Hymn / American Boychoir
American Boychoir / Chapman / Paris / Slce
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Notes and Editorial Reviews
1. Praise To The Lord
2. Fairest Lord Jesus
3. Praise, My Soul, The King Of Heaven
4. Amazing Grace
5. All Creatures Of Our God And King
6. There's A Wideness In God's Mercy
7. Christe Qui Lux Es Et Dies
8. Lamb Of God
9. His Strength Is Perfect
10. Spirit Of The Living God
11. Mighty Fortress Is Our God, A
12. Eternal Love
13. Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty
14. Morning Has Broken
15. Softly And Tenderly
16. God Be With You
17. Old 100th, The
American Boychoir includes: James Litton (conductor).
Additional personnel: Steven Curtis Chapman (vocals, guitar);
Twila Paris (vocals); Kevin Kuhn (classical & steel guitars); Daire Fitzgerald (cello); David Hamilton (piano); William K. Trafka (organ); St. Lukes Chamber Ensemble, The Albemarle Consort Of Voices.
Engineers: Richard King, Steven Bishoff, David Hamilton, Roy Hendrickson.
Recorded at Warner Brothers Studios, Nashville, Tennesee on May 23, 1994; St. George's Episcopal Church, New York, New York from June 20-22, 1994; Studio At Mole End, Franklin, Tennessee on July 20, 1994; Power Station, New York, New York on August 8, 1994. Includes liner notes by James Litton.
Works on This Recording
Praise, My Soul, The King Of Heaven
All Creatures Of Our God And King
There's A Wideness In God's Mercy
Christe, Qui Lux Es Et Dies
A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty
Average Customer Review: ( 1 Customer Review )
Be prepared for strange surprises!! June 19, 2012
By J. MacLeod (Cambridge, ON) See All My Reviews
"The singing of the American Boychoir is impeccable and their performances on these hymns is consistently of a very high standard. Why,then, the low rating? The problem is that interspersed with these fine, classically inspired performances are bands featuring country and western musicians. I am not qualified to judge this style of music. To me, it seemed excessive sentimental, occasionally crossing over into mawkish and very edgy. The vocal style of the C/W professionals undeniably provided a stark contrast with the boys' singing, but not a good one. I think the presence of these performers should have been made much clearer on the CD sleeve.If on the other hand, you like the treble sound interspersed with country twang, this is the album for you."