“The use of instrument in the church The…

“The use of instrument in the church. The Greeks as well as the Jews were wont to use instruments as accompaniments in their sacred songs. The converts to Christianity accordingly must have been familiar with this mode of singing; yet it is generally believed that the primitive Christians failed to adopt the use of instrumental music in their religious worship”

“Music, Christian” , McClintock-Strong, Baker Publishing, 1969 (reprint) volume 6, p. 759.