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Best Hymns 50

Best Hymns 50 / Various
Release Date: 04/19/2011 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 48472   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  John GossGaelic TraditionalRalph Vaughan WilliamsMartin Luther,   ... 
Performer:  Stephen CleoburyThomas WilliamsonSioned WilliamsBenjamin Bayl,   ... 
Conductor:  Stephen CleoburySir David WillcocksPhilip LedgerPhilip Moore,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wallace Collection (Brass Ensemble)
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 4 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Praise my soul, the King of Heaven by John Goss
Performer:  Stephen Cleobury (Descant), Thomas Williamson (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
2. Morning has broken (Bunessan), song by Gaelic Traditional
Performer:  Sioned Williams (Harp)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
3. English Hymnal: no 1, Come down, O Love divine by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Thomas Williamson (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1906; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
4. Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott by Martin Luther
Performer:  Thomas Williamson (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wallace Collection (Brass Ensemble)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 13 Secs. 
5. O what their joy and their glory must be (Regnator Orbis), song by Traditional
Performer:  Benjamin Bayl (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Length: 7 Minutes 54 Secs. 
6. When I survey the wondrous Cross, hymn (Rockingham) by Edward Miller
Performer:  Benjamin Bayl (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Period: Classical 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
7. Be thou my vision by Traditional
Performer:  Sioned Williams (Harp)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
8. The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended by Traditional
Performer:  Benjamin Bayl (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
9. Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence, carol by Traditional
Performer:  Benjamin Bayl (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Period: Classical 
Length: 4 Minutes 8 Secs. 
10. Praise to the Lord, the Almighty by Traditional
Performer:  Stephen Cleobury (Descant), Thomas Williamson (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Period: Classical 
Written: Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
11. The Lord's my shepherd, hymn (tune Brother James) by James Bain
Performer:  Sioned Williams (Harp), Thomas Bullard ()
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
12. Thine be the glory (tune Maccabeaus, after Handel), No. 120 by Traditional
Performer:  Thomas Williamson (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wallace Collection (Brass Ensemble)
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
13. Drop, drop, slow tears by Orlando Gibbons
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
Length: 1 Minutes 21 Secs. 
14. Glorious things of thee are spoken (tune: Abbot's Leigh), hymn by Cyril Taylor
Performer:  Benjamin Bayl (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Period: Modern 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
15. All People That on Earth Do Dwell by Louis Bourgeois
Performer:  Benjamin Bayl (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wallace Collection (Brass Ensemble)
Period: Renaissance 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
16. Abide with me by William Henry Monk
Performer:  Peter Stevens (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1861; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 53 Secs. 
17. 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. 
18. 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. 
19. 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. 
20. 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. 
21. 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. 
22. On Jordans's bank the Baptist's cry by Anonymous
Performer:  Adrian Partington (Organ), Sir Philip Ledger (Descant)
Conductor:  Philip Ledger
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
23. There is a green hill far away by William Horsley
Conductor:  Philip Ledger
Period: Romantic 
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
24. 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. 
25. 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. 
26. 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. 
27. 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. 
28. 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. 
29. 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. 
30. 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. 
31. 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. 
32. 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. 
33. Soul of my Saviour (Anima Christi), hymn by William Maher
Performer:  John Scott Whiteley (Organ)
Conductor:  Philip Moore
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
34. 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. 
35. 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. 
36. All creatures of our God and King by Anonymous
Performer:  John Scott Whiteley (Organ)
Conductor:  Philip Moore
Written: England 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
37. 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. 
38. Lead us, Heavenly Father, lead us (Tune: Mannheim) by Friedrich Filitz
Performer:  Ian Wells (Organ)
Conductor:  Ian Tracey
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
39. 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. 
40. 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. 
41. 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. 
42. Come, Holy Ghost, Our Souls Inspire (tune "Veni Creator") (New English Hymnal No. 138) by Traditional
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
43. O Sacred Head, hymn by Hans Leo Hassler
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1601; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
44. O Come and Mourn With Me Awhile by Nicola A. Montani
Performer:  Ian Wells (Organ)
Conductor:  Ian Tracey
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
45. 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. 
46. St. Gertrude "Onward, Christian soldiers" by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Ian Wells (Organ)
Conductor:  Ian Tracey
Period: Post-Romantic 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
47. Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Tune: Repton), anthem by Charles H. Parry
Performer:  Benjamin Bayl (Organ), Thomas Bullard ()
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; United Kingdom 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
48. My song is love unknown, hymn for chorus by John Ireland
Performer:  Thomas Williamson (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Period: Modern 
Written: United Kingdom 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
49. Jerusalem ("And did those feet in ancient time"), for chorus & organ (or orchestra) by Charles H. Parry
Performer:  Oliver Brett (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1916; United Kingdom 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
50. Wake, O wake by Otto Nicolai
Performer:  Adrian Partington (Organ)
Conductor:  Philip Ledger
Period: Romantic 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 

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