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Sing It Again! The Art and Science of Repetition in Worship

2019 Calvin Symposium on Worship | Workshop

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The topic of repetition abounds in our conversations about worship. Whether we’re discussing words, actions, melodies, or songs, everyone seems to have an opinion on how much repetition is too much, too little, or just right. This workshop draws from recent work in cognitive science, musicology, and practical theology to present a framework for determining why we should repeat, what we should repeat, and how we should repeat when leading music in congregational worship.