Nicholas Temperley. The Music of the English Parish Church.
2 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979.
A comprehensive study of Anglican parochial
church music, including hymns and hymn singing up to 1965. Reprinted (with
the new preface) 2006.
Nicholas Temperley and Charles G. Manns. Fuging Tunes in the
Eighteenth Century. Detroit Studies in Music Bibliography,
No. 49. Detroit: Information Coordinators, 1983.
A pilot study for the printed HTI.
Stanley Sadie, ed. The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians.
2nd edition. London: Macmillan, 2001.
Contains useful articles on "Hymn",
"Psalms (Metrical)", "Psalmody", and the music of various
Christian denominations such as Anglicanism, Methodism, Congregationalism,
D. DeWitt Wasson. Hymntune Index and Related Materials.
3 vols. Langham, Maryland: Scarecrow press, 1998.
A valuable index of contemporary hymnals, specially
useful for finding post-1820 tunes. The indexing method is different
from ours, but is thoroughly explained in the introduction.
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