This highly accessible analysis by John L. Bell, an expert on congregational song, offers ten persuasive answers to the question ‘Why do we sing?’ Each is explored with a wealth of illustration and practical insight born of twenty years’ experience in this field.
John L Bell is a Fellow of the Royal School of Church Music and a member of the Wild Goose Resource & Worship Groups, whose purpose is the creative renewal of public worship and song.
Reader review :
This is a wonderful exposition of a “bottom up” philosophy of singing – great stuff. How powerful singing together can be for people, how often we are damaged by teachers’ thoughtless remarks, and how those wounds can be healed.
Rev. Jean Darling