Instrumental Hymns - O Worship The King

Friday 1st December 2000
Instrumental Hymns - O Worship The King

STYLE: Hymnody
RATING 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
LABEL: Brentwood 8306105762

Reviewed by Geoff Howlett

Produced and arranged by Don Marsh this collection of instrumental hymns contains contemporary arrangements of many favourites, all with a unique combination of solo instruments. Flute, saxophone, oboe, violin, cello, and many more wonderful sounds light up, what is, a very good album. Some hymns, like "O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go" and "I Sing The Mighty Power Of God" weren't so well known to me, but I still found them very listenable. Of course, you can't stop yourself singing along with those you do know, such as the title track and "Rock Of Ages", and I really enjoyed that. The only downside is that the 15 tracks only last for 35 minutes in total but, that aside, this album really helped me meditate through a quite stressful time.

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