The centrality of hymn singing in Christian worship is exemplified in this selection of hymns, many from the Hymnal 1940, sung by the Community of Celebration. The recording was made in the Cathedral of the Isles in Scotland.
Singers: Ed Baggett, Conway Barker, Martha Barker, Mike Cockayne, Max Dyer, Mary Egert, Bill Farra, Mimi Farra, Richard Gullen, David Gustafson, Dianne Gustafson, Peggy Gustafson, Sandy Hardyman Stayner, Judith Harris, Louise Jolly, Nona Keene, Jackie Kemp, Richard Kent, Howard Page-Clark, Jodi Page-Clark, David Porter, Betty Pulkingham, Bill Pulkingham, Margi Pulkingham, Don Saines, David Stayner, Lindsay Treen, Ruth Wieting. Guitar: Bill Pulkingham. Bass Guitar: Richard Gullen. Cello: Max Dyer. Violin, Viola: Louise Jolly. Autoharp: Max Dyer, Louise Jolly. Organ, Piano: Mimi Farra.
Cover Photograph: Jim Swan. Sound Engineer: Ray Prickett. Recorded in the Cathedral of the Isles, Millport, Scotland.
We are grateful to the following copyright holders for the use of their material: Alleluia No. 1 © 1974 Word of God Music, admin. The Copyright Co.; The Fishermen music © 1977 Selah Publishing Co.; Jerusalem, my happy home © 1938 J. Fischer & Bro., a division of Belwin-Mills Publishing Corp., Copyright renewed; Jesus is Lord © 1980 Word’s Spirit of Praise Music, admin. The Copyright Co.; Words for Lord of all hopefulness © 1931 from Enlarged Songs of Praise, reproduced by permission of Oxford University Press, admin. Harry Fox Agency; Sing of Mary © Canadian Book of Common Praise (words). All other original material on this recording is copyrighted by Celebration, P.O. Box 309, Aliquippa, PA 15001. Produced by Celebration (ASCAP).