Holiday Shop


WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

The Essential Leontyne Price - Spirituals, Hymns, Etc


Release Date: 01/14/1997 
Label:  Rca Victor Gold Seal Catalog #: 68157   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Henry Thacker BurleighTraditionalRoland HayesRobert MacGimsey,   ... 
Performer:  Leontyne PriceConnally WaltonGeorge Decker
Conductor:  Leonard De PaurLassaye Van Buren HolmesWilliam SelfArthur Fiedler,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  OrchestraChorusRust College Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

1.
Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit by Henry Thacker Burleigh
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard De Paur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Leonard de Paur 
2.
Let us break bread together by Traditional
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard De Paur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: William Lawrence and Leonard de Paur 
3.
His name so sweet by Traditional
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard De Paur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Leonard de Paur and Hall Johnson 
4.
Roun' About de Mountain by Roland Hayes
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard De Paur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Leonard de Paur 
5.
Swing low, sweet chariot by Traditional
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard De Paur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Date of Recording: 1961 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Leonard de Paur 
6.
Set down servant by Traditional
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard De Paur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Margaret Bonds 
7.
Were you there? by Traditional
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard De Paur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Language: English 
8.
He's got the whole world in His hands by Traditional
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard De Paur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Margaret Bonds 
9.
Deep river by Traditional
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard De Paur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Leonard de Paur 
10.
Honor! Honor! by Traditional
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard De Paur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Date of Recording: 1961 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Hall Johnson and Leonard de Paur 
11.
My soul's been anchored in the Lord by Traditional
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard De Paur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Date of Recording: 1961 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Florence Price and Leonard de Paur 
12.
On ma journey by Traditional
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard De Paur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Date of Recording: 1961 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Edward Boatner and Leonard de Paur 
13.
City called Heaven by Traditional
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard De Paur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Leonard de Paur 
14.
Ride on, King Jesus! by Traditional
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard De Paur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Date of Recording: 1961 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Hall Johnson and Leonard de Paur 
15.
Sinner, please don't let this harvest pass by Traditional
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lassaye Van Buren Holmes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rust College Choir
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1970 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Margaret Bonds 
16.
Sweet Little Jesus Boy by Robert MacGimsey
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lassaye Van Buren Holmes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rust College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1970 
Language: English 
17.
There is a balm in Gilead by Traditional
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lassaye Van Buren Holmes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rust College Choir
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1970 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: William Dawson 
18.
Let us Cheer the Weary Traveler by Henry Thacker Burleigh
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lassaye Van Buren Holmes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rust College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1970 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: R. Vene 
19.
Ev'ry time I feel the spirit by Traditional
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lassaye Van Buren Holmes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rust College Choir
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1970 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: William Dawson 
20.
My Way is Cloudy by Traditional
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lassaye Van Buren Holmes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rust College Choir
Date of Recording: 04/1970 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Fred Hall 
21.
Nobody knows the trouble I've seen by Traditional
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lassaye Van Buren Holmes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rust College Choir
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1970 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Fred Hall 
22.
I couldn't hear nobody pray by Traditional
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano), Connally Walton (Tenor)
Conductor:  Lassaye Van Buren Holmes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rust College Choir
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1970 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Hall Johnson 
23.
Holy, holy, holy "NIcaea" by John Bacchus Dykes
Performer:  George Decker (Organ), Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  William Self
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1861; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1966 
Language: English 
24.
Lead, kindly light by John Bacchus Dykes
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano), George Decker (Organ)
Conductor:  William Self
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 04/1966 
Language: English 
25.
Blessed Assurance by Fanny J. Crosby
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano), George Decker (Organ)
Conductor:  William Self
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1966 
Language: English 
Notes: This work was written in collaboration with Mrs. Joseph F. Knapp. 
26.
Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano), George Decker (Organ)
Conductor:  William Self
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/1966 
Language: Latin 
27.
What a friend we have in Jesus by Traditional
Performer:  George Decker (Organ), Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  William Self
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 04/1966 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Charles C. Converse and Joseph Scriven. 
28.
(The) Lord's Prayer by Albert Hay Malotte
Performer:  George Decker (Organ), Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  William Self
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1966 
Language: English 
29.
Pass Me Not, O Gentle Saviour by William H. Doane
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano), George Decker (Organ)
Conductor:  William Self
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1966 
Language: English 
30.
The Church's One Foundation by Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano), George Decker (Organ)
Conductor:  William Self
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 04/1966 
Language: English 
31.
Bless this house by May Brahe
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano), George Decker (Organ)
Conductor:  William Self
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 04/1966 
Language: English 
32.
I need thee every hour by Robert Lowry
Performer:  George Decker (Organ), Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  William Self
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1966 
Language: English 
33.
Fairest Lord Jesus "Crusader's Hymn" by Traditional
Performer:  George Decker (Organ), Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  William Self
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Date of Recording: 04/1966 
Language: English 
34.
I wonder as I wander by John Jacob Niles
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arthur Fiedler Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 05/21/1969 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Richard Hayman 
35.
Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arthur Fiedler Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 05/21/1969 
Language: Latin 
Notes: Arranged: Richard Hayman
This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 
36.
Porgy and Bess: Summertime by George Gershwin
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Skitch Henderson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/14/1963 
Language: English 
37.
America the Beautiful by Samuel Augustus Ward
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambrosian Singers,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882 
Date of Recording: 05/1982 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Charles Gerhardt 
38.
Battle Hymn of the Republic by William Steffe
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambrosian Singers,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1982 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Charles Gerhardt 
39.
Lift Every Voice and Sing by John Rosamond Johnson
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1982 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Charles Gerhardt 
40.
Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott by Martin Luther
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambrosian Singers,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/1982 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Charles Gerhardt 
41.
I Wish I Knew How it Would Feel to be Free by Billy Taylor
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lassaye Van Buren Holmes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rust College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 04/1970 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Margaret Bonds 
42.
Amazing grace by John Newton
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano), George Decker (Organ)
Conductor:  William Self
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Men and Boy's Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1799 
Date of Recording: 04/1966 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Ev'ry Time I Feel The Spirit
Let Us Break Bread Together On Our Knees
His Name So Sweet
'Roun' About De Mountain
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
Sit Down, Servant
Were You There
He's Got the Whole World in His Hands
Deep River
Honor! Honor!
My Soul's Been Anchored in de Lord
On Ma Journey
A City Called Heaven
Ride On, King Jesus
I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free
Sinner, Please Don't Let This Harvest Pass
Sweet Little Jesus Boy
There Is a Balm in Gilead
Let Us Cheer the Weary Traveler
Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit
My Way Is Cloudy
Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen
I Couldn't Hear Nobody Pray
Holy, Holy, Holy
Lead, Kindly Light
Blessed Assurance
Ave Maria, D. 839
What A Friend We Have In Jesus
Amazing Grace
The Lord's Prayer
Pass Me Not, O Gentle Saviour
The Church's One Foundation
Bless This House
I Need Thee Every Hour
Fairest Lord Jesus
I Wonder As I Wander
Ave Maria
Summertime
America the Beautiful
Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing
A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
Battle Hymn of the Republic

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review this title
Review This Title
Review This Title Share on Facebook




YOU MUST BE A SUBSCRIBER TO LISTEN TO ARKIVMUSIC STREAMING.
TRY IT NOW FOR FREE!
Sign up now for two weeks of free access to the world's best classical music collection. Keep listening for only $19.95/month - thousands of classical albums for the price of one! Learn more about ArkivMusic Streaming
Aleady a subscriber? Sign In