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Simple Gifts / Christopher Parkening


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 47525   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachWolfgang Amadeus MozartRowland Hugh PritchardHenry Thacker Burleigh,   ... 
Performer:  Christopher ParkeningTimothy Howard
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Wir danken dir, Gott, BWV 29: no 1, Sinfonia in D major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Christopher Parkening 
2.
Vesperae solennes de confessore, K 339: Laudate Dominum by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1780; Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Ronald Ravenscroft 
3.
Our great saviour by Rowland Hugh Pritchard
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: B.J. Sutherland and Jerrold Hyman 
4.
Jubilee Songs of the USA: Deep River by Henry Thacker Burleigh
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1916; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Timothy Howard 
5.
Jesus, we want to meet by A.T. Olajida Olude
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 1 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Patrick Russ 
6.
Hymn of Christian Joy by Gordon Young
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar), Timothy Howard (Harpsichord)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Ronald Ravenscroft 
7.
Fairest Lord Jesus "Crusader's Hymn" by Traditional
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Length: 1 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Ronald Ravenscroft 
8.
All creatures of our God and King by Anonymous
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Written: England 
Length: 1 Minutes 14 Secs. 
9.
Stir Thy church, o God our Father by Anne Lois Butler
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Length: 1 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Bradford Cooper 
10.
God of grace and God of glory by John Hughes
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Wales, UK 
Length: 1 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Ronald Ravenscroft 
11.
Variations on "Glorious things of Thee are spoken" by Ronald Ravenscroft
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1981 
Length: 5 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Notes: These variations are based on the second movement of Haydn's "Emperor" Quartet, Op 76, no 3. 
12.
Brethren, we have met to worship by William Moore
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: Classical 
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Patrick Russ 
13.
Simple gifts by Joseph Brackett
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Written: USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
14.
Hänsel und Gretel: Abends will ich schlafen gehn "Evening Hymn" by Engelbert Humperdinck
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Ronald Ravenscroft/Amelotte 

Sound Samples

Cantata No. 29: We Thank Thee, Lord, We Thank Thee
Our Great Saviour
God Of Grace And God Of Glory
Three Spirituals: Bretheren, We Have Met To Worship
Three Spirituals: Deep River
Three Spirituals: Jesus, We Want To Meet
Hansel And Gretel: Evening Prayer (from Hansel and Gretel)
Hymn Of Christian Joy
Simple Gifts
Three Hymns: Fairest Lord Jesus
Three Hymns: Stir Thy Church, O God Our Father
Three Hymns: All Creatures Of Our God And King
Austrian Hymn From Haydn's Quartet, Op. 76, No. 3: Glorious Things Of Thee Are Spoken
Solemn Vespers K339: Praise Ye The Lord - Laudate Dominum (from Solemn Vespers K339)

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