Hymns from King's released as new CD

Cover of 1615: Gabrieli in Venice

King's College Choir has released a new album on the College's critically acclaimed own label. The new recording, Hymns from King's, features twenty brand-new arrangements of popular hymns by the Director of Music, Stephen Cleobury.

The twenty hymns cover the entire church year, including Christmas and Easter, with new arrangements, accompaniments and descants.

The recording is available as a CD in our online shop or for digital download from iTunes.

Track list:

  1. Thine be the glory [MACCABAEUS] G F Handel
  2. Alleluya, sing to Jesus [HYFRYDOL] Richard Huw Pritchard
  3. Angel-voices ever singing [ANGEL VOICES] E G Monk
  4. All creatures of our God and King [LASST UND ERFREUEN] R Vaughan Williams, based on Geistliche Kirchengesange
  5. Love Divine, all loves excelling [BLAENWERN] William Rowlands
  6. Praise, my soul, the King of Heaven [PRAISE MY SOUL] John Goss
  7. Now thank we all our God [NUN DANKET ALLE GOTT] Johann Crüger
  8. Glorious things of thee are spoken [ABBOT’S LEIGH] Cyril Vincent Taylor
  9. Let all mortal flesh keep silence [PICARDY] French carol melody (Chanson Populaires, Vol. 4)
  10. Jesus Christ is risen today [EASTER HYMN] Adapted from Lyra Davidica
  11. Lord of all hopefulness [SLANE] Traditional Irish, harm. Erik Routley
  12. Christians, awake, salute the happy morn [YORKSHIRE (STOCKPORT)] John Wainwright
  13. Abide with me [EVENTIDE] W H Monk
  14. As with gladness men of old [DIX] Conrad Kocher, arr. W H Monk
  15. My song is love unknown [LOVE UNKNOWN] John Ireland
  16. O God, our help in ages past [ST ANNE] William Croft
  17. O come, O come, Emmanuel [VENI EMMANUEL] 15th-century French melody
  18. Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty! [NICAEA] J B Dykes
  19. Just as I am, without one plea [SAFFRON WALDEN] Arthur Henry Brown
  20. Come, ye thankful people, come [ST GEORGE’S, WINDSOR] George Elvey
10 June 2016