Know Your Anglican Hymnals?

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This quiz will test your knowledge of the Anglican hymn tradition, mostly from an Episcopal Church point of view. Hymnal collectors and general hymn geeks may also do well.

So prove your knowledge of this truly obscure subject and take this quiz. I promise that you will find it at least somewhat interesting and enlightening.

Created by: Steve Benner

  1. Which Victorian hymnal popularized the singing of German chorales, plainsong, and a whole bevy of newly-written high church hymnody?
  2. What was the first hymnal in the Episcopal Church to have a music edition published by an official church publisher (instead of commercial ventures)?
  3. The tune "Sine nomine" was written by
  4. The tune "Sine nomine" first appeared in which hymnal?
  5. The Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena by Healey Willan is which setting in The Hymnal 1940?
  6. The "Mass of the Quiet Hour" in The Hymnal 1940 is by
  7. In what year did The Hymnal 1982 first appear in Episcopal pews?
  8. In what year was the first edition of Hymns Ancient & Modern published?
  9. Which of the following is a supplement to The Hymnal 1982 published by Church Publishing?
  10. Which hymn contains the line: Where Afric's sunny fountains roll down their golden sand
  11. Which hymn first made its appearance in an Episcopal hymnal with the 1982 (not counting any supplements or unofficial publications)?
  12. Which Victorian translated German chorales and published them in Lyra Germanica?
  13. Who composed what's arguably the most-loved (or at least most used) setting of the Rite II Gloria (S-280)?
  14. The latest edition of Hymns Ancient & Modern appeared in 2000 with what title?
  15. The text editor of The English Hymnal was
  16. What's the name of the highly successful hymnal series published by Kevin Mayhew Ltd?
  17. What's the second line of the hymn "I am the bread of life?"

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