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NEGRO SPIRITUALS
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WELL-KNOWN HYMNS
SHORT HYMNS
NUMEROUS HYMNS
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OLD HYMNS
ZARATHUSTRA
RELIGIOUS HYMNS
LITANIES
SEVERAL HYMNS
URBAN HYMNS
ORPHIC HYMNS
FIVE HYMNS
VEDIC HYMNS
TRADITIONAL HYMNS
HOMERIC HYMNS
SACRED HYMNS
FAITH
MASSES
NAME
HONOR
HINDU
ENGLISH
POETRY
ETC
DEMETER
REVELATION
HOLY BOOK
SIKHS
POPULAR
CEREMONIES
PUBLISHED
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COMPOSER
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STYLE
MONKS
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MARCHES
MARTIN LUTHER
MYSTERIES
DIONYSUS
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Definitions

  1. The hymns are dedicated mainly to Agni and Indra, the Visvadevas, the Maruts, the twin-deity Mitra-Varuna and the Asvins.
  2. Hymns are sung, psalms are vocalized and spiritual songs are uplifted to praise God.
  3. His hymns are widely sung at National Coventions of the Church of God in Christ and many Pentecostal churches both African-American and Anglo. (Web site)
  4. HYMNS is of interest to all fans of pure country, regardless of religious persuasion. (Web site)
  5. The hymns are not unlike the psalms of thanksgiving in the Bible. (Web site)

Negro Spirituals

  1. When blacks began singing adapted versions of these hymns, they were called Negro spirituals. (Web site)

Older Hymns

  1. He developed a new focus - expressing one's personal feelings in the relationship with God as well as the simple worship seen in older hymns.

Writing

  1. Elizabeth Charles wrote over fifty books, as well as writing and translating a number of hymns.

Religious Music

  1. Hymns and other forms of religious music are often of traditional and unknown origin. (Web site)

Well-Known Hymns

  1. A number of well-known hymns, including Augustus Montague Toplady 's Rock of Ages first appeared in the Gospel Magazine.

Short Hymns

  1. They range from short hymns for solo voices to oratorios and elaborate psalm settings in several movements for double choir and orchestra. (Web site)

Numerous Hymns

  1. Burge, Oxford, 1886); George Warda and Khamis bar Kardahe, authors of numerous hymns, in the Nestorian office. (Web site)

Holy Hymns

  1. Festivals, pilgrimage, chanting of holy hymns and home worship are dynamic practices. (Web site)

Old Hymns

  1. I highly recommend this album to any Jars of Clay fan, or anyone interested in becoming more familiar with some old hymns put to modern music.
  2. Most Recent Customer Reviews Jars of Clay: Redemption Songs There is something I just love about new versions of old hymns.
  3. Fragments of old hymns make reference to him as a lunar deity, and as a "traverser" of space like Khonsu-Thoth. (Web site)

Zarathustra

  1. Scholars have identified seventeen hymns that are believed to be by Zarathustra himself. (Web site)

Religious Hymns

  1. Subsequent developments in musical instruments in India occurred with the Rigveda, or religious hymns. (Web site)

Litanies

  1. But the first chants, litanies, and hymns were in Latin and too theological for popular use. (Web site)

Several Hymns

  1. There are widespread traditions of the southern migration of the Vedic sage, Agastya, the reputed author of several hymns of the Rg-Veda.
  2. There are several hymns that indicate the notions of pantheism and panentheism, which form a significant part of Vedic theology. (Web site)

Urban Hymns

  1. Their previous album A Northern Soul was already marked down in the annals of rock history as a classic; Urban Hymns surpasses it and then some. (Web site)

Orphic Hymns

  1. The Orphic Hymns are a set of pre-classical poetic compositions, attributed to Orpheus, himself the subject of a renowned myth. (Web site)

Five Hymns

  1. The Zoroastrian holy book is called the Avesta which includes the teachings of Zarathushtra written in a series of five hymns called the Gathas. (Web site)
  2. Within the Yasna there is a group of five hymns known as the Gathas, which are composed in a more archaic dialect than the remainder of the Avesta. (Web site)
  3. An interest in counterpoint produced the five Hymns and Fuguing Tunes (1941-45). (Web site)

Vedic Hymns

  1. He is the god of the Sun at Sunrise and Sunset, and was most often invoked in the latter role in Vedic hymns.
  2. The cult of Mithra in Persia and India is ancient, for there are references to Mithra in the Avestas and in the Vedic hymns.
  3. Of this there were several stages, the oldest of which is the Vedic, or language of the Vedic Hymns. (Web site)

Traditional Hymns

  1. The music in Baptist churches varies from traditional hymns, to southern gospel, to the more contemporary modern worship styles.
  2. Megachurches typically use modern, upbeat praise music in a number of pop styles instead of traditional hymns.

Homeric Hymns

  1. For example, the heroic Iliad and Odyssey dwarfed the divine-focused Theogony and Homeric Hymns in both size and popularity.
  2. In Homeric Greek, prayers are part of the larger epics and appear also as an independent genre in the Homeric Hymns, for example.
  3. A story of the conception of Aeneas can be found in the Homeric Hymns. (Web site)

Sacred Hymns

  1. The abhishek is offered to Lord Shiva while chanting the rudra (sacred hymns).
  2. He states the doctrine in two places in his Gathas, the sacred hymns that form the core text of the religion's scriptures. (Web site)
  3. In 1980 he recorded an album of Gurdjieff's compositions, called Sacred Hymns, for ECM.

Faith

  1. We've just finished our first new addition, the 1980 hymnal "Hymns of Faith", with complete text information and page scans for reading.

Masses

  1. In the case of those masses which are celebrated with singing and with organ, let nothing profane be intermingled, but only hymns and divine praises.

Name

  1. Paeans were the name of hymns sung to Apollo. (Web site)
  2. Many royal hymns were writtena to and in the name of Shulgi, the second great king of the dynasty. (Web site)

Honor

  1. In order to honor the Ancient Greek pantheon, poets composed the Homeric Hymns (a group of thirty-three songs). (Web site)

Hindu

  1. It includes hymns of more then 20 Hindu and Muslim saints of India.

English

  1. Shelley translated the Homeric Hymns into English in ottava rima. (Web site)

Poetry

  1. Catholic churches, art, hymns, poetry, and stories are filled with Mary acting to help the others in this communion of saints – the church.
  2. The devotional hymns are rich in poetry and piety, serving to highlight the relationship between the devotee and the deity. (Web site)

Etc

  1. He published Masses, motets, hymns, Lamentations, etc. (Web site)

Demeter

  1. Break off the measure, and change the time; and now with chanting and hymns adorn Demeter, goddess mighty and high, the harvest-queen, the giver of corn.

Revelation

  1. The album is a psych-folk masterpiece, and a new revelation of hymns and raga blues.

Holy Book

  1. Originally, the word Asura in the earliest hymns of the Rig Veda (the holy book of the Indo-Aryans) meant any supernatural spirit—good or bad.

Sikhs

  1. Nagar Kirtan celebrations are performed in terms of singing of hymns from the Guru Granth Sahib Ji, a holy book of Sikhs.

Popular

  1. Find your favorite Christmas carols, songs and popular hymns. (Web site)
  2. The practice of singing based on notes was popular even from the Vedic times where the hymns in Sama Veda, a sacred text, was sung and not chanted.
  3. The Akathist Hymn has proven so popular in the liturgical life of the Church that many other hymns have been written following its format. (Web site)

Ceremonies

  1. They sang other hymns and paeans in Greek and Latin, to ensure the safety of the cities under Rome; other ceremonies besides were performed.

Published

  1. Methodism's founders, John and Charles Wesley, published a small collection of Pentecost poems and hymns that celebrated God's presence and love. (Web site)

First Published

  1. Charles Wesley's Love-feast, first published in the 1740 edition of Hymns and Sacred Poems, has invariably been sung in some version to the present time.

Composer

  1. A short biography of Charles Beecher, minister, church musician and composer of hymns. (Web site)
  2. Charles Beecher (October 1, 1815 – April 21, 1900) was an American minister, composer of religious hymns, and prolific author.
  3. Throughout his life Wesley's closest confidant was his brother and coworker Charles, the composer of a number of well-known hymns. (Web site)

Composing

  1. Throughout the 1960s her composing focused on sacred music - hymns and masses. (Web site)

Style

  1. Christian hymns have had considerable influence in the style of vocal music in Polynesia.

Monks

  1. The monks praised and thanked God, and sang many hymns and songs for this holy father. (Web site)
  2. Monasteries had libraries, and monks wrote theological works and hymns. (Web site)

Dedicated

  1. Even the Gayatri mantra, which is regarded as one of the most sacred of the Hindu hymns is dedicated to the Sun. (Web site)
  2. In the Vedas, numerous hymns are dedicated to Mitra, Varuna, Savitr etc. (Web site)

Marches

  1. The majority of national anthems are either marches or hymns in style.
  2. He's all over the map—blues, ragas, old hymns and marches, folk songs. (Web site)

Martin Luther

  1. Martin Luther composed a number of hymns in the 16th century, reportedly borrowing some of their melodies from popular tavern drinking songs of that period.

Mysteries

  1. Here you'll find hymns, documents on the Underworld, and other ways of becoming initiated into the mysteries of the Hellenes. (Web site)
  2. The Mysteries seem to be related to a myth concerning Demeter, the goddess of agriculture and fertility as recounted in one of the Homeric Hymns (c. (Web site)

Dionysus

  1. The name "Iacchus" may come from the iakchos, hymns sung in honor of Dionysus. (Web site)

Form

  1. The form has a gravity that is suitable for hymns, and Lyons makes good use of his flexible Adoneus to round off each stanza. (Web site)
  2. Some of the later hymns of the Rig Veda contain speculations that form the basis for much of Indian religious and philosophical thought. (Web site)
  3. The wisdom teachings he received from Ahura Mazda are given in the form of seventeen hymns, the Gathas, contained in the Avesta scripture.

Categories

  1. Avesta
  2. Belief > Religion > Zoroastrianism > Zoroaster
  3. Chanting
  4. Indra
  5. Culture > Arts > Music > Singing

Subcategories

Charles Wesley
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