Tag: Christian Music
Songs from the Heart
《心中音乐》(Xin Zhong Yinyue, Songs from the Heart), a hymnbook by Scott Callaham is now available. Songs from the Heart includes 41 hymns written in Chinese with Western music notation, Chinese-style numerical notation, and guitar chords for each hymn.
Joann Pittman recently talked with Scott to find out more about how a former submariner from Texas ended up composing hymns in Chinese. She posed three questions.
Listening to the Music of Contemporary Chinese Christianity
This article looks at the development of Chinese hymns and spiritual songs, along with some examples, during recent periods of Chinese history. These provide insight into the hearts of Chinese Christians during both the difficult days and today’s contemporary church.
In 2001, Handel’s Messiah was performed in Beijing’s Forbidden City conducted by Timothy Su Wenxing (苏文星 ), a Christian. When he took the podium, he displayed a public manifestation of faith seldom seen in the PRC. When will Handel’s Messiah again be performed in China?