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Vocalessence Witness - The Witness Collection / Brunelle


Release Date: 05/11/2004 
Label:  Clarion   Catalog #: 9044   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Jack HalloranTraditionalSimeon Butler MarshAdolphus Hailstork,   ... 
Performer:  Yolanda WilliamsSanford MooreJames BohnBrian Link,   ... 
Conductor:  Sigrid JohnsonPhilip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence EnsembleMoore by FourPlymouth Music Series Ensemble Singers,   ... 
Number of Discs: 4 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: VocalEssence Ensemble. Conductor: Philip Brunelle. Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: VocalEssence Ensemble. Conductor: Philip Brunelle. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Witness by Jack Halloran
Conductor:  Sigrid Johnson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1986 
Language: English 
2.
Hush! Somebody's callin' my name by Traditional
Performer:  Yolanda Williams (Soprano)
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Written: USA 
Notes: Arranger: Brazeal W. Dennard. 
3.
Death is gonna lay his cold icy hands on me by Traditional
Performer:  Sanford Moore (Piano), James Bohn (Baritone)
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Written: USA 
Notes: Arranger: Andre J. Thomas. 
4.
Walk together by Traditional
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Written: USA 
Notes: Arranger: William Henry Smith. 
5.
Were you there? by Traditional
Performer:  Brian Link (Tenor)
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Written: USA 
Notes: Arranger: Robert Scholz. 
6.
Elijah Rock by Traditional
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Written: USA 
Notes: Arranger: Moses Hogan. 
7.
This Train by Traditional
Performer:  Sanford Moore (Piano), Jay Young (Double Bass), Robert Commodore (Drums)
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moore by Four,  VocalEssence Ensemble
Written: USA 
Notes: Arranger: Sanford Moore. 
8.
Jesus, lover of my soul by Simeon Butler Marsh
Performer:  Philip Brunelle (Piano)
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moore by Four,  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834; USA 
Notes: Arranger: Richard Smallwood. 
9.
My Lord, what a morning by Traditional
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Written: USA 
Notes: Arranger: Henry Thacker Burleigh. 
10.
Go down, Moses by Traditional
Performer:  Yolanda Williams (Soprano)
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Notes: Arranger: Robert Harris. 
11.
In that great getting up morning by Traditional
Performer:  Yolanda Williams (Soprano)
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Written: USA 
Notes: Arranger: Jester Hairston. 
12.
Crucifixion by Adolphus Hailstork
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1973; USA 
13.
Swing low, sweet chariot by Traditional
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Notes: Arranger: Dale Adelmann. 
14.
Go tell it on the mountain by Traditional
Performer:  Sanford Moore (Piano), Jay Young (Double Bass), Robert Commodore (Drums)
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Plymouth Music Series Ensemble Singers,  Moore by Four
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Notes: Arranger: Sanford Moore. 
15.
What a mighty God by Traditional
Performer:  Sanford Moore (Piano), Gordon Johnson (Double Bass), Joe Pulice (Drums)
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Plymouth Music Series Ensemble Singers,  Moore by Four
Written: USA 
Notes: Arranger: Michael Abels. 
16.
Wailing Woman by William Grant Still
Performer:  Yolanda Williams (Soprano)
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; USA 
17.
Swanee River by William Grant Still
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
18.
And They Lynched Him on a Tree by William Grant Still
Performer:  William Warfield (Spoken Vocals), Hilda Harris (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leigh Morris Chorale,  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; USA 
19.
Miss Sally's Party by William Grant Still
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; USA 
20.
Mother to Son by Undine Smith Moore
Performer:  Yolanda Williams (Soprano)
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USA 
21.
We Shall Walk Through the Valley by Undine Smith Moore
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977; USA 
22.
Lamentations: 2nd movement, Song Form by Coleridge-T. Perkinson
Performer:  Anthony Elliot (Cello)
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1973 
23.
Lamentations: 4th movement, Perpetual Motion by Coleridge-T. Perkinson
Performer:  Anthony Elliot (Cello)
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1973 
24.
An Old Black Woman, Homeless and Indistinct by Joseph Jennings
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1995; USA 
25.
Dance Like the Wind by William Banfield
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1992; USA 
26.
Tambourines to Glory by Undine Smith Moore
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1973; USA 
27.
My Soul Hath Found Refuge in Thee by Evelyn Simpson-Curenton
Performer:  Yolanda Williams (Soprano)
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1996; USA 
28.
Nocturne by Adolphus Hailstork
Performer:  Maria Jette (Soprano)
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1984; USA 
29.
Piece for String Orchestra: 2nd movement, Slow by Billy Childs
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1989; USA 
30.
Piece for String Orchestra: 3rd movement, Fast by Billy Childs
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1989; USA 
31.
Images, Shadows and Dreams by David Baker
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; USA 
32.
St. Louis Blues by W.C. Handy
Performer:  Thomas Larson (Tenor), Jearlyn Steele (Soprano)
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914; USA 
Notes: Arranger: Hall Johnson. 
33.
O Southland by Henry Thacker Burleigh
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
34.
Song for Snow by Florence Beatrice Price
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USA 
35.
The Moon Bridge by Florence Beatrice Price
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930 
36.
Listen to the lambs by R. Nathaniel Dett
Performer:  Steve Burger (Baritone)
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; USA 
37.
Ethiopia's Paean to Exaltation by Henry Thacker Burleigh
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; USA 
38.
Poor Mourner's Got a-Home at Last by Carl Rossini Diton
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914; USA 
39.
Yamekraw by James P. Johnson
Performer:  Paul Shaw ()
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; USA 
Notes: Arranger: William Grant Still. 
40.
The Chariot Jubilee by R. Nathaniel Dett
Performer:  Michael Forest (Tenor)
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; USA 
Notes: Arranger: Hale Smith. 
41.
Charlestonia by Edmund Thornton Jenkins
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Notes: This work was reconstructed by Vincent Plush in 1997. 
42.
Ave Maria by R. Nathaniel Dett
Performer:  Ryan French (Baritone)
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
43.
Children, go where I send thee by Traditional
Performer:  Charles Kemper (Piano), Michael Jorgensen (Baritone)
Conductor:  Philip Brunelle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  VocalEssence Ensemble
Notes: Arranger: Andre J. Thomas. 

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