Classic Hymns - Diane Bish (organ); King's Brass; Rebecca Kleintop Owens (organ); Samuel Metzger (organ)
Track Listing
  1. Cantata No. 79, "Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild," BWV 79 (BCA184): Now Thank We All Our God
  2. Symphony No. 5 in D major/D minor ("Reformation"), Op. 107: A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
  3. Voluntary on the 100th Psalm for organ in A major, Z. 721
  4. Judas Maccabaeus, oratorio, HWV 63: Thine Is the Glory
  5. Finlandia, tone poem for orchestra, Op. 26
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  1. Cantata No. 79, "Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild," BWV 79 (BCA184): Now Thank We All Our God
  2. Symphony No. 5 in D major/D minor ("Reformation"), Op. 107: A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
  3. Voluntary on the 100th Psalm for organ in A major, Z. 721
  4. Judas Maccabaeus, oratorio, HWV 63: Thine Is the Glory
  5. Finlandia, tone poem for orchestra, Op. 26
  6. Weihnachtsoratorium (Christmas Oratorio), in six parts, BWV 248 (BC D7): O Sacred Head, Now Wounded
  7. At the River, song for voice & piano (Old American Songs II)
  8. Symphony No. 3: The Camp Meeting, for orchestra, S. 3 (K. 1A3): O for a Thousand Tongues
  9. Nachtstück No. 4 (Rundgesang mit Solostimmen), for piano in F major, Op. 23/4
  10. Cantata No. 137, "Lobe den Herren, den mächtigen König der Ehren," BWV 137 (BC A124): Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
  11. String Quartet No. 62 in C major ("Emperor"), Op. 76/3, H. 3/77: Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken
  12. Symphony No. 9 in D minor ("Choral"), Op. 125: Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee
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For this 2005 release, Tim Zimmerman and the King's Brass have collected 12 hymns arranged for brass, percussion, and organ that either have been treated in various settings by famous composers, such as J.S. Bach, Felix Mendelssohn, and Henry Purcell, among others; or derived from their works, as are the hymns adapted from Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 or Sibelius' Finlandia, to name but two examples. The tone of this album is celebratory and the ensemble's sound is bright and grand: most of the tracks convey a festive ...

Classic Hymns 2005, Summit Records

UPC: 099402428925

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