Sweet Hour of Prayer
Hymns of Truth and Joy on the Mountain Dulcimer
Classic hymns played with unique, refreshing beauty by two-time National Mountain Dulcimer Champion Mark Tindle; accompanied by bass and guitar.
Hymns included on this CD are:
- Sweet Hour of Prayer
- He Hideth My Soul
- Sing Them Over Again to Me
- I Love to Tell the Story
- Joyful Joyful We Adore Thee
- Holy, Holy, Holy/All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name (medley)
- This is My Father’s World
- In the Garden
- How Great Thou Art
- The Savior Is Waiting
- Christ the Lord is Risen Today
- God be With You Til we Meet Again
- For the Beauty of the Earth
If you have not heard a mountain dulcimer, this is an instrument that makes some of the sweetest music ever heard.
About Mark Tindle
Mark has played music most of his life and has been a professional musician for about 25 years. He is an accomplished player and teacher of the mountain dulcimer, acoustic guitar,and bluegrass banjo. He began playing the guitar at age 11 and the banjo at age 16.
Mark first picked up the mountain dulcimer in 1982 and is regarded today as one of the finest and most innovative dulcimer players around. His music includes traditional American and Irish tunes, classical and contemporary pieces, as well as church hymns and his own original works.
Mark has won several mountain dulcimer playing competitions including two National Mountain Dulcimer Championships. He has performed at many major dulcimer events throughout the country and is a highly respected instructor and contest judge. His latest creative energies have been focusing on writing christian music for worship and edification.
Mark’s unique music seems to reach people of all ages and walks of life by reflecting the sensitive, personal touch inherent in the mountain dulcimer. Through his effective teaching methods, many students have also grasped new playing skills to further enhance their fulfillment and enjoyment with the dulcimer.
Mark lives in Tulsa, OK with his wife and best friend Melissa and their six wonderful children – James, John, Andrew, Benjamin, Mary, and Hannah. Perhaps there are more musicians in the Tindle family yet to blossom!