Dunblane Praises

Dunblane Praises (1965, 1967). The two collections under this title, published in 1965 and 1967 in manuscript form by the Scottish Churches' Music Consultation, were intended as a means of ‘field testing’ new hymns in congregations and as a stimulus for further new writing. Only two hundred copies of the first volume were printed, but the need to print another 1,200 copies indicated a demand for new material. As the Consultation came to the end of its work, selected items were republished, with additional compositions, in New Songs of the Church 1 and 2 (Galliard/Scottish Churches' Council, 1969). Dunblane Praises for Schools appeared in 1970, the product of a different editorial...

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