How We Lost The Psalms

In the course of time the constraint of Calvin’s ideals has gradually come to be less felt in the worship of the Reformed Churches. A modification of view as to the relations of art and worship has permitted the harmonization of congregational song, its instrumental accompaniment, and also the introduction of the music of impression whether of the choir or organ.

—Benson, Louis Fitzgerald. John Calvin and the Psalmody of the Reformed Churches.

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