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“The Church Composer and the Contemporary Musical Scene”

The Musical Heritage of the Church, Vol. VI, 1963, p. 85-91; see also Lutheran Education, Oct. 1959, 86-91.

"The Composer in the Church," This Day, Aug. 1961,18-19.

"A Hymn Teaching Schedule for Lutheran Schools,"

Lutheran Education, Sept. 1961, 25-34.

"Progress Report: Music in the New Hymnal," The Lutheran Witness,

19 Jan.1965,19.

"The Music of Contemporary Hymnody," CM (Church Music) 66.1, 30-33.

"The Practical Repertory," CM 66.1, 37-38.

"Richard Wienhorst's Canticle of the Three Children,"

reviewed in CM 66.1, 64.

"The Organ: A Heritage under Challenge," CM 67.1, 38-40.

"Vatican II Reverberates in the Midwest," CM 67.1, 41-42.

"Focus on the Composer of Church Music," CM 67.2, 5-14.

"Musical Commemoration of the Reformation,"CM 68.1, 64.

"Popular Church Music-Twentieth Century Style," CM 69.2, 1-7.

"... and bring hither the Timbrel," CM 70.1, 38-39.

"Contemporary Music and Technology," CM 70.2, 64-65.

"Sources and Sounds of the New Music," CM 72.1,1-9.

"Some Notes on New Notation," CM 72.1, 10—11.

"In Memoriam: Luther Dotterer Reed (1873-1972)," CM 72.2, 24.

"A Quarter Century of Liturgical Institutes at Valparaiso University,"

CM 73.2, 39-40.

"Composers for the Church: Paul Bunjes," CM 74.2,15-26.

Choral Music in Print and Organ Music in Print, reviews in CM 76.2, 50-51.

Sing the Mass: New Liturgical Music for Cantor, Choir, and Congregation

review in Response, 1977, 54-55.

"The Lutherans' Hymn Survey—The Composer Connection,"

CM 77.2, 34-36.

"Church Modes," definition essay. Keywords in Church Music, 1978, 82-86.

"Church Music History—20th Century," definition essay in

Keywords in Church Music, 1978,138-145.

"Notation." definition essay, Keywords in Church Music, 1978, 261-270.

"Music in the Church Today," A Handbook of Church Music, 1978, 232-253.

"Publishing Music in America: A Symposium," CM 78.2, 2-10.

Ecumenical Praise, review in CM 78.2, 45M6.

"Challenges in Music and Worship/' Journal of Church Music,

Dec. 1978, 4-8.

"The Music for Setting One of Holy Communion/' Church Music Memo, Number 20, 1978,1-6.

"An Interview with Richard Hillert: Music Editor for Lutheran Book of Worship/' CM 79, 70-76.

"A Christmas Miracle," Christmas, The Annual of Christmas Literature and Art, 1981, 40-44.

"Commentary on Five Christmas Hymns,"

Christmas, The Annual of Christmas Literature and Art, 1985, 31-36.

"The Music of Divine Service II: Setting One," Lutheran Worship Notes, 1986, 2-4.

"Commentary on Ukrainian Carols," Christmas, The Annual of Christmas Literature and Art 1986, 24-30

“A Christmas Fantasy: The Nutcracker by Ptr llich Tchaikovsky,”

Christmas, The Annual of Christmas Literature and Art, 1986, 32-35

“Christmas Carol Greetings,”

Christmas, The Annual of Christmas Literature and Art, 1988, 20. 

“Ritual Music: The Composer’s Song-The People’s Song”

Church Music Composers’ Symposium, River Forest, February 1989

“Composing for Worship,”

Church Music: The Future, Westminster Choir College Symposium, 1989, 54-59

“The Liturgical Choral Music of Henryk Grecki and Arvo Prt,”

Cross Accent, No. 7, Jan. 1996, 16-25.

“Composers for the church: Carl F. Schalk,”

Cross Accent, Spring 2002
Vol. 10, Number 1, 3-18

“About Setting One,” Currents in Theology and Mission, Oct. 2003, Vol. 30, No. 5, 333-341;

see also CrossAccent, Fall 2003