Composed by John Darwell, John Dykes, Lelia Morris, Phoebe Knapp, Samuel Wesley (1766-1837), Various, Traditional, Dennis Allen, Robert Lowry, Charles H. Gabriel, Fanny J. Crosby (1820-1915), Lowell Mason (1792-1872), Conrad Kocher, Walter Knapp, and William H. Doane. Arranged by Dana Mengel, Hal H. Hopson, Ruth Elaine Schram, Stan Pethel, Patrick M. Liebergen, Dennis Allen, Bob Burroughs, Melodie Tunney, Ken Berg, Elizabeth Campbell, and Walter Knapp. Jewel Case. Carl Fischer Concert Band Recordings. Audio CD. With Standard notation. Carl Fischer Music #CFD16. Published by Carl Fischer Music (CF.CFD16).
Item Number: CF.CFD16
Since the beginning of the Protestant Reformation, hymns have been the tie binding the hearts and spirits of Christians together. With their beautiful melodies and poetically penned words, hymns are the universal language of Christian worship, the bond that draws believers together from all walks of life and across the world. With texts of faith and inspiration, hymns speak to present time with words of assurance of hope, and help direct us toward the future in glory. Next to the Bible, they have endured as the timeless voice of the Christian faith, teaching and inspiring believers throughout generations. In this collection of afavoritesa we offer listeners a compilation of the genreas most beloved and inspirational hymns of faith. Arranged by some of todayas most distinguished church music icons, the hymns in this collection will thrill and comfort the faithful listener. Drawing upon the words and melodies of some of the worldas greatest hymn writers, including Fanny Crosby, Charles Wesley, and Martin Luther, the arrangers in this collection maintain each workas original integrity while beautifully transporting each hymn into the realm of todayas modern worship world. From the stirring strains of aAmazing Gracea to the majestic power of aHoly, Holy, Holy,a this collection will inspire Christian worshipers.