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The Revd John Bacchus Dykes was one of the finest tune-writers of a very fertile period in the nineteenth century. His tunes went out of favour with hymnbook editors for a while, but never with congregations. ‘Nicaea’ is his finest, named after the great Council of the Church in 325 that gave us the Nicene Creed.
from notes by Alan Luff © 2002
|Hymns from King's|
Hymns from King’s is a collection of hymn arrangements by Stephen Cleobury from the Edition Peters book of the same name. Covering the entire church year, the album contains arrangements, accompaniments and descants for some of the world’s most po ...» More
|Praise my soul|
Subtitled 'Favourite hymns from Jesus College Cambridge', this programme celebrates the rich and living tradition of hymnody through the exalted voices of the college's two chapel choirs and the thunderous voicings of the 2007 Kuhn organ.» More
|The English Hymn, Vol. 3 - Hills of the north, rejoice|
‘The voices are magnificent; likewise the organ. The whole record is a delight’ (Gramophone)
‘There is nothing in this collection that is not worth hearing and much to treasure’ (Cross Rhythms)» More