religious song

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n religious song religious music for singing
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Usage

In literature:

A writer of many religious solos and part songs is E.W.
"Contemporary American Composers" by Rupert Hughes
Wherever these old songs came from they must have dated from some period of religious revival.
"The Little Manx Nation - 1891" by Hall Caine
Thus in religious instruction and church song the foundations of the Christian common school were laid.
"History of Education" by Levi Seeley
The idea of a final reward is expressed in still more unmistakable accents in a religious song of which two fragments have come down to us.
"A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1" by Georges Perrot
To the end he was unable to compose any songs which were not religious.
"A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
Neither song, nor dance, nor the sound of those primitive instruments ever take the character of a religious demonstration.
"My Friends the Savages" by Giovanni Battista Cerruti
Not even religious songs or the Lord's Prayer are allowed.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 54, No. 3, July, 1900" by Various
Later came "Jesus Loves the Little Children" and other religious songs.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 54, No. 4, October, 1900" by Various
His fervid lyrical style usually serves as an admirable vehicle for the warm religious sentiment of his song.
"Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark" by Jens Christian Aaberg
In those days there were no popular religious hymns or songs.
"Brother Francis" by Eileen Douglas
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In news:

Sixteen years ago, they were preacher's sons living under a strict religious mandate that prohibited music other than church songs, movies and short pants.
Religious Tension Squelched With Song In 'Where Do We Go Now?'.
Pastor Johnson said he was going to launch a call-to-action boycott against the rapper and any radio station that plays the song " Amen ," tagging it as blasphemous, citing its use of religious language.
Through song and prayers, religious leaders from throughout Meridian and Lauderdale County gathered Friday for the Mayor's Leadership Prayer Breakfast.
"There seems to be a theme in the album, not intentional, and it's funny because for somebody who is not a religious person, God comes up a lot in my songs," says legendary singer/songwriter Paul Simon.
Tenor Paul T Fockler will sing a recital of religious and secular songs at noon on Tuesday, Oct 23, at First Lutheran Church, 415 Vine Street, Johnstown.
Emory University, Atlanta's First Congregational Church, and the non-profit religious music organization Meridian Herald will present the 2012 Atlanta Music Festival Concert: "Songs of Aspiration, Hope and Progress".
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