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Hymn Writers

See with the Eyes of God

The Music of Dan Damon

Dan Damon is an author/composer who knows and understands the tradition of hymn-writing but is able to infuse it with creative post-modern thought—and vice versa. While his texts are to the point, they do not indulge in stark language merely for shock value or to prove their “relevance.” And Damon’s tunes, notable for their diversity, are singable and supportive of the text.

Gift of Love

The Music of Hal. H. Hopson

This is the second of a series of articles by David Music on contemporary American hymn writers. For more of this series, visit ReformedWorship.org.

Many church musicians are familiar with Hal H. Hopson as a writer of choral anthems, handbell music, hymn enhancements, and works in other genres. But he has also made significant contributions to the repertory of congregational song.

With Joy Her Spirit Sings

The Music of Rae E. Whitney

This is the first of several articles by David Music spotlighting contemporary American hymn writers.