Revive Us Again:

Featuring Gospel Favorites from Playing Gospel Piano: The Basics

Carl MaultsBy and Rejoicensemble!

Jul/2005, MUSIC CDS

SKU: 9780898694901

These twelve gospel hymns promise to revive you as Carl MaultsBy and his professional Rejoicensemble! capture the sincerity of Fanny Crosby's "Near the Cross" and lead you to exuberant heights in "We're Marching to Zion." Contemporary gospel aficionados will delight in Edwin Hawkins's "Jesus, Lover of My Soul" and Mr. MaultsBy's own "God is Love."

Originally intended as an accompanying CD of examples of the notated arrangements in Playing Gospel Piano: The Basics by Carl MaultsBy, Revive Us Again offers gospel music fans authentic renditions of many old favorites for pleasurable listening. Recorded at St. Michael's Episcopal Church in New York City by Mark Dann Recording.


Playlist:
This Little Light of Mine
When We All Get to Heaven
Near the Cross
God is Love
Jesus, Lover of My Soul
Come, Ye Disconsolate
Revive Us Again
Leaning on the Everlasting Arms
There Is a Fountain
Lift Him Up
On Christ the Solid Rock
We're Marching to Zion
 

Carl MaultsBy is the musician at the historic St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C. He has been a member of the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music. MaultsBy is founder of Rejoicensemble! a not-for-profit chamber vocal ensemble dedicated to the performance, preservation, and development of African American sacred music, and dedicated to developing and showcasing the works of contemporary African American composers. He holds a DFA in music and mathematics, and a Masters in Jazz/Commercial Composition from Manhattan School of Music. He has written for Broadway, film, and television including an HBO special on Harry Belafonte. He is in demand as a composer, choral director, and workshop leader. He is the author of the How to Play Gospel Piano, published by Church Publishing.