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Hymns For Praise & Worship
Edited by Ken Barker
Arranged by John E. Coates & Travis Cottrell
In the past twenty years, worship styles in many churches have transformed, emphasizing a personal worship that strives for intimacy with the Father. This renewal led some ministries, perhaps unintentionally, to abandon the great hymns of our faith in favor of newly composed worship songs. Other ministries, in an effort to create a balanced worship style, mixed the new with the old, sometimes with results that only amplified the differences between the two.
Hymns for Praise & Worship bridges the stylistic gap between modern-day worship songs and the hymns of our Christian heritage. A select advisory board of active music ministers, Word Music staff and key choral arrangers were assembled to pinpoint fifty-six hymns from the vast array of hymnody, not only for their musical quality, but for the messages that they bring to worshippers today. Veteran choral arrangers John E. Coates and Travis Cottrell have been creating new settings of hymns for their own congregations for years. Their experience as worship leaders brought not only musicality, but also congregational and choral pragmatism to each new arrangement in Hymns for Praise & Worship.
With all of the same editions and features as the Songs for Praise & Worship series, this collection is designed to work hand-in-hand with existing resources for worship. Various stylistic changes make these settings flow easily, appeal to the modern ear, and correlate with the styles of contemporary praise & worship songs. Throughout this book you will encounter variations from traditional time signatures, intuitive syncopated rhythms, and substituted chords and harmonies. Even the few hymns with more traditional settings are treated in a manner that takes the congregation on a journey through the verses, sometimes in a more through-composed manner, and usually culminating in a climactic conclusion. Each of the changes was not implemented arbitrarily, but with the goal of making the timeless messages of each hymn leap from the page in new and exciting ways.
Two added features of Hymns for Praise & Worship are the demonstration and accompaniment recordings. While the songs in the collection are well known, the new arrangements are not. The staff of Word Music felt that it was vital to provide audible resources to teach and lead worship to best communicate the desires of the arrangers. All of the core editions (Choir/Worship Team, Worship Planner, Keyboard Edition, Guitar Edition) reflect the verses and voicings used on the recordings.
Quick OverviewChoir/Worship Team Edition
Word Choral Club - Easter 2003
Release Date: December 04, 2002
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Song TitlesLog in to previewAll Creatures of Our God and King Assisi, Geistliche KirchengesangeLog in to previewAll Hail the Power of Jesus' Name Perronet, EllorLog in to previewAmazing Grace John Newton, John P. Rees, trad American melLog in to previewAnd Can It Be? Charles Wesley, Thomas CampbellLog in to previewAngels We Have Heard on High traditional French carolLog in to previewBe Still, My Soul Katharina Von Schlegel, Jean SibeliusLog in to previewBe Thou My Vision traditional Irish hymnLog in to previewBlessed Assurance Fanny J. Crosby, Phoebe K. KnappLog in to previewChrist the Lord Is Risen Today Charles Wesley, Lyra DavidicaLog in to previewCome, Christians, Join to Sing Bateman, traditional SpanishLog in to previewCome, Thou Almighty King anonymous, Felice de GiardiniLog in to previewCome, Thou Fount of Every Blessing Robert Robinson, traditional American melodyLog in to previewCome, Ye Sinners, Poor and Needy HartLog in to previewCrown Him with Many Crowns Bridges, Thring, ElveyLog in to previewFairest Lord Jesus Munster Gesangbuch, Crusader's HymnLog in to previewGrace Greater than Our Sin Julia H. Johnston, Daniel B. TownerLog in to previewGreat Is Thy Faithfulness Thomas O. Chisholm, William M. RunyanLog in to previewHave Thine Own Way, Lord Pollard, StebbinsLog in to previewHe Hideth My Soul Crosby, KirkpatrickLog in to previewHoly, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty Reginald Heber, John B. DykesLog in to previewHow Firm a Foundation Joseph Funk, John RipponLog in to previewHow Great Thou Art Stuart K. HineLog in to previewI Need Thee Every Hour Hawks, LowryLog in to previewI Sing the Mighty Power of God Watts, Gesangbuch der HerzoglLog in to previewI Surrender All J.W. VanDeventer, W.S. WeedenLog in to previewImmortal, Invisible, God Only Wise Walter Chalmers Smith, trad Welsh hymn melodyLog in to previewIt Is Well with My Soul Horatio G. Spafford, Phillip P. BlissLog in to previewJesus Paid It All Elvina M. Hall, John T. GrapeLog in to previewJoy to the World! Isaac Watts, George Frederick HandelLog in to previewJoyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee Henry van Dyke, Ludwig van BeethovenLog in to previewJust as I Am Elliott, BradburyLog in to previewA Mighty Fortress Is Our God Martin LutherLog in to previewMy Faith Has Found a Resting Place Edmunds, Norwegian Folk melodyLog in to previewMy Jesus, I Love Thee William R. Featherston, Adoniram J. GordonLog in to previewMy Savior's Love Charles H. GabrielLog in to previewNothing but the Blood of Jesus Robert LowryLog in to previewO Come, All Ye Faithful Latin hymn, John Francis WadeLog in to previewO for a Thousand Tongues to Sing Charles Wesley, Carl G. GlazerLog in to previewO God, Our Help in Ages Past Isaac Watts, William CroftLog in to previewO Sacred Head, Now Wounded Paul Gebhardt, Hans Leo HasslerLog in to previewO Worship the King Grant, W. Gardiner's Sacred Melodies, HaydnLog in to previewPraise to the Lord, the Almighty Neander, Stralsund GesangbuchLog in to previewRejoice, the Lord Is King Charles Wesley, John DarwallLog in to previewRevive Us Again William P. Mackay, John J. HusbandLog in to previewSavior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us Dorothy A. Thrupp, William B. BradburyLog in to previewSilent Night! Holy Night! Joseph Mohr, Franz GruberLog in to previewThe Solid Rock Edward Mote, William B. BradburyLog in to previewTake My Life and Let It Be Frances Havergal, Henry R. C. MalanLog in to previewThere Is a Fountain William Cowper, traditional American melodyLog in to previewTis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus Stead, KirkpatrickLog in to previewTo God Be the Glory Fanny J. Crosby, William H. DoaneLog in to previewWhat a Friend We Have in Jesus Joseph M. Scriven, Charles C. ConverseLog in to previewWhen I Survey the Wondrous Cross Newton, Watts, Gregorian Chant
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