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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 by Clement C. Scholefield
Performer:  Benjamin Bayl (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Period: Romantic 
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 by Cyril Taylor
Performer:  Benjamin Bayl (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Cleobury
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; England 
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. 

Sound Samples

Praise, my soul, the King of heaven (Praise, my soul)
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): Ye choirs of new Jerusalem (St Fulbert)
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): Wake, O wake! with tidings thrilling (melody adapted and harm. J. S. Bach)
On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry (1987 Digital Remaster): On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry
There is a green hill far away (Horsley) (1994 Digital Remaster): There is a green hill far away (Horsley)
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)
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 - Remaster): Evening Hymn (Te lucis ante terminum)

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