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Amazing Grace - Hymns of Faith and Praise

MS 1183 (2 discs)


Playing time: 70'33"/76'23" - TT 146'56"
Tracks: 30+30
Booklet pages: 8
© 2008 William Neil
Reviewer: Gerald Fenech
Review of Amazing Grace - Hymns of Faith and Praise published on 7 February 2013

Listen: Lift Every Voice and Sing (CD2 track 28, 0:45-1:34)

William Neil, John Jay Hopkins memorial organ at the National Presbyterian Church, Washington DC, USA

CD1 - Hymns of Faith
1 Thomas Helmore: O Come, O Come Emmanuel (1854)
2 Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus (Witt's Psalmodia, 1715)
3 Savior of the Nations, Come (Eyn Enchiridion, 1524)
4 Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence (French carol, 17th century)
5 Philipp Nicolai: Sleepers, Wake! (1599)

6 Hugh Wilson: Alas! And Did My Savior Bleed (1827)
7 Lord, Who Throughout These Forty Days (Day's Psalter, 1562)
8 O Love, How Deep (Agincourt Hymn, 1415)
9 Ithamar Conkey: In the Cross of Christ I Glory (1849)
10 What Wondrous Love Is This (American Folk Hymn, 1811)

11 Thomas John Williams: Come, O Spirit, Dwell Among Us (1890)
12 Come, Holy Ghost, Our Souls Inspire (Plainsong, 4th century)

13 George Henry Day: Sovereign Lord of All Creation (1940)
14 Felice de Giardini: Come, Thou Almighty King (1769)
15 John Bacchus Dykes: Holy, Holy, Holy (1861)

Christ the King: Ascension
16 Arthur Henry Messiter: Rejoice, Ye Pure in Heart! (1883)
17 Ralph Vaughan Williams: At the Name of Jesus (1925)
18 John Darwell: Rejoice, the Lord is King (1770)
19 William Owen: Lord, Enthroned in Heavenly Splendor (1852)
20 Blessing and Honor (Paris Antiphoner, 1681)
21 James Ellor: All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name (1838)
22 George Job Elvey: Crown Him with Many Crowns (1868)

23 William Knapp: As Morning Dawns (1738, Psalm 5)
24 Martin Luther: Out of the Depths (1524, Psalm 130)
25 William Jones: When Morning Lights the Eastern Skies (1789, Psalm 143)
26 William Croft: O God, Our Help in Ages Past (1708, Psalm 90)
27 The King of Love My Shepherd Is (Ancient Irish melody, Psalm 23)
28 Your Faithfulness, O Lord, Is Sure (Musikalisches Handbuch, 1690, Psalm 145, verses 13-21)
29 C Hubert H Parry: Give Praise to the Lord (1915, Psalm 149)
30 C Hubert H Parry: O Lord, You Are My God and King (1916, Psalm 145, verses 1-13)

CD2 - Hymns of Praise
1 Martin Luther: A Mighty Fortress Is Our God (1529)
2 Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise (Welsh Folk Melody, 1809)
3 George William Warren: God of the Ages (1892)
4 Amazing Grace, How Sweet the Sound (Virginia Harmony, 1831)
5 William Marion Runyan: Great Is Thy Faithfulness (1923)
6 John Hughes: Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah (1907)

Jesus Christ
7 O Sing a Song of Bethlehem (English Melody, arranged by Ralph Vaughan Williams, 1906)
8 John Bacchus Dykes: Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee (1806)
9 Fairest Lord Jesus (Silesian Folk Melody, 1842)
10 Of the Father's Love Begotten (Plainsong, 11th century)
11 I Danced in the Morning (American Shaker Melody, 19th century)

Holy Spirit
12 Robert Jackson: Breathe On Me, Breath of God (1894)
13 Frederick Cook Atkinson: Spirit of God, Descend Upon My Heart (1870)

Holy Scripture
14 O Word of God Incarnate (Meiningisches Gesangbuch, 1693)
15 Be Thou My Vision (Irish melody, harmonised by David Evans, 1927)

Life in Christ
16 Sidney Hugo Nicholson: Lift High the Cross (1916)
17 George Allen: Precious Lord, Take My Hand (1844)
18 Rowland Hugh Pritchard: Love Divine, All Loves Excelling (1831)

Church: Mission
19 Robert Schumann: Lord, Speak to Me, That I May Speak (1839)
20 Henry Purcell: Christ is Made the Sure Foundation (1680)
21 We Are All One in Mission (Memmingen Manuscript, 17th century)

22 Johann Michael Haydn: O Worship the King (1815)
23 All Creatures of Our God and King (Geistliche Kirchengesäng, 1623)
24 Ludwig van Beethoven: Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee (1824)

25 William Henry Monk: Abide with Me (1861)
26 Clement Cottewill Scholefield: The Day Thou Gavest (1874)

National Songs
27 John Bacchus Dykes: Eternal Father, Strong to Save (1861)
28 J Rosamond Johnson: Lift Every Voice and Sing (1921)
29 Samuel August Ward: O Beautiful for Spacious Skies (1882)
30 My Country, 'Tis of Thee (Thesaurus Musicus, 1740)


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