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Rediscovering Old American Hymns / Met Opera Chorus


Release Date: 03/28/2006 
Label:  Msr   Catalog #: 1157   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  William J. KirkpatrickWill L. ThompsonIra Forest StanphillCharles Augustin Miles,   ... 
Performer:  Ellen LangBelinda OswaldGloria WatsonPatricia Steiner,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Includes traditional hymn(s). Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Chorus. Includes traditional hymn(s). Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Chorus. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Alone with God by William J. Kirkpatrick
Performer:  Ellen Lang (Soprano), Belinda Oswald (Soprano), Gloria Watson (Alto),
Patricia Steiner (Alto), Stephen Paynter (Tenor), Jeffrey Mosher (Tenor),
Robert Maher (Bass), John [bass voc.] Russell (Bass), Robert Rogers (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1904; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: English 
2. Softly and Tenderly, Jesus is Calling by Will L. Thompson
Performer:  Ellen Lang (Soprano), Belinda Oswald (Soprano), Gloria Watson (Alto),
Patricia Steiner (Alto), Jeffrey Mosher (Tenor), Stephen Paynter (Tenor),
Robert Maher (Bass), John [bass voc.] Russell (Bass), Robert Rogers (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: English 
3. Follow Me by Ira Forest Stanphill
Performer:  Ellen Lang (Soprano), Belinda Oswald (Soprano), Gloria Watson (Alto),
Patricia Steiner (Alto), Jeffrey Mosher (Tenor), Stephen Paynter (Tenor),
Robert Maher (Bass), John [bass voc.] Russell (Bass), Robert Rogers (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: English 
4. In the garden by Charles Augustin Miles
Performer:  Ellen Lang (Soprano), Belinda Oswald (Soprano), Gloria Watson (Alto),
Patricia Steiner (Alto), Jeffrey Mosher (Tenor), Stephen Paynter (Tenor),
Robert Maher (Bass), John [bass voc.] Russell (Bass), Robert Rogers (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: English 
5. Love lifted me by Howard E. Smith
Performer:  Ellen Lang (Soprano), Belinda Oswald (Soprano), Gloria Watson (Alto),
Patricia Steiner (Alto), Stephen Paynter (Tenor), Jeffrey Mosher (Tenor),
John [bass voc.] Russell (Bass), Robert Maher (Bass), Robert Rogers (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: English 
6. Master, the Tempest is Raging by Horatio Richmond Palmer
Performer:  Ellen Lang (Soprano), Belinda Oswald (Soprano), Gloria Watson (Alto),
Patricia Steiner (Alto), Jeffrey Mosher (Tenor), Stephen Paynter (Tenor),
Robert Maher (Bass), John [bass voc.] Russell (Bass), Robert Rogers (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: English 
7. What a Friend We Have in Jesus by Charles Crozat Converse
Performer:  Ellen Lang (Soprano), Belinda Oswald (Soprano), Patricia Steiner (Alto),
Gloria Watson (Alto), Jeffrey Mosher (Tenor), Stephen Paynter (Tenor),
Robert Maher (Bass), John [bass voc.] Russell (Bass), Robert Rogers (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Composition written: Ireland (1855 - 1868). 
8. My sheep know my voice by Herbert Buffum
Performer:  Ellen Lang (Soprano), Belinda Oswald (Soprano), Gloria Watson (Alto),
Patricia Steiner (Alto), Jeffrey Mosher (Tenor), Stephen Paynter (Tenor),
Robert Maher (Bass), John [bass voc.] Russell (Bass), Robert Rogers (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1905; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Isaiah Martin. 
9. Supper Time by Ira Forest Stanphill
Performer:  Ellen Lang (Soprano), Belinda Oswald (Soprano), Gloria Watson (Alto),
Patricia Steiner (Alto), Jeffrey Mosher (Tenor), Stephen Paynter (Tenor),
Robert Maher (Bass), John [bass voc.] Russell (Bass), Robert Rogers (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: English 
10. He Lives by Alfred Henry Acken
Performer:  Ellen Lang (Soprano), Belinda Oswald (Soprano), Gloria Watson (Alto),
Patricia Steiner (Alto), Jeffrey Mosher (Tenor), Stephen Paynter (Tenor),
Robert Maher (Bass), John [bass voc.] Russell (Bass), Robert Rogers (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: English 
11. He'll undertstand and say "Well Done" by Lucy Campbell
Performer:  Ellen Lang (Soprano), Belinda Oswald (Soprano), Gloria Watson (Alto),
Patricia Steiner (Alto), Jeffrey Mosher (Tenor), Stephen Paynter (Tenor),
John [bass voc.] Russell (Bass), Robert Maher (Bass), Robert Rogers (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: John T. Benson. 
12. The Old Rugged Cross by George Bennard
Performer:  Jeffrey Mosher (Tenor), Patricia Steiner (Alto), Gloria Watson (Alto),
Belinda Oswald (Soprano), Ellen Lang (Soprano), Stephen Paynter (Tenor),
Robert Maher (Bass), John [bass voc.] Russell (Bass), Robert Rogers (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: English 
13. When we see Christ by Esther Kerr Rusthoi
Performer:  Robert Rogers (Piano), John [bass voc.] Russell (Bass), Robert Maher (Bass),
Stephen Paynter (Tenor), Jeffrey Mosher (Tenor), Patricia Steiner (Alto),
Gloria Watson (Alto), Belinda Oswald (Soprano), Ellen Lang (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Written: USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: English 
14. Count your blessings by Edwin Othello Excell
Performer:  John [bass voc.] Russell (Bass), Robert Maher (Bass), Stephen Paynter (Tenor),
Jeffrey Mosher (Tenor), Patricia Steiner (Alto), Gloria Watson (Alto),
Belinda Oswald (Soprano), Ellen Lang (Soprano), Robert Rogers (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
15. Joy Unspeakable by Barney Elliot Warren
Performer:  John [bass voc.] Russell (Bass), Robert Maher (Bass), Stephen Paynter (Tenor),
Jeffrey Mosher (Tenor), Patricia Steiner (Alto), Gloria Watson (Alto),
Belinda Oswald (Soprano), Ellen Lang (Soprano), Robert Rogers (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: English 
16. Wonderful Words of life by Philip Paul Bliss
Performer:  John [bass voc.] Russell (Bass), Robert Maher (Bass), Stephen Paynter (Tenor),
Jeffrey Mosher (Tenor), Patricia Steiner (Alto), Gloria Watson (Alto),
Belinda Oswald (Soprano), Ellen Lang (Soprano), Robert Rogers (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: English 
17. Blessed Assurance by Fanny J. Crosby
Performer:  John [bass voc.] Russell (Bass), Robert Maher (Bass), Stephen Paynter (Tenor),
Jeffrey Mosher (Tenor), Patricia Steiner (Alto), Gloria Watson (Alto),
Belinda Oswald (Soprano), Ellen Lang (Soprano), Robert Rogers (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Written: USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: English 
18. The last mile of the Way by William Edie Marks
Performer:  John [bass voc.] Russell (Bass), Robert Maher (Bass), Stephen Paynter (Tenor),
Jeffrey Mosher (Tenor), Patricia Steiner (Alto), Gloria Watson (Alto),
Belinda Oswald (Soprano), Ellen Lang (Soprano), Robert Rogers (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: English 
19. A new name in Glory by Charles Austin Miles
Performer:  Stephen Paynter (Tenor), Jeffrey Mosher (Tenor), Patricia Steiner (Alto),
Gloria Watson (Alto), Belinda Oswald (Soprano), Robert Maher (Bass),
Ellen Lang (Soprano), John [bass voc.] Russell (Bass), Robert Rogers (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: English 
20. I want that kind of blessing by Edward Smith Ufford
Performer:  Belinda Oswald (Soprano), Ellen Lang (Soprano), Gloria Watson (Alto),
John [bass voc.] Russell (Bass), Robert Maher (Bass), Stephen Paynter (Tenor),
Jeffrey Mosher (Tenor), Patricia Steiner (Alto), Robert Rogers (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: English 
21. Amazing grace by John Newton
Performer:  Patricia Steiner (Alto), Jeffrey Mosher (Tenor), Stephen Paynter (Tenor),
Robert Maher (Bass), John [bass voc.] Russell (Bass), Robert Rogers (Piano),
Gloria Watson (Alto), Belinda Oswald (Soprano), Ellen Lang (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Members of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1799 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: English 

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