Heritage of Hymns: Classical Recordings of the Great Songs of Faith and Inspiration

A Heritage of Hymns: Classical Recordings of the Great Songs of Faith and Inspiration


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  1. God of Our Fathers (The National Hymn)
  2. Bless This House, for chorus & keyboard
  3. Rock of Ages
  4. Alleluia! Sing to Jesus, hymn
  5. Ellens Gesang III ("Ave Maria"), song for voice & piano, D. 839 (Op. 52
  6. Fairest Lord Jesus, Ruler of All Nature, hymn
  7. O God Our Help in Ages Past (Tune: St. Anne)
  8. Amazing Grace (Tune: New Britain)
  9. The Old Rugged Cross, hymn
  10. Prayer of Thanksgiving
  11. In the Garden, song
  12. Lead, Kindly Light
  13. The Holy City, sacred ballad for voice & piano (or orchestra and chorus, ad
  14. A Mighty Fortress Is Our God (Ein feste Burg)
  15. The Church's One Foundation (Tune: Aurelia)
  16. Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty (Tune: Nicaea), for chorus & organ
  17. St. Gertrude ("Onward, Christian soldiers"), hymn for chorus
  18. Blessed Assurance
  19. Come, Come, Ye Saints, Mormon hymn
  20. Pass Me Not, O Gentle Saviour
  21. Crown Him with Many Crowns, song (Tune: Diademata)
  22. Ave Maria, for voice & piano (after Bach's Prelude No. 1 from the Well-
  23. Ode to Joy (An die Freude)
  24. O store Gud (How great thou art), hymn (tune Sanningsvittnet)
  25. The Lord's Prayer

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Leontyne Price   Soprano (Vocal)
Arthur Fiedler   Conductor
Anthony Newman   Organ
Mormon Tabernacle Choir   Choir, Chorus
Eugene Ormandy   Conductor
Alexander Schreiner   Organ
George Beverly Shea   Brass Baritone
Sherrill Milnes   Baritone (Vocal)
Chestnut Brass Company   Ensemble
Tom Cook   Trumpet
Ben Harms   Timpani
St. Thomas Choir of Men and Boys   Choir, Chorus
Paul Mickelson   Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Frank Asper   Organ
Robert Cundick   Organ
Jay Krush   Tuba
Jon Spong   Organ
Larry Zimmerman   Trombone
Robert Shaw Chorale   Choir, Chorus
Bruce Barrie   Trumpet
George Decker   Organ
Cliff Barrows   Conductor
Arthur Fiedler Chorus   Choir, Chorus
Clyde Holloway   Organ
Philadelphia Brass & Percussion Ensemble   Ensemble
Jerome Hines   Bass (Vocal)
Marian Hesse   French Horn
Billy Graham Oklahoma City Crusade Choir   Choir, Chorus
George B. Shea   Brass Baritone
William Self   Choir Master
Arthur Fiedler Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Seth McCoy   Tenor (Vocal)
Frank W. Asper   Organ

Technical Credits

Charles Gounod   Composer
Arthur Sullivan   Composer
Richard Hayman   Arranger
Anthony Newman   Arranger
Richard Condie   Director
James P. Carrell   Composer
William Croft   Composer
Thomas Hastings   Composer
Robert Russell Bennett   Arranger
Johann Sebastian Bach   Arranger
Thomas Frost   Original Album Producer
John Newton   Arranger,Text
Isaac Watts   Text
Martin Luther   Text
Peter J. Wilhousky   Arranger
Robert Cundick   Arranger
Arthur Harris   Arranger
Charles Harbutt   Reissue Producer
E. Kremser   Arranger
Fanny Crosby   Text
Stephen T. Adams   Composer
Albert Hay Malotte   Composer
Helen Taylor   Text
Godfrey Thring   Composer
George Bennard   Composer,Text
Matthew Bridges   Text
W. Smith   Arranger
Traditional   Composer
Stuart K. Hine   Text
Thomas & Richard Frost   Original Album Producer
C. Austin Miles   Composer,Text
William Chatterton Dix   Text
Reginald Heber   Text
Jerold D. Ottley   Director
Edward Hodges   Arranger
Henry Van Dyke   Text
David Crane Roberts   Text
Stuart Hine   Text
Frederick Edward Weatherly   Text
John Cardinal Newman   Text
Samuel J. Stone   Text
Tammy Van Aken   Packaging Manager
Sabine Baring-Gould   Text
Edward H. Bickersteth   Text
William Clayton   Text
Elisabeth Ladwig   Art Direction
Robert Shaw   Director

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