Mount Vernon Nazarene University

2011-2012 Catalog

aMMA3093 History of Song in Worship [3].

A survey of the history of song in worship from ancient times to the present. This course includes a brief overview of ancient musical forms and their development, a discussion of the emergence of the chorale and hymn with an emphasis on 19th and 20th century hymnody, concluding with an analysis of modern worship music trends. The social and religious influences that shape worship music will be highlighted.