Greenwood Singers: Music of Randall Thompson
Greenwood Singers
Robert de Frece, conductor
Arktos 200263

While acknowledged and even revered as a choral conductor and teacher, American Randall Thompson was also a composer whose music demonstrates his remarkable insight and understanding of writing for chorus. Edmonton’s Greenwood Singers, conducted by Robert de Frece, present two of Thompson’s scores, including the world premiere recording of Ode to the Virginian Voyage.

On this recording:
Ode to the Virginian Voyage
Simfonia
You Brave Heroic Minds
Earth’s Only Paradise
In Kenning of the Shore
And In Regions Far
Fuga: Thy Voyages Attend
Finale: Go and Subduel

Frostiana: Seven Country Songs
The Road Not Taken – reading
The Road Not Taken
The Pasture – reading
The Pasture
Come In – reading
Come In
The Telephone – reading
The Telephone
A Girl’s Garden – reading
A Girl’s Garden
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening – reading
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
Choose Something Like a Star – reading
Choose Something Like a Star