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The Singing Thing:A Case for Congregational Song/G5510
by John L. Bell
Great inspirational book to keep you excited about singing. Learn how to bring special meaning to your role in your church choir. Make your church members get excited again about music. Light-hearted and fun-loving presentation of church music.
Paperback, 158 pages
Published June 13th 2000 by GIA Publications
(first published June 2000)
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An easily read book, from one of my favourite contemporary hymn-writers. John comes out of the "folk" tradition of worship leaders, but this has something to say to people of all musical tastes, and he largely side-steps the "traditional versus contemporary/choir versus praise band" debates. It isn't just for organists/music directors/worship leaders or clergy, but, aimed as it is at encouraging congregational worship and specifically singing, it is a worthwhile and quick read for any Christian. ...more