"Sunday Morning Favorites" is a collection of traditional hymns played in a straightforward, classic "country church" style by Dr. David Leinweber, an Associate Professor of History at Oxford College of Emory University. Leinweber's playing style is both easy-going and dignified, and the songs are played from the heart without a lot of fanfare or flourishes. The seventeen tracks go back as far as 1772 ("There is a Fountain") up through 1913 ("The Old Rugged Cross" and "In the Garden" - my own "Sunday Morning Favorite"), and include such staples as "I Love to Tell the Story," "Be Thou My Vision," "He Leadeth Me," "Sweet Hour of Prayer," and "What a Friend We Have in Jesus." Dedicated to Leinweber's late grandfather, also a pianist, "Sunday Morning Favorites" was obviously a labor of love and faith, and if you are looking for a really nice collection of solo piano hymns, I recommend this one.
Kathy Parsons, Solo Piano Publications
This work presents old standards in a beautiful, RESPECTFUL, and straight forward manner. There are no frivolous trills and superficial outcroppings to deter from the spiritual message. Grand standards like, Have Thine Own Way Lord, Blessed Assurance, and quite a few others are presented in a quiet and dignified way. I listen to this CD and feel energized. If you like piano music and specially if you like old Gospel favorites grab this CD. You will not be disappointed.
Kersi Von Zerububbel "Kersi"