Best Loved Hymns

Best Loved Hymns

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by Stephen Cleobury

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Warner Classics

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  1. All my hope on God is founded (tune: Michael), for chorus [Michael: A F
  2. Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven
  3. Morning Has Broken, song (Tune: Bunessan)
  4. Come Down, O Love Divine, hymn ("Down Ampney")
  5. A Mighty Fortress Is Our God (Ein feste Burg)
  6. O What Their Joy and Their Glory Must Be
  7. When I survey the wondrous Cross, hymn (Rockingham)
  8. Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Tune: Repton), anthem
  9. Be Thou My Vision
  10. The Day Thou Gavest, Lord, Is Ended (Tune: St. Clement)
  11. Let all mortal flesh keep silence, for chorus & organ (Picardy)
  12. Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
  13. My song is love unknown, hymn for chorus
  14. Brother James' Air
  15. Thine be the glory, hymn (tune after Handel) (Maccabaeus)
  16. Drop, drop, slow tears, hymn (from "The Hymnes and Songs of the Church"
  17. Glorious things of thee are spoken (tune: Abbot's Leigh), hymn
  18. All People That on Earth Do Dwell

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Stephen Cleobury   Primary Artist,Conductor,Descant,Choir Director
Choir of King's College, Cambridge   Choir, Chorus,Ensemble,Track Performer
Christopher Davies   Horn
John Wallace   Trumpet
Tom Williamson   Organ
Martin Owen   Horn
Robert Farley   Trumpet
Kevin Hathway   Timpani
Wallace Collection   Ensemble,Track Performer
Simon Gunton   Trombone
Michael Lloyd   Trombone
Benjamin Bayl   Organ
Roy Bilham   Trumpet
Emma Roberts   Horn
Richard Bayliss   Horn
Sioned Williams   Harp
Thomas Bullard   Baritone (Vocal)
Tom Williamson   Organ
Thomas Bullard   Baritone (Vocal)

Technical Credits

John Rutter   Arranger
Ralph Vaughan Williams   Arranger
Peter Abelard   Text
Stephen Johns   Arranger,Producer
John Newton   Text
Christopher Palmer   Arranger,Adaptation
Isaac Watts   Text
Tom Williamson   Organ Scholar
Stephen Cleobury   Arranger,Liner Notes
J.M. Neale   translation
Catherine Winkworth   translation
Henry Francis Lyte   Text
Robert Bridges   Text
Eleanor Farjeon   Text
R.F. Littledale   translation
Benjamin Bayl   Organ Scholar
Joachim Neander   Text
John Ellerton   Text
Bianco da Siena   Text
Richard Hoyle   Text
John Greenleaf Whittier   Text
Phineas Fletcher   Text
William Kethe   Text
Mary Byrne   translation
Samuel Crossman   Text
Edmond Budry   Text

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Best Loved Hymns 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Guest More than 1 year ago
The hymns are treated reverently and beautifully in this cd, and it has quickly become a favorite. The combination of the orchestra and choir isn't overpowering, and the feeling in some songs, such as "Dear Lord and Father of Mankind," is divine.