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The Blue Estuaries - American Choral Music /Simpson, Houston


Release Date: 11/27/2001 
Label:  Zephyr   Catalog #: 12001   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ron HarrisRobert H. YoungTraditionalStephen Foster,   ... 
Performer:  Stephen SloperTravis FranklinRoger KeeleBrady Knapp,   ... 
Conductor:  Robert Simpson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Houston Chamber ChoirRob Landes Trio
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 0 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
The Choir Invisible by Ron Harris
Conductor:  Robert Simpson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Houston Chamber Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1995; USA 
Date of Recording: 1998-2000 
Venue:  Live  1st Presbyterian Church, Houston, TX 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: English 
2.
Songs of Nature by Robert H. Young
Conductor:  Robert Simpson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Houston Chamber Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1998 
Venue:  1st Presbyterian Church, Houston, TX 
Length: 6 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: English 
3.
Come away to the skies by Traditional
Conductor:  Robert Simpson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Houston Chamber Choir
Date of Recording: 1998-2000 
Venue:  Live  1st Presbyterian Church, Houston, TX 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Alice Parker 
4.
Hark, I hear the harp eternal by Traditional
Conductor:  Robert Simpson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Houston Chamber Choir
Date of Recording: 1998-2000 
Venue:  Live  1st Presbyterian Church, Houston, TX 
Length: 1 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Alice Parker 
5.
Shenandoah by Traditional
Conductor:  Robert Simpson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Houston Chamber Choir
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1998-2000 
Venue:  Live  1st Presbyterian Church, Houston, TX 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Alf Houkom 
6.
Laura Lee by Stephen Foster
Conductor:  Robert Simpson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Houston Chamber Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1998-2000 
Venue:  Live  1st Presbyterian Church, Houston, TX 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Edwin Fissinger 
7.
Oh! Susanna by Stephen Foster
Conductor:  Robert Simpson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Houston Chamber Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; USA 
Date of Recording: 1998-2000 
Venue:  Live  1st Presbyterian Church, Houston, TX 
Length: 1 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Edwin Fissinger 
8.
Gentle Annie by Stephen Foster
Performer:  Stephen Sloper (Tenor), Travis Franklin (Baritone), Roger Keele (Piano),
Brady Knapp (Bass)
Conductor:  Robert Simpson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Houston Chamber Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; USA 
Date of Recording: 1998-2000 
Venue:  Live  1st Presbyterian Church, Houston, TX 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Edwin Fissinger 
9.
Nelly Bly by Stephen Foster
Conductor:  Robert Simpson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Houston Chamber Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850; USA 
Date of Recording: 1998-2000 
Venue:  Live  1st Presbyterian Church, Houston, TX 
Length: 1 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Roger Wagner 
10.
Motets (4): no 1, Help us, O Lord by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Robert Simpson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Houston Chamber Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1998-2000 
Venue:  Live  1st Presbyterian Church, Houston, TX 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
11.
Lark by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Barry Barrios (Bass)
Conductor:  Robert Simpson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Houston Chamber Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; USA 
Date of Recording: 1998-2000 
Venue:  Live  1st Presbyterian Church, Houston, TX 
Length: 5 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: English 
12.
The Blue Estuaries by David Ashley White
Conductor:  Robert Simpson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Houston Chamber Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1998; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1998 
Venue:  1st Presbyterian Church, Houston, TX 
Length: 10 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: English 
13.
Images by Rob Landes
Performer:  Rob Landes (Piano), Tom Anastasio (Double Bass), Bob McGrew (Drums)
Conductor:  Robert Simpson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Houston Chamber Choir,  Rob Landes Trio
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1998 
Venue:  1st Presbyterian Church, Houston, TX 
Length: 14 Minutes 32 Secs. 

Sound Samples

The Choir Invisible
Songs of Nature: No. 2. God is at the Anvil
Songs of Nature: No. 1. Deep wet moss
Songs of Nature: No. 3. Hang me among your winds
Come Away to the Skies (arr. A. Parker): Come Away to the Skies (arr. A. Parker for choir)
Hark, I hear the Harps Eternal (arr. A. Parker): Hark, I hear the Harps Eternal (arr. A. Parker for choir)
Oh Shenandoah (arr. A. Houkom for choir)
Laura Lee (arr. E. Fissinger): Laura Lee (arr. E. Fissinger for choir)
Oh! Susanna (arr. E. Fissinger): Oh! Susanna (arr. E. Fissinger for choir)
Gentle Annie (arr. E. Fissinger): Gentle Annie (arr. E. Fissinger for choir)
Nelly Bly (arr. R. Wagner for choir)
4 Motets: No. 1. Help us, O Lord
Lark
The Blue Estuaries: Evening-Star
The Blue Estuaries: I Saw Eternity
The Blue Estuaries: To Be Sung on the Water
The Blue Estuaries: Train Tune
The Blue Estuaries: Night
Images: No. 1. -
Images: No. 2. -
Images: No. 3. -
Images: No. 4. -

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