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David Ashley White: As you set out for Ithaka

Choral and Vocal Works by David Ashley White

The Classical Shop
release date: September 2013


Artists:

Betsy Cook Weber

Conductor


Karen Wylie

alto saxophone

Timothy Jones

bass baritone

Melanie Somnenberg

mezzo-soprano

Ruth Tomfohrde

piano

Timothy Hester

piano

Nancy Weems

piano

Daryl Robinson

piano

Timiothy Hester

piano

Wayne Brooks

viola

Rita Porfiris

viola

Moores School Concert Chorale

Choral

Record Label
Albany Records

Genre:

Choir


Classical

Total Time - 68:49
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DAVID ASHLEY WHITE

     
 

Two Choral Sketches

 
1 Beauty is in the Garden of Love 2:28
2 Oliver Cromwell 1:20
 
 Betsy Cook Weber Conductor
     
 

Homages

 
3 "Reflections" and "O might those sighs" 5:58
4 Verture 3:02
5 Remembrances 2:16
6 This is my play's last scene 3:32
 Melanie Somnenberg mezzo-soprano
 Wayne Brooks viola
 Timiothy Hester piano
     
 

Five Glimpses

 
7 Canticle 0:43
8 March 0:33
9 Night Song 1:11
10 Burlesque 0:34
11 Elegy 1:20
 Timothy Hester piano
     
12 

Fear no more the heat o' the sun

3:39
 Daryl Robinson piano
 Betsy Cook Weber Conductor
     
 

Two Choruses from This Bitterly Beautiful Land

 
13 I will arise 2:06
14 Oh, my lovin' brother 2:06
 Daryl Robinson piano
 Betsy Cook Weber Conductor
     
 

To Hear in Rapture

 
15 Journey to the Interior 2:14
16 A Dream of Nightingales 3:05
 Timothy Jones bass baritone
 Nancy Weems piano
     
17 

Aria from Songs & Dances for a Celebration

3:29
 Karen Wylie alto saxophone
 Rita Porfiris viola
 Ruth Tomfohrde piano
     
 

Carols for the Nativity

 
18 Blessed May Thou Be 2:45
19 A Song to Sing 2:37
 
 Betsy Cook Weber Conductor
     
20 

Phantasy and Toccata

10:08
 Timothy Hester piano
     
 

From The Blue Estuaries

 
21 Evening-Star 2:16
22 I Saw Eternity 1:33
23 To Be Sung on the Water 2:18
 
 Betsy Cook Weber Conductor
     
24 

As you set out for Ithaka

7:36
 Melanie Somnenberg mezzo-soprano
 Wayne Brooks viola
 Timiothy Hester piano
     


David Ashley White’s secular and sacred compositions are widely performed and published and he has received numerous commissions. Recordings of his music appear on the Gothic and Zephyr labels. In addition to the extensive publication of White’s choral and instrumental music, his hymns are included in a number of hymnals, including those of the Episcopal, Methodist, and United Church of Christ. A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, David White serves as director of the University of Houston Moores School of Music. The core of the music on this recording duplicates the repertoire from a concert honoring the composer at the University of Houston and focuses on his secular music, although some of the works employ sacred texts. The music represents a wide range of White’s output offering amid the diversity unifying elements of lyricism and expressiveness.
 

 "... Strongly recommended ..."

David DeBoor Canfield - Fanfare - November/December 2013




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