The Taliesin Orchestra bring their gentle and almost ambient approach to covering popular music to the genre of Christian music, delivering ten hymns with their usual lush approach. With each song being very recognizable and smooth, Sacred is a nice way to approach the material without experimenting too much with the original structure. Anyone looking for a meditative way to experience Christian hymns should look no further; this album is easy to get sucked into.
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AllMusic Review by Bradley Torreano
|Adagio for strings (or string quartet; arr. from 2nd mvt. of String Quartet), Op. 11|
|Requiem for soloists, chorus, and orchestra, K. 626|
|Cantata No. 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben," BWV 147 (BC A174)|
|Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56|