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An Hour To Dance - Gwyneth Walker: Choral Music / Bode


Release Date: 08/07/2007 
Label:  Gothic Records   Catalog #: 49253   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gwyneth van Anden Walker
Conductor:  Robert Bode
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Whitman College Chorale & Chamber Singers
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Notes and Editorial Reviews

During the 2005-6 season, Gwyneth Walker traveled across the United States working with a variety of musicians as they premiered and recorded her works. During a week spent in Walla Walla, WA, she worked with the choirs at Whitman College as they rehearsed and recorded this new program of choral music, which employs evocative texts by Langston Hughes, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, and Virginia Hamilton Adair, among others. Booklet notes include the full song texts. During the 2005-6 season, Gwyneth Walker traveled across the United States working with a variety of musicians as they premiered and recorded her works. During a week spent in Walla Walla, WA, she worked with the choirs at Whitman College as they rehearsed and recorded this new program of choral music, which employs evocative texts by Langston Hughes, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, and Virginia Hamilton Adair, among others. Booklet notes include the full song texts. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Harlem Songs by Gwyneth van Anden Walker
Conductor:  Robert Bode
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Whitman College Chorale & Chamber Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2000 
2.
God's Grandeur by Gwyneth van Anden Walker
Conductor:  Robert Bode
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Whitman College Chorale & Chamber Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2002 
3.
An Hour to Dance by Gwyneth van Anden Walker
Conductor:  Robert Bode
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Whitman College Chorale & Chamber Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1997 
4.
Three Days by the Sea by Gwyneth van Anden Walker
Conductor:  Robert Bode
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Whitman College Chorale & Chamber Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2004 
5.
This Train by Gwyneth van Anden Walker
Conductor:  Robert Bode
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Whitman College Chorale & Chamber Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1998 
6.
Love - By the Water by Gwyneth van Anden Walker
Conductor:  Robert Bode
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Whitman College Chorale & Chamber Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1997 

Sound Samples

Harlem Songs: No. 1. Spirituals
Harlem Songs: No. 2. Harlem Night Song
Harlem Songs: No. 3. Tambourines
God's Grandeur
An Hour to Dance: No. 1. Key Ring
An Hour to Dance: No. 2. Summary by the Pawns
An Hour to Dance: No. 3. The April Lovers
An Hour to Dance: No. 4.
An Hour to Dance: No. 5. Slow Scythe
An Hour to Dance: No. 6. White Darkness
An Hour to Dance: No. 7. Take My Hand
Three Days by the Sea: No. 1. The Bottom of the Sea
Three Days by the Sea: No. 2. Gifts from the Sea
Three Days by the Sea: No. 3. Down to the Sea
This Train
Love by the Water: No. 1. Blow the Candles Out
Love by the Water: No. 2. Fare Thee Well
Love by the Water: No. 3. Banks of the Ohio

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