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Essential Hymns

Essential Hymns


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Decca Import


Disc 1

  1. Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven  (02:35)
  2. Love Divine, all loves excelling  (02:34)
  3. Abide with me (Tune: Eventide)  (04:19)
  4. Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Tune: Repton), anthem  (03:43)
  5. O God Our Help in Ages Past (Tune: St. Anne)  (02:57)
  6. O Praise Ye the Lord (Laudate Dominum)  (02:44)
  7. Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty (Tune: Nicaea)  (03:02)
  8. When I survey the wondrous Cross, hymn (Rockingham)  (03:21)
  9. Christ is made the Sure Foundation, hymn set to a theme by Purcell  (04:02)
  10. All glory, laud and honour (St Theodulph - Valet will ich dir geben)  (03:45)
  11. The Day of Resurrection! (tune Ellacombe), No. 117  (02:07)
  12. Praise to the Holiest in the height (Tune: Richmond)  (02:40)
  13. Praise to the Lord (Hast du denn, Jesu) (Tune: Lobe den Herren (also known as Praxis pietatis)), No. 440  (03:14)
  14. The Church's One Foundation (Tune: Aurelia)  (02:56)
  15. Crown Him with Many Crowns, song (Tune: Diademata)  (03:39)
  16. Now thank we all our God (Nun danket)  (02:45)
  17. God Be in My Head  (01:46)
  18. A Hymn to the Virgin, for double chorus  (03:54)
  19. In dulci jubilo (Piæ Cantiones)  (02:41)
  20. Gabriel's Message (Basque)  (03:00)
  21. St. Gertrude ("Onward, Christian soldiers"), hymn for chorus  (03:52)
  22. The Lord's my Shepherd  (03:29)
  23. Guide me, O thou great Jehovah (Tune: Cwm Rhonda)  (02:31)
  24. All Creatures of Our God and King (Songs of Praise No.439)  (04:40)
  25. Jerusalem ("And did those feet in ancient time"), for chorus & organ (or orchestra)  (02:47)

Disc 2

  1. Be Thou My Vision  (02:22)
  2. All things bright and beautiful  (03:17)
  3. O Worship the King  (03:24)
  4. Be Still, My Soul, hymn (based on Finlandia)  (04:19)
  5. The King of love my Shepherd is (Dominus regit me)  (03:11)
  6. Let us with a gladsome mind, hymn  (02:49)
  7. For All the Saints Who from Their Labours Rest, hymn ("Sine nomine")  (04:32)
  8. Psalm Tunes (9) for Archbishop Parker's Psalter, for 4 voices: Glory to Thee, my God, this night (Tallis' Canon)

    1. Glory to Thee, my God, this night (Tallis' Canon)  (02:52)
  9. The Day Thou Gavest, Lord, Is Ended (Tune: St. Clement)  (03:26)
  10. There is a green hill far away (Tune: Horsley)  (02:39)
  11. Hymns (2) to the Mother of God, for chorus: Hymn to the Mother of God

    1. Hymn to the Mother of God  (02:20)
  12. Let all mortal flesh keep silence (French)  (03:27)
  13. Immortal, invisible, God only wise (Tune: St. Denio)  (02:38)
  14. Jesu, Lover of my soul (Tune: Aberystwyth)  (03:45)
  15. Lead us, Heavenly Father, lead us (Tune: Mannheim)  (02:13)
  16. Come, thou long-expected Jesus (Tune: Cross of Jesus) (New English Hymnal 3)  (01:48)
  17. Behold, the Great Creator  (03:03)
  18. All People That on Earth Do Dwell (Old Hundredth)  (01:54)
  19. Nearer My God to Thee, for voice & piano (or orchestra)  (03:01)
  20. Rock of ages (Tune: Redhead No. 76)  (03:00)
  21. Eternal Father, strong to save (Navy Hymn or Melita)  (03:07)
  22. O come, O come, Emmanuel (Veni, veni, emmanuel), carol  (02:52)
  23. Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen, canon  (03:58)
  24. Amazing Grace  (03:36)
  25. For the Beauty of the Earth, for chorus & orchestra  (03:29)

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