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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 preview All Creatures of Our God and King Assisi, Geistliche KirchengesangeLog in to preview All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name Perronet, EllorLog in to preview Amazing Grace John Newton, John P. Rees, trad American melLog in to preview And Can It Be? Charles Wesley, Thomas CampbellLog in to preview Angels We Have Heard on High traditional French carolLog in to preview Be Still, My Soul Katharina Von Schlegel, Jean SibeliusLog in to preview Be Thou My Vision traditional Irish hymnLog in to preview Blessed Assurance Fanny J. Crosby, Phoebe K. KnappLog in to preview Christ the Lord Is Risen Today Charles Wesley, Lyra DavidicaLog in to preview Come, Christians, Join to Sing Bateman, traditional SpanishLog in to preview Come, Thou Almighty King anonymous, Felice de GiardiniLog in to preview Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing Robert Robinson, traditional American melodyLog in to preview Come, Ye Sinners, Poor and Needy HartLog in to preview Crown Him with Many Crowns Bridges, Thring, ElveyLog in to preview Fairest Lord Jesus Munster Gesangbuch, Crusader's HymnLog in to preview Grace Greater than Our Sin Julia H. Johnston, Daniel B. TownerLog in to preview Great Is Thy Faithfulness Thomas O. Chisholm, William M. RunyanLog in to preview Have Thine Own Way, Lord Pollard, StebbinsLog in to preview He Hideth My Soul Crosby, KirkpatrickLog in to preview Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty Reginald Heber, John B. DykesLog in to preview How Firm a Foundation Joseph Funk, John RipponLog in to preview How Great Thou Art Stuart K. HineLog in to preview I Need Thee Every Hour Hawks, LowryLog in to preview I Sing the Mighty Power of God Watts, Gesangbuch der HerzoglLog in to preview I Surrender All J.W. VanDeventer, W.S. WeedenLog in to preview Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise Walter Chalmers Smith, trad Welsh hymn melodyLog in to preview It Is Well with My Soul Horatio G. Spafford, Phillip P. BlissLog in to preview Jesus Paid It All Elvina M. Hall, John T. GrapeLog in to preview Joy to the World! Isaac Watts, George Frederick HandelLog in to preview Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee Henry van Dyke, Ludwig van BeethovenLog in to preview Just as I Am Elliott, BradburyLog in to preview A Mighty Fortress Is Our God Martin LutherLog in to preview My Faith Has Found a Resting Place Edmunds, Norwegian Folk melodyLog in to preview My Jesus, I Love Thee William R. Featherston, Adoniram J. GordonLog in to preview My Savior's Love Charles H. GabrielLog in to preview Nothing but the Blood of Jesus Robert LowryLog in to preview O Come, All Ye Faithful Latin hymn, John Francis WadeLog in to preview O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing Charles Wesley, Carl G. GlazerLog in to preview O God, Our Help in Ages Past Isaac Watts, William CroftLog in to preview O Sacred Head, Now Wounded Paul Gebhardt, Hans Leo HasslerLog in to preview O Worship the King Grant, W. Gardiner's Sacred Melodies, HaydnLog in to preview Praise to the Lord, the Almighty Neander, Stralsund GesangbuchLog in to preview Rejoice, the Lord Is King Charles Wesley, John DarwallLog in to preview Revive Us Again William P. Mackay, John J. HusbandLog in to preview Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us Dorothy A. Thrupp, William B. BradburyLog in to preview Silent Night! Holy Night! Joseph Mohr, Franz GruberLog in to preview The Solid Rock Edward Mote, William B. BradburyLog in to preview Take My Life and Let It Be Frances Havergal, Henry R. C. MalanLog in to preview There Is a Fountain William Cowper, traditional American melodyLog in to preview Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus Stead, KirkpatrickLog in to preview To God Be the Glory Fanny J. Crosby, William H. DoaneLog in to preview What a Friend We Have in Jesus Joseph M. Scriven, Charles C. ConverseLog in to preview When I Survey the Wondrous Cross Newton, Watts, Gregorian Chant
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