Singing a New Song: On Old Testament and Latin American Psalmody

Erhard S. Gerstenberger

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/1985

Issue: The Psalms (Vol. 5, No 2, Spring, 1985)

Music, be it vocal or instrumental, always has played an important role in all kinds of religious rituals throughout all known cultures. Sound and melody, rhythm and movement are integral to many forms of worship. The reasons for this ornamentation and mystification of the divine services lie hidden far back in pre-history.

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