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Maddy Prior & The Carnival Band: Paradise Found (Park PRKCD 94)

Paradise Found
A Celebration of Charles Wesley 1707-1788
Maddy Prior & The Carnival Band

Park Records PRKCD 94 (CD, UK, June 2007)


Maddy Prior: vocals;
Andy Watts: clarinet, bassoon, recorder, vocals;
Giles Lewin: violin, recorder, vocals;
Steve Banks: drums, violin, vocals;
Jub Davis: double bass, vocals;
Steno Vitale: guitar, mandolin;
Bill Badley: lute [9, 11]


  1. Arm of the Lord, Awake! (3.14)
    tune Justification; John Eagleton 1785-1832
  2. Hail the Day That Sees Him Rise (2.55)
    tune Bethel or Llanfair; R. Williams 1781-1821
  3. O for a Heart to Praise My God (3.20)
    tune St. Paul’s
  4. I Know That My Redeemer Lives (2.43)
    tune University
  5. Come Away to the Skies (2.27)
    tune Middlebury
  6. Jesu If Still the Same Thou Art (3.34)
    tune Carey’s
  7. Let Heaven and Earth Agree (2.57)
    tune Trumpet or Portsmouth New
  8. My God I Am Thine (2.22)
    tune Harwich; Benjamin Milgrove 1731-1810
  9. Lord Divine, All Loves Excelling (3.14)
    tune Westminster; Henry Purcell 1659-1695
  10. Ye Servants of God (2.47)
    tune Walsall
  11. Dead! Dead! The Child I Lov’d So Well (4.42)
    tune Old 112th Psalm Tune
  12. Soldiers of Christ Arise (2.57)
    tune (Händel’s) March, G.F. Händel 1685-1759
  13. Jesu, Lover of My Soul (4.14)
    tune Aberystwyth; Joseph Parry 1841-1903
  14. Come O Thou Traveller Unknown (3.26)
    tune Vernon
  15. Come On My Partners in Distress (2.05)
    tune Consolation New

All hymn texts written by Charles Wesley;
The tunes are from:
Tracks 3, 9-10, 12 Thomas Butts, Harmonia Sacra, or A Choice collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, London 1754;
Track 11 John Wesley, Sacred Harmony, or A choice collection of Psalms and Hymns, London 1781;
Track 6-8 John Rippon, A Selection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, Cambridge 1792;
Track 4 J. Randall, A Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, Cambridge 1794;
Track 1 Charles Rider, Psalmodia Brittanica, London? c. 1820;
Track 2 J. Parry, Peroriaeth Hyfryth, Caerllon 1837;
Tracks 5, 14-15 William Walker, The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion, Philadelphia 1854 ed.;
Track 13 Stephen Edward, Ail Lyfr Tonau ac Emynau, Wrexham 1879

All titles arranged Andrew Watts except
Track 4 arr. Andrew Watts, Steno Vitale;
Track 5 arr. Andrew Watts, Steno Vitale, Giles Lewin;
Tracks 9, 11 arr. Andrew Watts, William Badley;
Track 14 arr. Andrew Watts, Steno Vitale, Giles Lewin, Steve Banks, A. Davis