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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Excellent, original from Knox Presbyterian, Woodstock. Peter Schepers schepers uwaterloo. I’ve also found about 20 more pieces through general web searches. 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 ]. My focus is on the music he wrote, preserving what has been found. Over five million copies had been sold by the s and a few remain in print today, though Simper’s musical style has long since fallen from fashion.

He also wrote somewhere in the region of pieces of organ music and several miscellaneous works such as simoer Silver Clarion”, a march which exists in a version for organ and a version for pianoforte [ citation needed ]. This page was last edited on 18 Decemberat Good, photocopy from Stephen R.

In the last capacity he produced a prodigious amount of Anglican church music and organ pieces, written in an unsophisticated, popular style and aimed at small parish choirs and unskilled organists. I recently gained access to the library at the church where sjmper director was from.


The Rolling Seasons – A Sacred Canata

Good, original from Stephen R. Note that the Season and Type columns might not be very accurate. English composers English classical organists Male organists births deaths British classical musician stubs Organist stubs. Some others were obtained from book scans sent to me by Stephen R. Retrieved from ” https: This article about a British classical musician is a stub. 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. 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”. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The earth is the Lord’s (Caleb Simper) – ChoralWiki

Just remember that most of the scans haven’t been cleaned up yet as that is a process that will take years. Special thanks to those who have helped in this project, either through their own preservation efforts or in supplying scores to me.

Caleh, original from Bethel Reformed, Brantford. After a period in Worcesterwhere he worked in a music shop near that was owned by the Elgar family, he moved in the s to Barnstaple where he spent the remainder of his active life working as a choirmaster, organist and composer. Excellent,original from Stephen R.

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Christmas Hymns and Carols. About the list below Views Read Edit View history. Good photocopy from Stephen R. Simper was born in the village of Barford St MartinWiltshirethe son of a shoemaker.

It contained about 15 original Simper pieces and I managed to get good scans of them. 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. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. I’m not going to go into detail about this composer cxleb several others have already done so.


Caleb Simper September 12, — August 28, was an English composer and organist. This article on an organist is a stub. Re-engraved by Eby Mani. For someone so prolific and well-sold according to the publisher claeb, the sheet music is very hard to find but I’m sure it’s out there!

There can also be some duplication of titles. Fair, camera pictures from Stephen R.

Good, original from Bethel Reformed, Brantford. I was first exposed to his choral music in the church choir back around with the piece “Break Forth Into Joy”. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The director at the time was trying to find more of Simper’s choral works but it wasn’t easy. I would very much like to complete this list by adding new or better scans. Excellent, original from Norwich United, Norwich. He gained fame for his prolific output of caoeb and organ works.