James Montgomery (1771-1854) Hail to the Lord's anointed! / The Hymn Makers / The Celebration Choir Recorded at The Salvation Army Citadel Sheffield / Kingsway Music 1998
Original Release Date: 1998
Label: Kingsway Communications
James Montgomery (1771-1854) 'Hail to the Lord's anointed!' is the third album in the Hymnmakers series and brings together the hymns of James Montgomery, Sheffields's great 'Christian poet, patriot and philanthropist'. The arrangements by Jackie Williams and the singing of the Sheffield Celebration Choir breathes life into these wonderful hymns, written n the early nineteenth century. The inlay includes brief notes on the author's life and his hymns. TRACK LIST: 1 Hail to the Lord's Anointed! 2 Bright and joyful is the morn 3 Angels from the realms of glory 4 Songs of praise the angels sang 5 Stand up and bless the Lord 6 Command Thy blessing from above 7 Prayer is the soul's sincere desire 8 Lift up your heads, ye gates of brass! 9 O Spirit of the living God 10 According to Thy gracious word 11 Be known to us in breaking bread 12 Go to the dark Gethsemane 13 Forever with the Lord!