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Fox: A Glimpse Of Sion's Glory, Etc / Weeks, Bayl, Exaudi


Release Date: 11/29/2005 
Label:  Nmc   Catalog #: 114   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Christopher Fox
Performer:  Benjamin Bayl
Conductor:  James D.E. Weeks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  EXAUDI
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
The Wire (p.76) - "The major work here is the Allen Ginsberg-inspired 'American Choruses,' which shifts from Ivesian hymnal harmonies to the complete disintegration of Ginsberg's texts into randomly generated choral textures."
REVIEWS:
The Wire (p.76) - "The major work here is the Allen Ginsberg-inspired 'American Choruses,' which shifts from Ivesian hymnal harmonies to the complete disintegration of Ginsberg's texts into randomly generated choral textures." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Open the gate by Christopher Fox
Conductor:  James D.E. Weeks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  EXAUDI
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: English 
2.
A Glimpse of Sion's Glory by Christopher Fox
Conductor:  James D.E. Weeks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  EXAUDI
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1992; England 
Length: 11 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: English 
3.
The Missouri Harmony by Christopher Fox
Performer:  Benjamin Bayl (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1985 
Length: 16 Minutes 48 Secs. 
4.
Rendered Account by Christopher Fox
Conductor:  James D.E. Weeks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  EXAUDI
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: English 
5.
American Choruses (4) by Christopher Fox
Performer:  Benjamin Bayl (Electric Organ)
Conductor:  James D.E. Weeks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  EXAUDI
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 14 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Composition written: England (1979 - 1981). 

Sound Samples

Open the Gate
A Glimpse of Sion's Glory: The great design of God in the falls and overthrows of worldly powers that have opposed the kingdom of his Son
A Glimpse of Sion's Glory: We are bound to the utmost of our power to arm and fortify ourselves
A Glimpse of Sion's Glory: The work we are going about is this: that we may work in righteousness
A Glimpse of Sion's Glory: The work we are going about is this: that we make the earth a common treasury for all
A Glimpse of Sion's Glory: It is of little consequence, O citizens
A Glimpse of Sion's Glory: What kind of government is marked out in scriptures
A Glimpse of Sion's Glory: An arm of flesh and sword of steel
A Glimpse of Sion's Glory: We humbly crave, that you take into your serious and grave consideration
A Glimpse of Sion's Glory: Know that to be free is the same as to be frugal
A Glimpse of Sion's Glory: Be pious, be wise
A Glimpse of Sion's Glory: The sword out of the mouth of Christ, with two edges
The Missouri Harmony
Rendered Account
American Choruses: I. Walt Whitman
American Choruses: II. Song
American Choruses: III. America
American Choruses: IV. Transcription

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