Harvest Home - Brian L. Steele (flute); Jeffrey Van (guitar); Joel C. Fischer (tenor); Linda Chatterton (flute); Lynette Johnson (mezzo-soprano); Marie Spar Dymit (soprano); Dale Warland Singers (choir, chorus); Dale Warland (conductor)
Track Listing
  1. Beautiful river
  2. Simple Gifts ("'Tis the gift to be simple")
  3. She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain, folk song
  4. Shaker Songs (5), for chorus: Peace
  5. An American Thanksgiving: McKay
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  1. Beautiful river
  2. Simple Gifts ("'Tis the gift to be simple")
  3. She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain, folk song
  4. Shaker Songs (5), for chorus: Peace
  5. An American Thanksgiving: McKay
  6. la claire fontaine
  7. Deep River
  8. We Gather Together
  9. Not One Sparrow is Forgotten, for chorus
  10. Cindy
  11. Gentle Annie, song for voice & piano or guitar
  12. We Shall Walk Through the Valley in Peace
  13. The Water Is Wide (after O Waly, Waly)
  14. By an' by
  15. Prairie Songs, for chorus: The Old Church
  16. Shaker Songs (5), for chorus: Lay Me Low
  17. The Road Home, for women's chorus
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This is among a group of valedictory discs from Minnesota's Dale Warland Singers, now disbanded after a distinguished 40-year career. In terms of the basic materials of the music included, it looks back to a type of repertory that many choirs cultivated back when this fine small chorus began its work, but that is not so common now: Harvest Home is a collection of musical Americana. Every American high school choir office used to have a sheaf of Shaker hymns, some choral arrangements, and many classic arrangements of African ...