CITY OF HYMNS is a gorgeous and inspiring collection of traditional Christian songs interpreted by Tom Kenyon, one of the foremost authorities on sound healing. Kenyon is a researcher, author, and therapist who has taught and written extensively on the subject of sound and its effects on the mind and body. With CITY OF HYMNS, Kenyon explores the depths of these tunes, finding a new yet ageless spark in each one that is relevant to today's spiritual seeker. Although Kenyon is not a Christian, he has his own relationship to the divine and has tried to find the ecumenical spirit of these hymns that speaks to peace, acceptance, and universal love. His four-octave range expresses a power and reverence not usually heard with this material, which will send shivers down the spine of listeners of every faith. According to the liner notes, the title, CITY OF HYMNS, was chosen as a tribute to the healing place that resides in every heart. With this superb recording serving as a guide, finding that place is made much simpler.
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