Concept

Anglican church music

Summary
Anglican church music is music that is written for Christian worship in Anglican religious services, forming part of the liturgy. It mostly consists of pieces written to be sung by a church choir, which may sing a cappella or accompanied by an organ. Anglican music forms an important part of traditional worship not only in the Church of England, but also in the Scottish Episcopal Church, the Church in Wales, the Church of Ireland, the Episcopal Church in the United States of America, the Anglican Church of Canada, the Anglican Church of Australia and other Christian denominations which identify as Anglican. It can also be used at the Personal Ordinariates of the Roman Catholic Church. Forms The chief musical forms in Anglican church music are centred around the forms of worship defined in the liturgy. Service settings Service settings are choral settings of the words of the liturgy. These include: ; The Ordinary of the Eucharist : Sung Eucha
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