The International Staff Band Of The Salvation Army - Pulse

Published Saturday 19th January 2019
The International Staff Band Of The Salvation Army - Pulse
The International Staff Band Of The Salvation Army - Pulse

STYLE: Brass Band
RATING 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 174028-27794
LABEL: Salvationist Publishing & Supp SPS419CD
FORMAT: CD Album
ITEMS: 1


Reviewed by Stephen Luff

Long-time followers of brass band music will know that the ISB are the best known and most praised ensemble of the genre. The title of this set is from a track inspired by the "pulse of God's heart and a prayer for integrity." Staff Bandmaster Dr Stephen Cobb, a role he has held since 1994, does a fine job in overseeing this project which opens with "Let There Be light", mixing an energetic piece with the well-known Genesis phase. Intertwined with this is the chorus "Light Of The World". This formula is repeated with "Still", reflecting on Psalm 40 while referring to a Hillsong chorus. Other tracks explore "The Armour Of God" and "At The Cross" written for cadets in 2014. Although there are no surprises here, the arrangements and execution are of the highest standard. Brass band music doesn't get much better than this.

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