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Lift Up Your Voice: Hymns of Charles Wesley / The Choral Art Society of Washington Chamber Singers; J. Reilly Lewis, organ

Album Summary

>Wesley, Charles : O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing, hymn for chorus & organ
>Wesley, Charles : Maker, in Whom We Live, hymn for trumpet, chorus & organ
>Wesley, Charles : Praise the Lord Who Reigns Above, hymn for chorus & organ
>Wesley, Charles : Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus, hymn for chorus & organ
>Wesley, Charles : Hark! the Herlad Angels Sing, hymn for trumpet, chorus, timpani & organ
>Wesley, Charles : O Love Divine, What Hast Thou Done, hymn for chorus & organ
>Wesley, Charles : Christ the Lord is Risen Today, hymn for trumpet, chorus, timpani & organ
>Wesley, Charles : Lo, He Comes with Clouds Descending, hymn for chorus & organ
>Wesley, Charles : Spirit of Faith, Come Down, hymn for chorus & organ
>Wesley, Charles : Come, Holy Ghost, Our Hearts Inspire, hymn for chorus & organ
>Wesley, Charles : Ye Servants of God, hymn for chorus & organ
>Wesley, Charles : Come, Sinners, to the Gospel Feast, hymn for chorus & organ
>Wesley, Charles : Rejoice, the Lord is King, hymn for trumpet, chorus & organ
>Wesley, Charles : Christ, Whose Glory Fills the Skies, hymn for chorus & organ
>Wesley, Charles : And Can it Be that I Should Gain, hymn for chorus & organ
>Wesley, Charles : Come, O Thou Traveler Unknown, hymn for chorus & organ
>Wesley, Charles : A Charge to Keep I Have, hymn for chorus & organ
>Wesley, Charles : O for a Heart to Praise My God, hymn for chorus & organ
>Wesley, Charles : Forth in Thy Name, O Lord, hymn for chorus & organ
>Wesley, Charles : Jesus, Lover of My Soul, hymn for chorus & organ
>Wesley, Charles : Love Divine, All Loves Excelling, hymn for trumpet, chorus, timpani & organ
Performers Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

This new release is a full album of hymn favorites written by Charles Wesley. Wesley is one of the greatest hymnwriters in history, penning over 6,000! Included are titels such as 'Hark! the Herald Angels Sing," "Jesus, Lover of My Soul," and "O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing." The Choral Arts Society of Washington, founded in 1965, has experienced monumental success, performing with the national Symphony Orchestra, the London Symphony, the Mariinsky Orchestra, and many more. The Chamber Singers is a small ensemble of thrity, launched on the Society's fiftieth anniversary. Scott Tucker, artistic director for the chorus, has prepared choruses for Christoph Eschenbach, Vassilly Sinalsky, Marin Alsop, among others. J. Reilly Lewis, a graduate of Oberlin Conservatory and The Julliard School, is a world renowned organist and is the Music Director of the Cathedral Choral Society.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: The National Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC (07/19/2015-07/24/2015).



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>Wesley, Charles : O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing, hymn for chorus & organ
  • Performer: J. Lewis (Organ)
  • Conductor: Scott Tucker
  • Ensemble: Choral Art Society of Washington Chamber Singers
  • Notes: The National Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC (07/19/2015-07/24/2015)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Wesley, Charles : Maker, in Whom We Live, hymn for trumpet, chorus & organ
  • Performers: Terry Bingham (Trumpet); J. Lewis (Organ)
  • Notes: The National Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC (07/19/2015-07/24/2015)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Wesley, Charles : Praise the Lord Who Reigns Above, hymn for chorus & organ
  • Performer: J. Lewis (Organ)
  • Notes: The National Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC (07/19/2015-07/24/2015)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Wesley, Charles : Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus, hymn for chorus & organ
  • Performer: J. Lewis (Organ)
  • Notes: The National Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC (07/19/2015-07/24/2015)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Wesley, Charles : Hark! the Herlad Angels Sing, hymn for trumpet, chorus, timpani & organ
  • Performers: Terry Bingham (Trumpet); Julie Boehler (Timpani); J. Lewis (Organ)
  • Notes: The National Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC (07/19/2015-07/24/2015)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Wesley, Charles : O Love Divine, What Hast Thou Done, hymn for chorus & organ
  • Performer: J. Lewis (Organ)
  • Notes: The National Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC (07/19/2015-07/24/2015)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Wesley, Charles : Christ the Lord is Risen Today, hymn for trumpet, chorus, timpani & organ
  • Performers: Terry Bingham (Trumpet); Julie Boehler (Timpani); J. Lewis (Organ)
  • Notes: The National Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC (07/19/2015-07/24/2015)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Wesley, Charles : Lo, He Comes with Clouds Descending, hymn for chorus & organ
  • Performer: J. Lewis (Organ)
  • Notes: The National Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC (07/19/2015-07/24/2015)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Wesley, Charles : Spirit of Faith, Come Down, hymn for chorus & organ
  • Performer: J. Lewis (Organ)
  • Notes: The National Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC (07/19/2015-07/24/2015)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Wesley, Charles : Come, Holy Ghost, Our Hearts Inspire, hymn for chorus & organ
  • Performer: J. Lewis (Organ)
  • Notes: The National Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC (07/19/2015-07/24/2015)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Wesley, Charles : Ye Servants of God, hymn for chorus & organ
  • Performer: J. Lewis (Organ)
  • Notes: The National Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC (07/19/2015-07/24/2015)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Wesley, Charles : Come, Sinners, to the Gospel Feast, hymn for chorus & organ
  • Performer: J. Lewis (Organ)
  • Notes: The National Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC (07/19/2015-07/24/2015)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Wesley, Charles : Rejoice, the Lord is King, hymn for trumpet, chorus & organ
  • Performers: Terry Bingham (Trumpet); J. Lewis (Organ)
  • Notes: The National Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC (07/19/2015-07/24/2015)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Wesley, Charles : Christ, Whose Glory Fills the Skies, hymn for chorus & organ
  • Performer: J. Lewis (Organ)
  • Notes: The National Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC (07/19/2015-07/24/2015)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Wesley, Charles : And Can it Be that I Should Gain, hymn for chorus & organ
  • Performer: J. Lewis (Organ)
  • Notes: The National Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC (07/19/2015-07/24/2015)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Wesley, Charles : Come, O Thou Traveler Unknown, hymn for chorus & organ
  • Performer: J. Lewis (Organ)
  • Notes: The National Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC (07/19/2015-07/24/2015)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Wesley, Charles : A Charge to Keep I Have, hymn for chorus & organ
  • Performer: J. Lewis (Organ)
  • Notes: The National Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC (07/19/2015-07/24/2015)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Wesley, Charles : O for a Heart to Praise My God, hymn for chorus & organ
  • Performer: J. Lewis (Organ)
  • Notes: The National Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC (07/19/2015-07/24/2015)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Wesley, Charles : Forth in Thy Name, O Lord, hymn for chorus & organ
  • Performer: J. Lewis (Organ)
  • Notes: The National Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC (07/19/2015-07/24/2015)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Wesley, Charles : Jesus, Lover of My Soul, hymn for chorus & organ
  • Performer: J. Lewis (Organ)
  • Notes: The National Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC (07/19/2015-07/24/2015)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Wesley, Charles : Love Divine, All Loves Excelling, hymn for trumpet, chorus, timpani & organ
  • Performers: Terry Bingham (Trumpet); Julie Boehler (Timpani); J. Lewis (Organ)
  • Notes: The National Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC (07/19/2015-07/24/2015)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical