Rejoice, the Lord is King!

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All Music Guide - Blair Sanderson
This 2014 Hyperion collection of 22 hymns sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey is a straightforward presentation of familiar versions for choir and organ. For the most part, the arrangements are conventional four-part settings, with occasional interpolations of seldom-heard harmonizations and descants, and the performances by the men and boys are appropriately reverent and joyous. The majority of selections are hymns of praise, including "Praise, my soul, the king of heaven"; "Thine be the glory"; and "Praise to the Lord, the Almighty," though "Drop, drop slow tears"; "I bind unto myself today"; and "Let all mortal flesh keep silence" bring a more somber and ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Blair Sanderson
This 2014 Hyperion collection of 22 hymns sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey is a straightforward presentation of familiar versions for choir and organ. For the most part, the arrangements are conventional four-part settings, with occasional interpolations of seldom-heard harmonizations and descants, and the performances by the men and boys are appropriately reverent and joyous. The majority of selections are hymns of praise, including "Praise, my soul, the king of heaven"; "Thine be the glory"; and "Praise to the Lord, the Almighty," though "Drop, drop slow tears"; "I bind unto myself today"; and "Let all mortal flesh keep silence" bring a more somber and penitential mood to the program. The recordings were made in late 2012 and early 2013 in Westminster Abbey, so the sound of the album is typically resonant and spacious, and the choir has a well-blended tone, though the trade-off for the glorious acoustics is a loss of clarity in some of the words.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/14/2014
  • Label: Hyperion Uk
  • UPC: 034571280134
  • Catalog Number: 68013
  • Sales rank: 60,362

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven - John Goss & Alan Gray (2:35)
  2. 2 The Lord's My Shepherd, hymn ("Crimond") - Jessie Seymour Irvine & William James Ross (3:06)
  3. 3 Love Divine, All Loves Excelling (Tune: Blaenwern) - Charles Wesley & William P. Rowlands (3:21)
  4. 4 Rejoice, the Lord is King, hymn, HWV 286 - Charles Wesley & George Frideric Handel (2:29)
  5. 5 Christ is made the Sure Foundation, hymn set to a theme by Purcell - Henry Purcell & Choir of Westminster Abbey (3:27)
  6. 6 We praise thee, O Father, anthem for voices - Orlando Gibbons & Robert Bridges (2:34)
  7. 7 Drop, drop, slow tears, hymn (from "The Hymnes and Songs of the Church") - Orlando Gibbons & Choir of Westminster Abbey (1:23)
  8. 8 Judas Maccabaeus, oratorio, HWV 63: Thine be the glory - George Frideric Handel & Choir of Westminster Abbey (2:48)
  9. 9 All my hope on God is founded (tune: Michael), for chorus - Herbert Howells & Robert Bridges (3:26)
  10. 10 Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Tune: Repton), anthem - David Willcocks & Hubert Parry (3:37)
  11. 11 O Praise Ye the Lord (Laudate Dominum) - Hubert Parry & Choir of Westminster Abbey (2:33)
  12. 12 O thou who camest from above - Charles Wesley & Charles Wesley (2:38)
  13. 13 O Worship the King - William Croft & Alan Gray (2:21)
  14. 14 Come Down, O Love Divine, hymn ("Down Ampney") - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Choir of Westminster Abbey (3:13)
  15. 15 Abide with me (Tune: Eventide) - William Henry Monk & David Willcocks (4:46)
  16. 16 Jerusalem ("And did those feet in ancient time"), for chorus & organ (or orchestra) - George Thalben-Ball & Hubert Parry (3:06)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Choir of Westminster Abbey Primary Artist
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