40 Timeless Hymns On Pipe Organ - Hail The King Of Earth And Heaven
STYLE: Hymnody RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 25363-13265 LABEL: Parley Entertainment PECD627 FORMAT: CD Album ITEMS: 2 RELEASE DATE: 2010-09-20 RRP: £9.99
Reviewed by Tony Cummings
The First Baptist Church in Ingersoll, Canada has produced this double-CD set of hymns entirely arranged for solo pipe organ. The are many favourites from the hymnal here such as "Great Is Thy Faithfulness", "Amazing Grace" and "Crown Him With Many Crowns", plus two new hymns written by Glen Teeple and Jeff Teed, of Parley Songs. The organ is played by Daniel Durksen, who does a very good job, technically speaking. However, the album delivers little more than it suggests: the arrangements are very conventional and there are no surprises throughout the two CDs. Therefore, this is only worth purchasing if you want hymns played simply on organ. Otherwise, you need to look elsewhere for your spiritual musical nourishment.
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Hail The King Of Earth And Heaven fills a void in the marketplace for a traditional Pipe Organ album featuring timeless hymns.
Majestic and regal, the collection features 40 songs including enduring favourites like Holy, Holy, Holy, Great Is Thy Faithfulness, Blessed Assurance, Amazing Grace and two brand new hymns, the title track and With Grateful Hearts We Gladly Give. Produced in Canada by GMA Canada Covenant Award Winning Producer of the Year Glen Teeple