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Brass Band Excelsior / Martin Zonnenberg / Rieks van der Velde

Hymns for Brass Band and Organ

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  • Type CD
  • Label World Wind Music
  • UPC 8713604001718
  • Catalog number WWM 500171
  • Release date 06 June 14

About the album

From way back, wind instruments have been called on, whether separately or in group, for liturgical services. The brass band movement developed in Britain in the second half of the nineteenth century, the bands were immediately called on to participate in the religious prayer services and accompany the mass choir singing. As next to mass singing, the brass band is the most popular musical exponent in Britain, it should not be surprising that this phenomenon is closely linked to public religious life. This explains why hymns continue to be invariably part of the repertoire. The combination of the organ with the brass band is a similar phenomenon. Also in other countries where both the Christian churches and the brass band culture are extant, the traditional hymns are part of the repertoire; this is also the case in The Netherlands. This is why this compact disc was recorded: the “Christian Brass band ‘Excelsior”, conducted by Rieks van der Velde, and organist Martin Zonnenberg play a serious of classical English hymn tunes.
 

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    1
    Thin be the Glory (Maccabaeus)
     
    03:12
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    2
    O God, our help in ages past
     
    03:39
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    3
    Praise my soul, the king of heaven
     
    03:06
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    4
    I heard the voice of Jesus say
     
    04:17
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    5
    Onward, Christian soldiers
     
    02:58
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    6
    The Church's one foundation
     
    04:29
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    7
    Crown him with many crowns
     
    03:10
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    8
    Love, divine
     
    03:20
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    9
    Laudate O Praise Ye Lord
     
    03:22
  • 1
    10
    Great is thy faithfullness
     
    06:15
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    11
    Praise to the Holiest of the height
     
    04:05
  • 1
    12
    Nearer my God to thee
     
    03:40
  • 1
    13
    Stand up stand up for Jesus
     
    03:06
  • 1
    14
    Abide with me
     
    04:41
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    15
    The day thou gavest, Lord is ended
     
    03:12
  • 1
    16
    Auld lang syne
     
    04:41

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