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Glad: Hymns

Song NameArranger
Lead On, O King EternalBob Kauflin
Beneath The Cross MedleyDon Hart
This Is My Father's World/For The Beauty Of The EarthJeff Hamlin
Rock Of AgesBob Kauflin
Blessed Assurance Bob Kauflin
All Beauty Speaks Of TheeBach
I Sing The Mighty Power of GodBob Kauflin
Thy Word MedleyBob Kauflin
Joyful, Joyful We Adore TheeBob Kauflin
Fairest Lord JesusGene Puerling
Immortal InvisibleDon Hart
Breathe On Me, Breath Of GodHatch
Love Divine, All Loves ExcellingDavid Maddux
The Master Has Come/O WorshipDon Hart

Produced by Ed Nalle

Lacking sufficient superlatives to merely rave, your trusty reviewer will try to give a feeling of the musical arrangements applied to some well known hymns, amidst a bevy of lesser-knowns. The beginning tune is more than just worthy of attention, it rivets one's attention. The hymn is Edward Shurtleff's 'Lead On, O King Eternal.' It was written in 1887 when his classmates of his seminary graduating class requested that he compose an inspirational call to spiritual battle. Glad embellishes the resulting hymn with an implication of vocal fanfare in the background, four part harmonies, the use of jazz chording and builds to such a crescendo that it is as inspiring as the composer would have ever wished. That is just the first song! Among the fourteen songs are found 'Rock of Ages,' 'Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee' and 'Fairest Lord Jesus.' They provide a rock of familiarity so that our spirits can soar into the lesser known and still be anchored. An additional little bonus are the notes which give brief histories of the songs. Great!

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Item code: 3403C | 1 CD | $15.98 |add item to cart
Christian | A Cappella | Male | United States
084418222728

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