Posts tagged ‘Advent’

December 4, 2016

2016-12-04 Notes from the Bench

“Who Comes?” by Leo Nestor

A commentary on this week’s music by Dr. James T. Gerber, Music Associate


The Advent carol, “Who Comes?” by Leo Nestor is the first of a set of three carols for the Advent and Christmas season. The text is by the internationally published British poet and hymn-writer, Brian Wren. Wren’s texts are not only beautifully written, but have raised an awareness of the necessity for theological integrity of contemporary Christian hymnody. His hymns have been published in numerous hymnals including four hymns in The Hymnal 1982.


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