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Songs Of Praise by Regent Hall Salvation Army Band

Cross Rhythms Rating: 7/10
CD: Album
Tags: CD, Brass Band, Album, Worship
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New arrangements for the London brass band from Christopher Norton.

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  1. 1. Joy Has Dawned
  2. 2. From Sunrise To Sunset
  3. 3. Peace Is Flowing Like A River
  4. 4. In Christ Alone
  5. 5. Once Again
  6. 6. I Really Want To Worship You My Lord
  7. 7. Overwhelmed By Love
  8. 8. My Heart Is Filled With Thankfulness
  9. 9. Lamb Of God
  10. 10. I Find Rest
  11. 11. Here I Am To Worship
  12. 12. How Deep The Fathers Love
  13. 13. Beautiful Saviour
  14. 14. See What A Morning
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7/10

Reviewed by Phil Thomson

This is Kingsway's latest venture into the brass band field. Dare I say there is something uniquely British about the distinctive sound. It's that hint of nostalgia, the strident pomp and ceremony, the well-documented association with industry and church alike. And there can be few finer exponents of the craft than the ubiquitous Sally Army. So, a word of warning about the printed sleeve lyrics: be careful with the sing-along - you might just miss out on Regent Hall's glorious renditions of the composers art. In 'Songs of Praise', producer/arranger Christopher Norton, in partnership with John Mortimore, has achieved a remarkable lightness of touch, allowing bandmaster Stephen Hanover a seamless run through contemporary hymns in time-honoured tradition. Thankfully, there's not a march in sight, just sensitive, harmonious ensemble playing and the occasional virtuoso soloist exhorting us to celebration. "Peace Is Flowing Like A River" really does evoke the spirit of the writer and such is the persuasive emotional charge, titles such as "In Christ Alone", and "Overwhelmed By Love" offer us the possibility of a fresh spiritual encounter. Further, an interesting feature - by way of a vocal interlude - is the back-to-back offerings of "Here I Am To Worship" and "How Deep The Father's Love" from classical tenor Stuart Pendred. I suppose that particular bit took me by surprise, but it is ultimately uplifting and definitely value-added. An album guaranteed to appeal to brassinistas and win new converts.

Style: Brass Band
Cross Rhythms Product Code: 82652
Product Format: CD
Content Type: Album
Cat. Code: Salvationist Publishing & Supp KMCD3053
Items: 1
Release Date: 04 Sep 2009

New arrangements for the London brass band from Christopher Norton.

Brass bands became very popular in the United Kingdom in the 19th century, often associated with particular industries as well as with churches. The Salvation Army has used brass bands for services and outdoor evangelism since the 1880s and the rich emotional sound of a brass band continues to stir the hearts of contemporary listeners. This album features new and exciting arrangements by Christopher Norton of contemporary Christian songs and demonstrates that a brass band continues to have a unique and uplifting sound.

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The renowned London band and the Regent Hall Songsters lovingly filmed.

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