The Complete Hymn - Updates and Corrections
This section includes the updates that have been made and faults identified and corrected in The Complete Hymn. These have been logged from about a year before publication and are particularly relevant if you have an older version of TCH.
|Date||What has changed||Comment|
|Mar 2013||Tune SIDCUP added.||I wrote this tune for Take up thy cross. many years ago and have used it consistently instead of the rather weak BRESLAU.|
|Mar 2013||Hymn You're there! added.||Another
complete hymn or song that I wrote in 2007.
It is an uplifting reminder of the presence of God everywhere.
|Mar 2013||Christians lift up your hearts de-specialed.||I recommend the setting in Complete Anglican HON (Mayhew)|
|Apr 2013||The Spirit lives to set us free de-specialed.||An alternative tune I have written is available on the website - HERE|
|Apr 2013||Tune MARCHING de-specialed.||The arrangement using 2 beats last note + rest works best.|
|May 2013||Peace is flowing like a river - refrain option added. (Main Table)||Some hymnbooks have a non-refrain setting; analysis for both versions now included.|
|Jun 2013||Minor corrections and adjustments.|
|Jun 2013||Be still my soul (FINLANDIA) de-specialed.||See
the Main Table for what to play.
(The copyright holder wanted a hugely disproportionate fee for my small extract.)
|Jul 2013||A New Commandment - shorter play-over added.||Optional shorter play-over for use with leaflet or screen.|
|Aug 2013||Extracts of tune MICHAEL removed.||Copyright reasons; the short fanfares that I add are retained.|
|Aug 2013||Jesus put this song into our hearts added.||Settings in the hymnbooks not suitable for organ so I have added a complete setting here.|
|Aug 2013||Beauty for Brokenness - shorter bridge added.||Optional addition.|
|Sep 2013||This world you have made added to The Specials.|
|Sep 2013||All are welcome added to the Main Table.|
|Sep 2013||How great thou art - 2nd bridge added.||This is one bar shorter and fits well into this difficult tune.|
rejoice! Christ is in you...
Play-over suggested in table.
|Oct 2013||Tune CONTEMPLATION added to introduction (p7).||Sir Frederick Ouseley's tune is referred to quite often in the text so is added here for comparison.|
is a Redeemer -
method of repeating the refrain added
|This allows a seamless repeat of the refrain after the last verse which is often desirable.|
|Jan 2014||Father God, I wonder added to The Specials|
|Feb 2014||Page numbers added||This should speed up searches for items.|
|Feb 2014||Tune LUX EOI added to The Specials.|
|May 2014||The Complete Hymn published.||Official Publication Date 1 May 2014.|
is flowing like a river
added to The Specials.
|Aug 2014||Praise my soul - descant removed||Not the only descant! Reduces the score to 3 pages.|
|Aug 2014||Now thank we all our God (NUN DANKET)||Another play-over option added.|
sister, let me serve you...
Clarified with new music graphic.
|PDF of pp 43 & 44 on website.|
|Aug 2014||He who would valiant be revised.||The "cut" into the bridge was too abrupt.|
|Aug 2014||Men of Faith added to the Main Table.||Very playable on the organ; important to solo the verse melody.|
|Oct 2014||Short play-over added to One More Step.||With the words on a screen and the tune well known this worked well.|
|Nov 2014||MONKS GATE re-written.||Re-locating the bar-lines has enabled a much better arrangement.|
|Jan 2015||The Virgin Mary had a baby boy… Corrections.||Errors in the first full bar corrected; bass line at verse start adjusted.|
|Jan 2015||Several Worship Song outlines added to website||Largely taken from the volume to illustrate the scope of the work.|
|Apr 2016||Praise to the Lord, the Almighty||Recommended play-over starts on the 3rd line ("All ye who hear...")|
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