Caleb Simper. (12 September — 28 August ). ＝. Alternative Names/ Transliterations: Edwyn A. Clare. ＝. Authorities – WorldCat, Wikipedia, VIAF. a The earth is the Lord’s, and the fullness thereof; a Thou visitest the earth, and blessest it, a Thou crownest the year with Thy. Life. Born: 12 September Died: 28 August Biography. View the Wikipedia article on Caleb Simper.
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Retrieved from ” https: Good photocopy from Stephen R. The director at the time was trying to find more of Simper’s choral works but it wasn’t easy.
English composers English classical organists Male organists births deaths British classical musician stubs Organist stubs. Excellent, original from Knox Presbyterian, Woodstock. Re-engraved by Eby Mani. Good, original from Bethel Reformed, Brantford. Note that the Season and Type columns might not be very accurate. I also had to guess at some and so some listed as Choral might actually be Hymns. His son, Roland Chalmers Simper was also a composer [ citation needed ].
It contained about 15 original Simper pieces and I managed to get good scans of them.
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Fair, camera pictures from Stephen R. It is not known if all the titles exist as I do not have many of them and cannot confirm their existence, nor can I be sure that this list is complete. Excellent,original from Stephen R.
Excellent, original from Stephen R. In the last capacity he produced a prodigious amount of Ismper church music and organ pieces, written in an unsophisticated, popular style and aimed at small parish choirs and unskilled organists. Good, original from Stephen R. Special thanks to those who have helped in this project, either through their own preservation efforts or in supplying scores to me.
Good, photocopy from Stephen R. This page was last edited on 18 Decemberat Although ignored if not derided by criticshis anthems in particular became widely popular and were sold by his publisher under the slogan “Sung throughout the civilized world”.
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This article on an organist is a stub. Some others were obtained from book scans sent to me by Stephen R. He gained fame for his prolific output of choral eimper organ works. Christmas Hymns and Carols.
About the list below You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. He also wrote somewhere in the region of pieces of organ music and several miscellaneous works such as “The Silver Clarion”, a march which exists in a version for organ and a version for pianoforte [ citation needed ].
I would very much like to complete this list by adding new or better scans. I recently gained access to the library at the church where our director was from. Excellent, original from Norwich United, Norwich. This article about a British classical musician is a stub.
Please, if you have Simper music that is not on this list, let me know if can it be arranged to have them scanned to my specifications and mailed to me. I’ve also found about 20 more pieces through general web searches. Caleb Simper September 12, — August 28, was an English composer and organist. My focus is on the music he wrote, preserving what has been found. I was first exposed to his choral music in the church choir back around with the piece “Break Forth Into Joy”.