Latvian Methodist hymnody

Dseesmu Grahmata Biskapu Metodistu baznizai Latwija (Rigâ, 1924) [The Latvian Methodist Episcopal Hymnal]. The Latvian Methodist Episcopal hymnal (cited as LAMEH 1924) has some similarities with that of the Lithuanian Methodist Episcopal Hymnal (cited as LIMEH 1923, see ‘Lithuanian Methodist hymnody’*). Both hymnals included a preface by George Albert Simons*, the Methodist Episcopal Superintendent of the Baltic States; both were heavily dependent on the Gesangbuch der Bischöflichen Methodisten Kirche in Deutschland und der Schweiz (Hymnbook of the German Methodist Episcopal Church, Bremen, 1896, cited as GBMK 1896). However, its background sources were greatly expanded. It drew on the...

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