Somebody's Got My Hymnal: A Lighthearted Look at the Art of Directing a Choir (Paperback)John Yarrington (author)
Paperback Published: 01/05/2004
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You have completed the choir warm-up prior to the worship service when you hear these dreaded words from a choir member, "Somebody's got my hymnal!" John Yarrington has experienced this and more in his years of experience as a church musician. This intriguing book features chapters that will inform and entertain you, such as "I've Got the Blue Jean Blues," "I Come to the Garden... Alone," and "I Dance...They Play." In "Somebody's Got My Hymnal, John Yarrington shows that the art of church music and directing a choir should he taken very seriously, but does so with much-needed comic relief. He tackles score presentation, conducting, interpersonal relationships in church music, and choral technique. He challenges church musicians to strive for their spiritual and musical best. John shares many humorous anecdotes from his experiences as church musician and clinician. You will find jokes, quotes, and stories throughout the book.
Publisher: Abingdon Press
Weight: 122 g
Dimensions: 220 x 139 x 7 mm
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