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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This article about a British classical musician is a stub. It contained about 15 original Simper pieces and I managed to get good scans of them. I recently gained access to the library at the church where our director was from.

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The Rolling Seasons – A Sacred Canata by Caleb Simper –

Simper was born in the village of Barford St MartinWiltshirethe son of a shoemaker. Please, if you have Simper music that is not on this list, let me know if simer it be arranged to have them scanned to my specifications and mailed to me. 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 ].

Re-engraved by Eby Mani. Retrieved from ” https: Note that the Season and Type columns might not be very accurate. Excellent, original from Stephen R. Good, original from Bethel Reformed, Brantford.


My focus is on the music he wrote, preserving what has been found. Some others were obtained from book scans sent to me by Stephen R.

Caleb Simper – ChoralWiki

Caleb Simper September 12, — August 28, was an English composer and organist. 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. For someone so prolific and well-sold according to the publisherthe sheet music is very hard to find but I’m sure it’s out there!

His son, Roland Chalmers Simper was also a composer [ citation needed ].

Fair, camera pictures from Stephen R. Good, photocopy from Stephen R. I’ve also found about 20 more pieces through general web searches.

Good, original from Stephen R. Excellent, original from Bethel Reformed, Brantford. Over calwb 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.

The earth is the Lord’s (Caleb Simper)

I was first exposed to his choral music in the church choir back around with the piece “Break Forth Into Joy”. Special simpfr to those who have helped in this project, either through their own preservation efforts or in supplying scores to me.

This article on an organist is a stub. This page was last edited on 18 Decemberat The director at the time was trying to find faleb of Simper’s choral works but it wasn’t easy. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


The Rolling Seasons – A Sacred Canata

Christmas Hymns and Carols. Just remember that most of the scans haven’t been cleaned up yet as that is a wimper that will take years. Valeb can also be some duplication of titles. Views Read Edit View history. English composers English classical organists Male organists births deaths British classical musician stubs Organist stubs.

I would very much like to complete this list by adding new or better scans. It is not known if all the titles exist as I do not have many of them and cannot confirm their existence, cale can I be sure that this list is complete. Excellent, original from Norwich United, Norwich. 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”. I also had to guess at some and so some listed as Choral might actually be Hymns.

Good photocopy from Stephen R. Excellent, original from Knox Presbyterian, Woodstock.

Excellent,original from Stephen R. I’m not going to go into detail about this composer because several others have already done so.

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