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Abide With Me - 50 Favourtie Hymns


Release Date: 06/03/1996 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 452252   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  John GossHenry PurcellTraditionalAnonymous,   ... 
Performer:  Richard FarnesJohn BowenKing's College Choir Cambridge
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Compiled here are fifty of the most beloved hymns performed by three of England's most distinguished choirs. Every selection here is sung in an appropriately dignified manner and if you're up for over two hours of consistently well-rendered quintessentially English treatments of these vernacular favorites it simply doesn't get any better than this. Compiled here are fifty of the most beloved hymns performed by three of England's most distinguished choirs. Every selection here is sung in an appropriately dignified manner and if you're up for over two hours of consistently well-rendered quintessentially English treatments of these vernacular favorites it simply doesn't get any better than this. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Praise my soul, the King of Heaven by John Goss
Performer:  Richard Farnes (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
2. Christ is made the sure foundation by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Richard Farnes (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
3. All glory, laud, and honor by Traditional
Performer:  Richard Farnes (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
4. When I survey the wondrous cross by Traditional
Performer:  John Bowen (Tenor), Richard Farnes (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
5. The Day of Resurrection by Anonymous
Performer:  Richard Farnes (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
6. O God, our help in ages past by William Croft
Performer:  Richard Farnes (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
7. Dear Lord and Father of Mankind by Charles Hubert Parry
Performer:  King's College Choir Cambridge (Baritone)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Period: Romantic 
Written: England 
8. Praise to the Holiest in the height by Traditional
9. Praise to the Lord by Traditional
10. The Church's One Foundation by Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Period: Romantic 
Written: England 
11. Crown him with many crowns by Sir George Elvey
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; England 
12. Love divine, all loves excelling by John Stainer
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
13. Holy, holy, holy "NIcaea" by John Bacchus Dykes
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1861; England 
14. Now thank we all our God by Traditional
15. Abide with me by Thelonious Monk
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1957; USA 
16. O Praise Ye the Lord (Laudate Dominum) by Charles Hubert Parry
Period: Romantic 
Written: United Kingdom 
17. Drop, drop, slow tears by Orlando Gibbons
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
18. Glory be to Jesus by Friedrich Filitz
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
19. There is a green hill far away by William Horsley
Period: Romantic 
Written: England 
20. According to Thy gracious word by William Tans'ur
Period: Baroque 
21. Holy Father, cheer our way by Friedrich Filitz
Period: Romantic 
22. Glory to Thee, my God this night by Thomas Tallis
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
23. The day thou gavest by Clement C. Scholefield
Period: Romantic 
24. Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding by Traditional
Written: England 
25. On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry by Anonymous
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1690; Germany 
26. Onward! Christian Soldiers by Arthur Sullivan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; England 
27. The Lord's my shepherd by J. Seymour Irvine
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1860; Scotland 
28. Guide me, o thou great Jehovah by John Hughes
Period: Romantic 
Written: Wales, UK 
29. All people that on earth do dwell by Traditional
30. O come, O come Emmanuel by Traditional
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; France 
31. Forty days and forty nights by Herbst,
32. O sacred head, sore wounded by Traditional
33. Christ the Lord is risen today by Traditional
Period: Classical 
34. The head that once was crowned with thorns by Jeremiah Clarke
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
35. Rock of ages by Traditional
36. Navy Hymn by John Bacchus Dykes
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1861; England 
37. All things bright and beautiful by William Henry Monk
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1887; England 
38. Be thou my vision by Traditional
39. Finlandia, Op. 26: Hymn by Jean Sibelius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899-1900; Finland 
40. The king of love my shepherd is by John Bacchus Dykes
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; England 
41. Let us with a gladsome mind by Traditional
42. English Hymnal: no 4, For all the saints by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1905; England 
43. O worship the king by William Croft
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
44. Come thou long expected Jesus by John Stainer
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; England 
45. Let all mortal flesh keep silence by Traditional
46. Spirit of mercy, truth and love by Samuel Webbe
Period: Classical 
47. Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us by Traditional
48. Immortal, Invisible by Traditional
49. Jesus, lover of my soul by Traditional
Period: Baroque 
50. Jerusalem by Charles Hubert Parry
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1916; England 

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