Many facets of Donald P. Hustad's distinguished career as professor author and church musician are celebrated in this volume by 29 peers and former students. There are essays by Paul Westermeyer Alan Luff Milburn Price Carl Schalk Brian Wren Deborah Carlton Loftis Tom Bolton and Christopher Idle as well as research articles by Michael Hawn Carl Daw David Music Bert Polman Mel Wilhoit Michael Raley William Clemmons and Pam Dennis. Also included are hymns and tunes by Timothy-Dudley Smith Michael Saward Carl Daw Austin Lovelace Ronald Turner and William Bradley Roberts. Hustad's own work is recounted by Rhonda Furr in a biography and list of works and recalled appreciatively by Hugh McElrath George Shorney Les Hollon and Billy Graham. Paul Richardson (Samford University) and Timothy Sharp (American Choral Directors Association) edited the volume.
Paul A. Richardson:
January 10, 2007
People involved in music and religion celebrate the work of Hustad (b. 1918), who was responsible for publishing hymnals in evangelical Christianity. After appreciations, including one by Billy Graham, a biography, and a bibliography, they present articles and essays on such topics as inner logic and composing through in 88.88.88. tunes, an African addendum on music in missions, to and fro with Cum Rhondda, proclamation and praise, the church's music in the church-related college, and the Scopes trial songs. Seven hymns close the volume.