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23 Favorite Hymns ()

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composed by Anonymous, Lyra Davidica, Arthur H. Brown, Arthur Sullivan, Benjamin Milgrove, Edwin George Monk, George Smart, Herbert Howells, Irish Tradtional, Jeremiah Clarke, Jessie Seymour Irvine, Johann Abraham Peter Schulz, John Bacchus Dykes, John Barnard

The Choir of Norwich Cathedral offers a straightforward account of some of the most popular Anglican hymns. The choir of men and boys sings with full, pure tone and a smooth legato. The legato is so effectively executed, however, that given the resonance of the Cathedral, the words are occasionally so run together as to be difficult to understand. Director Neil Taylor takes a slow tempo for most hymns, giving them a reverential weightiness that can feel ponderous by the third or fourth verse. The choir works to alleviate ...

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  1. Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven
  2. Just as I am, without one plea (tune Saffron Walden)
  3. We plough the fields and scatter
  4. Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty (Tune: Nicaea), for chorus & organ
  5. Through All the Changing Scenes of Life
  6. St. Gertrude ("Onward, Christian soldiers"), hymn for chorus
  7. Abide with me (Tune: Eventide)
  8. Christ triumphant, ever reigning (tune: Guiting Power), hymn
  9. The God of Abraham praise
  10. Lift High the Cross (Crucifer), hymn
  11. We sing the praise of him who died (tune: Bow Brickhill), hymn
  12. The Lord's My Shepherd, hymn ("Crimond")
  13. Eternal Father, strong to save (Navy Hymn or Melita)
  14. Alleluya, sing to Jesus (Tune: Hyfrydol) (New English Hymnal 271)
  15. Angel Voices Ever Singing
  16. Be Thou My Vision
  17. Praise to the Holiest in the Height
  18. Jesus Christ Is Risen Today, hymn
  19. O Worship the King
  20. For all thy saints, O Lord (tune Mount Ephraim), No. 224
  21. Hymn "The Head That Once Was Crowned with Thorns"
  22. Lift up your hearts! (Tune: All Souls)
  23. All my hope on God is founded (tune: Michael), for chorus
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23 Favorite Hymns
2006, Priory Records

UPC: 5028612250182

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