, 2013, 08:08:06 AM »
A Spanish song for Advent (Nativity Fast) I really like:

Ven a nuestro mundo by a choir

Ven a nuestro mundo by a male singer
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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #36 on: December 01, 2013, 12:13:23 PM »
In elementary school I remember really liking "The King of Glory Comes".   The guitar choir did it at moderate-fast tempo with all of the guitars really strumming, it sounded like you could dance the Hora to it.

Short version at a Catholic church in Taiwan:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXj2ZN1LMqM

Though, I never saw anything like this (Stephen Colbert on Liturgical Dancing to The King of Glory Comes) :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oASYa-Wkroc




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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #37 on: December 01, 2013, 04:17:55 PM »
hey battle hymn of the republic is a nice song... makes you want to be an american protestant man marching south to free some slaves...

sadly all I find are KFC joints with teenagers working, but they don't want to be freed... Well, God marches on

Considering that the vast majority didn't do it for the liberation of slaves, it's a good reason!
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« Reply #38 on: December 01, 2013, 04:25:14 PM »
In elementary school I remember really liking "The King of Glory Comes".   The guitar choir did it at moderate-fast tempo with all of the guitars really strumming, it sounded like you could dance the Hora to it.

Short version at a Catholic church in Taiwan:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXj2ZN1LMqM

Though, I never saw anything like this (Stephen Colbert on Liturgical Dancing to The King of Glory Comes) :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oASYa-Wkroc





Sadly, that's what most Liturgical dancing looks like to me.
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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #39 on: December 10, 2013, 01:32:42 AM »
I found a new type of Protestant (Or in origin, Gaelic? but it used to be more popular but it was done away with in many places quite a long time ago as there became dedicated choirs) singing:

It is called, Lining out, where one person would lead by singing/saying the words of a hymn, then the congregation would sing the words. This was done since it used to be a vast majority of people in the world were illiterate, in this way the whole congregation can sing without being able to read. or something like that

Old Regular Baptists:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQmfHLpCQcU

Gaelic:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3MzZgPBL3Q
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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #40 on: December 10, 2013, 08:26:20 AM »
I found a new type of Protestant (Or in origin, Gaelic? but it used to be more popular but it was done away with in many places quite a long time ago as there became dedicated choirs) singing:

It is called, Lining out, where one person would lead by singing/saying the words of a hymn, then the congregation would sing the words. This was done since it used to be a vast majority of people in the world were illiterate, in this way the whole congregation can sing without being able to read. or something like that

Old Regular Baptists:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQmfHLpCQcU

Gaelic:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3MzZgPBL3Q

This and Sacred Harp singing are my jams.
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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #41 on: December 10, 2013, 10:19:50 AM »
I found a new type of Protestant (Or in origin, Gaelic? but it used to be more popular but it was done away with in many places quite a long time ago as there became dedicated choirs) singing:

It is called, Lining out, where one person would lead by singing/saying the words of a hymn, then the congregation would sing the words. This was done since it used to be a vast majority of people in the world were illiterate, in this way the whole congregation can sing without being able to read. or something like that

Old Regular Baptists:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQmfHLpCQcU

Gaelic:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3MzZgPBL3Q

This and Sacred Harp singing are my jams.

Mine too! In fact, I'm listening to this now:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UMDKDJ3BR4

I've had the opportunity to attend several Sacred Harp singing conventions in Georgia. Sitting in the square and singing is a powerful experience - you can actually feel the music physically.
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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #42 on: December 10, 2013, 12:13:17 PM »
I found a new type of Protestant (Or in origin, Gaelic? but it used to be more popular but it was done away with in many places quite a long time ago as there became dedicated choirs) singing:

It is called, Lining out, where one person would lead by singing/saying the words of a hymn, then the congregation would sing the words. This was done since it used to be a vast majority of people in the world were illiterate, in this way the whole congregation can sing without being able to read. or something like that

Old Regular Baptists:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQmfHLpCQcU

Gaelic:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3MzZgPBL3Q

This and Sacred Harp singing are my jams.

Mine too! In fact, I'm listening to this now:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UMDKDJ3BR4

I've had the opportunity to attend several Sacred Harp singing conventions in Georgia. Sitting in the square and singing is a powerful experience - you can actually feel the music physically.
Lovely, thanks for the link!
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Re: Most and Least Favourite Post Vatican II Hymns
« Reply #43 on: December 11, 2013, 01:35:33 AM »
I found a new type of Protestant (Or in origin, Gaelic? but it used to be more popular but it was done away with in many places quite a long time ago as there became dedicated choirs) singing:

It is called, Lining out, where one person would lead by singing/saying the words of a hymn, then the congregation would sing the words. This was done since it used to be a vast majority of people in the world were illiterate, in this way the whole congregation can sing without being able to read. or something like that

Old Regular Baptists:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQmfHLpCQcU

Gaelic:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3MzZgPBL3Q

This and Sacred Harp singing are my jams.

Mine too! In fact, I'm listening to this now:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UMDKDJ3BR4

I've had the opportunity to attend several Sacred Harp singing conventions in Georgia. Sitting in the square and singing is a powerful experience - you can actually feel the music physically.

Thanks! I've listened to this like 5 times today  ;D
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« Reply #44 on: December 11, 2013, 10:10:14 AM »
I bought myself a Christmas present and ordered the cd from Amazon. ;D
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