Classic 1960s-70s recordings of favourite hymns from Cambridge choirs & elsewhere, compiled by Decca in 1991.
Praise my soul, the King of Heaven – Goss
Christ is made the sure foundation (Westminster Abbey) - Purcell
All glory, laud and honour (St Theodulph) - Teschner
When I survey the wondrous Cross (Rockingham) – Miller – with John Bowen (tenor)
Day of Resurrection, The (Mainz Gesangbuch) – Anon.
O God, our Help in Ages past (St. Anne) - Croft
Dear Lord and Father of Mankind (Repton) - Parry – with Roland Roberts (baritone)
Praise To The Holiest In The Height (Richmond) - Hawes
Praise to the Lord (Hast du denn, Jesu) – Anon.
Church's One Foundation, The (Aurelia) - Wesley
Crown Him With Many Crowns (Diademata) - Elvey
Love Divine, All Loves Excelling - Stainer
Holy! Holy! Holy! Lord God Almighty (Nicaea) - Dykes
Now thank we all our God (Nun danket) - Kruger
Abide with me – Monk – with Bruce Blyth (treble)
O praise ye the Lord – Parry
Choir of King's College Cambridge directed by Stephen Cleobury with Richard Farnes (organ)
Drop, drop, slow tears – Gibbons
Glory be to Jesus (Caswall) - Filitz
There is a green hill far away - Horsley
According to thy gracious word (Bangor) - Tansur
Holy Father Cheer Our Way (Capetown) - Filitz
Glory to thee, my God, this night - Tallis
Day Thou gavest, Lord, is ended, The (St Clement) - Scholfield
Hark! A thrilling voice is sounding (Vox clara ecce intonate / Stuttgart) - Monk
Jordanis oras praebia (On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry / Winchester New) – Anon.
Choir of King's College Cambridge directed by Sir David Willcocks with Simon Preston (organ). Recorded 2/8/1961, King's College, Cambridge
Onward! Christian soldiers (St Gertrude) - Sullivan
Lord's My Shepherd, The – Anon.
Guide me, O thou great Redeemer (Cwm Rhondda) - Hughes
Huddersfield Choral Society conducted by Wyn Morris
All people that on earth do dwell – Trad.
O come, o come, Emmanuel – Trad – with Wilfred Brown (tenor)
Forty Days and Forty Nights (Heinlein) - Herbst - with Geoffrey Morgan (organ), Hervey Allan (baritone) & Wilfred Brown (tenor)
O Sacred Head, Now Wounded – Hassler – with Kathleen Joyce (contralto)
Christ the Lord is Risen Today – Monk – with Children's Choir from the Kenton Methodist Sunday School, Wilfred Brown, James Blades, Kathleen Joyce, Hervey Allan, Geoffrey Morgan & Heather Harper
Head that once was crowned with thorns, The (St Magnus) – Clarke – with James Blades (percussion)
Kingsway Symphony Orchestra, U.S.A.F. Protestant Chapel Choir, West Ruislip,& The McCarthy Singers directed by Charles Smart
Rock of Ages (Petra) - Redhead
Eternal Father, strong to save (Melita) - Dykes
Choir of St. Marks Church North Audley Street directed by Maurice Vinden
All things bright and beautiful - Monk
Be thou my vision – Trad.
Be Still my Soul (Finlandia) - Sibelius
King of love my Shepherd is, The (Dominus Regit Me) - Dykes
Let us with a Gladsome Mind – Anon.
For all the saints (Sine nomine) – Vaughan Williams
O worship the King (Hanover) - Croft
Choir of Paisley Abbey directed by George McPhee with Alexander Anderson (organ)
Come, Thou long-expected Jesus - Stainer
Let all mortal flesh keep silence – Anon.
Spirit of Mercy, Truth and Love - Webbe
Lead us, Heavenly Father, Lead us (Mannheim) - Filitz
Immortal, Invisible, God only Wise – Anon.
Jesus, Lover of My Soul (Aberystwyth) – Parry, J
Choir of St John's College Cambridge directed by George Guest, with Brian Runnett (organ). Recorded 7/8/1963, St. John's College, Cambridge
Jerusalem – Parry, C.H.H.
Waynflete Singers, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra & Winchester Cathedral Choir conducted by David Hill with Timothy Byram-Wigfield (organ)