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Best Hymns 100

Best Hymns 100 / Various
Release Date: 03/29/2011 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 97563   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  TraditionalMartin LutherWilliam Henry HarrisClement C. Scholefield,   ... 
Performer:  Tom WilliamsonSioned WilliamsBenjamin BaylThomas Bullard,   ... 
Conductor:  Stephen CleoburySir David WillcocksSir Philip LedgerPhilip Moore,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College ChoirThe Wallace Collection
Number of Discs: 6 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Praise my soul the King of heaven by Traditional
Performer:  Tom Williamson (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Date of Recording: 03/2000 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: English 
2.
Morning has broken by Traditional
Performer:  Sioned Williams (Harp)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Date of Recording: 03/2000 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: English 
3.
Come down, o love divine by Traditional
Performer:  Tom Williamson (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Date of Recording: 03/2000 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: English 
4.
Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott by Martin Luther
Performer:  Tom Williamson (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Wallace Collection,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/2000 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 5 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: German 
5.
O what their joy and their glory must be by William Henry Harris
Performer:  Benjamin Bayl (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; England 
Date of Recording: 03/2000 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 7 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: English 
6.
When I survey the wondrous cross by Traditional
Performer:  Benjamin Bayl (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Date of Recording: 03/2000 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: English 
7.
Dear Lord and Father of mankind by Traditional
Performer:  Benjamin Bayl (Organ), Thomas Bullard (Baritone)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Date of Recording: 03/2000 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: English 
8.
Be thou my vision by Traditional
Performer:  Sioned Williams (Harp)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Date of Recording: 03/2000 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: English 
9.
The day thou gavest by Clement C. Scholefield
Performer:  Benjamin Bayl (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 03/2000 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: English 
10.
All my hope on God is founded by Traditional
Performer:  Benjamin Bayl (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Wallace Collection,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Date of Recording: 03/2000 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 5 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: English 
11.
Let all mortal flesh keep silence by Edward Bairstow
Performer:  Benjamin Bayl (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; England 
Date of Recording: 03/2000 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: English 
12.
Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of Creation by Traditional
Performer:  Tom Williamson (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Date of Recording: 03/2000 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: English 
13.
Love Unknown by Traditional
Performer:  Tom Williamson (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Date of Recording: 03/2000 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: English 
14.
The Lord is My Shepherd by Traditional
Performer:  Sioned Williams (Harp), Thomas Bullard (Baritone)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Date of Recording: 03/2000 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: English 
15.
Thine be the glory by Traditional
Performer:  Tom Williamson (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Wallace Collection,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Date of Recording: 03/2000 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: English 
16.
Drop, drop slow tears by Traditional
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 03/2000 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 1 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: English 
17.
Glorious things of thee are spoken by Traditional
Performer:  Benjamin Bayl (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge King's College Choir
Date of Recording: 03/2000 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: English 
18.
All people that on earth do dwell by Traditional
Performer:  Benjamin Bayl (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Wallace Collection,  Cambridge King's College Choir
Date of Recording: 03/2000 
Venue:  King's College Chapel, Cambridge 
Length: 5 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: English 
19.
Dear Lord and Father of Mankind by Charles Hubert Parry
Performer:  Thomas Bullard (), Benjamin Bayl (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Period: Romantic 
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
20.
Jerusalem by Charles Hubert Parry
Performer:  Oliver Brett (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1916; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
21.
Abide with me by William Henry Monk
Performer:  Peter Stevens (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1861; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 53 Secs. 
22.
I vow to thee, my country, H 148 by Gustav Holst
Performer:  Peter Stevens (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1921; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
23.
Alleluia! Sing to Jesus, hymn by Rowland H. Prichard
Performer:  Oliver Brett (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
24.
Ye choirs of new Jerusalem by Henry John Gauntlett
Performer:  Ian Hare (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
25.
The head that once was crowned with thorns by Jeremiah Clarke
Performer:  Sir David Willcocks (Descant), Ian Hare (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
26.
Holy, holy, holy "NIcaea" by John Bacchus Dykes
Performer:  Ian Hare (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1861; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
27.
Praise to the Holiest in the height (Tune: Richmond) by Thomas Haweis
Performer:  Ian Hare (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
28.
Wake, O wake by Otto Nicolai
Performer:  Adrian Partington (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Period: Romantic 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
29.
On Jordans's bank the Baptist's cry by Anonymous
Performer:  Sir Philip Ledger (Descant), Adrian Partington (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
30.
There is a green hill far away by William Horsley
Conductor:  Sir Philip Ledger
Period: Romantic 
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
31.
O Sacred Head, Now Wounded, hymn by Hans Leo Hassler
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1601; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
32.
Jesus Christ Is Risen Today, Alleluya! (from the Lyra Davidica) by Anonymous
Performer:  Ian Hare (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Period: Baroque 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
33.
Bright the vision that delighted (tune Redhead) (NEH 343) by Richard Redhead
Performer:  Sir David Willcocks (Descant), Ian Hare (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
34.
Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire (tune Veni Creator), No. 138 by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
35.
Evening Hymn for chorus & organ by Henry Balfour Gardiner
Performer:  James Lancelot (Organ)
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Period: Modern 
Written: circa 1910 
Length: 5 Minutes 32 Secs. 
36.
O store Gud (How great thou art), hymn (tune Sanningsvittnet) by Traditional
Performer:  John Scott Whiteley (Organ)
Conductor:  Philip Moore
Period: Romantic 
Written: after 1886; Sweden 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
37.
Let all the world in every corner sing (tune Luckington) (NEH 394) by Basil Harwood
Performer:  John Scott Whiteley (Organ)
Conductor:  Philip Moore
Period: Modern 
Length: 1 Minutes 38 Secs. 
38.
New Britain (Amazing Grace) [The Sacred Harp] (Philadelphia) by Traditional
Performer:  John Scott Whiteley (Organ)
Conductor:  Philip Moore
Written: 1860 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
39.
English Hymnal: no 4, For all the saints by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  John Scott Whiteley (Organ)
Conductor:  Philip Moore
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1905; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 7 Secs. 
40.
How sweet the name of Jesus sounds (Tune: St. Peter) by Alexander Reinagle
Performer:  John Scott Whiteley (Organ)
Conductor:  Philip Moore
Period: Classical 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
41.
Rejoice, the Lord is King, HWV 286 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  John Scott Whiteley (Organ)
Conductor:  Philip Moore
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1747; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
42.
Soul of my Saviour (Anima Christi), hymn by William Maher
Performer:  John Scott Whiteley (Organ)
Conductor:  Philip Moore
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
43.
Jesus shall reign where'er the sun (tune: Truro) No. 388 (First Tune) by Isaac Watts
Performer:  John Scott Whiteley (Organ)
Conductor:  Philip Moore
Period: Baroque 
Length: 1 Minutes 47 Secs. 
44.
O worship the King (Tune: Hanover, or Tally's) by William Croft
Performer:  John Scott Whiteley (Organ)
Conductor:  Philip Moore
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1708 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
45.
All creatures of our God and King by Anonymous
Performer:  John Scott Whiteley (Organ)
Conductor:  Philip Moore
Written: England 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
46.
John Brown's Body, folk song (tune Mine eyes have seen the glory) by Traditional
Performer:  Ian Tracey (Descant), Ian Wells (Organ)
Conductor:  Ian Tracey
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
47.
Lead us, Heavenly Father, lead us (Tune: Mannheim) by Friedrich Filitz
Performer:  Ian Wells (Organ)
Conductor:  Ian Tracey
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
48.
The Old Rugged Cross, hymn by George Bennard
Performer:  Ian Wells (Organ)
Conductor:  Ian Tracey
Period: Modern 
Written: 1913; United States of Ame 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
49.
All my hope on God is founded by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Ian Wells (Organ)
Conductor:  Ian Tracey
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
50.
O Come and Mourn With Me Awhile by Anonymous
Performer:  Ian Wells (Organ)
Conductor:  Ian Tracey
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
51.
Love Divine, All Loves Excelling (Tune: Blaenwern) by William P. Rowlands
Performer:  Ian Wells (Organ)
Conductor:  Ian Tracey
Period: Classical 
Written: Wales 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
52.
Onward! Christian Soldiers by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Ian Wells (Organ)
Conductor:  Ian Tracey
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Praise, my soul, the King of heaven (Praise, my soul) (desc. Cleobury)
Morning has broken (Bunessan)
Come down, O Love divine (Down Ampney)
A mighty fortress is our God (Ein' feste Burg)
O what their joy and their glory must be (Regnator Orbis)
When I survey the wondrous cross (Rockingham)
Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Repton)
Be thou my vision (Slane)
The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended (St Clement)
Let all mortal flesh keep silence (Picardy)
Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of creation (Hast du denn, Jesu)
My song is love unknown (Love Unknown)
The Lord's my shepherd (Brother James' Air)
Thine be the glory (Maccabaeus)
Drop, drop, slow tears (Song 46)
Glorious things of thee are spoken (Abbot's Leigh)
All people that on earth do dwell (The Old Hundredth)
Jerusalem
Abide with me (vv. 2, 4 & 5 arr. Cleobury)
I vow to thee, my country (Thaxted)
Alleluya, sing to Jesus (Hyfrydol) [last verse omitted]
Ye choirs of new Jerusalem (St Fulbert) (1994 Digital Remaster)
The head that once was crowned with thorns (St Magnus)
Holy, holy, holy (Nicaea) (v.2 arr. Willcocks)
Praise to the Holiest (Richmond)
Wake, O wake! with tidings thrilling (melody adapted and harm. J. S. Bach) (1987 Digital Remaster)
On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry (1987 Digital Remaster)
There is a green hill far away (Horsley) (1994 Digital Remaster)
O sacred head, sore wounded ('Passion Chorale': English Hymnal No. 102; O Haupt voll Blud und Wunden from the St Matthew Passion BWV244 Nos. 21 & 72) (1994 Digital Remaster)
Jesus Christ is risen today (Easter Hymn)
Bright the vision that delighted (Redhead No.46)
Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire (Veni Creator)
Evening Hymn (Te lucis ante terminum) (1995 Digital Remaster)

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