Alleluiah! Sing to Jesus, here sung by St. Michael’s Singers at Coventry Cathedral, is one of many hymns that go with the Welsh melody called “Hyfrydol”–composed in 1830 by Rowland H. Prichard when he was just 19 years ago. Did he ever dream that people would sing it in churches all over the world?
The Welsh melody “Hyfrydol” goes with several different hymns and this is one of them–Alleluiah, Sing to Jesus, performed here by St. Michael’s Singers at Coventry Cathedral.
We’re open for hymn requests, everybody, if you’ve got any.
The Welsh melody Hyfrydol provides the music for many different hymns. Here we have it with Alleluiah! Sing to Jesus, sung by St. Michael’s Singers at Coventry Cathedral.
My allergies are still tormenting me, but at least I got some sleep last night. Maybe I’ll be better by the afternoon.
A classic hymn by Isaac Watts, 18th century vintage–Jesus Shall Reign, sung by St. Michael’s Singers, backed up by mighty organ music.
Inspired by Psalm 72:8 (He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river unto the ends of the earth), sung by St. Michael’s Singers–Jesus Shall Reign, by Isaac Watts.
Hail the Day That Sees Him Rise, a hymn for Ascension Day by Charles Wesley–last night was the first time I’d heard it. I think it’s a hymn that’ll stay with you for a while, Performed by St. Michael’s Singers.
This is a wonderful rendition of a Charles Wesley hymn by St. Michael’s Singers–O, For a Thousand Tongues to Sing.
If you’re new here: we like to start each blogging day with a hymn, and I’m always open for hymn requests. If you have a favorite hymn you’d like to share, all you have to do is say so.