Monday, November 8, 2010

Illinois State U. Men's Glee Sing 'My Lord, What A Mornin' (H.T. Burleigh),' YouTube Nov. 7, 2010

[Deep River: Songs and Spirituals; Oral Moses, bass-baritone; Ann Sears, piano; Troy 332 (1999)]

“Illinois State University Men's Glee
ISU Men's Glee at the "Men's Glee Club and Madrigal Singers Concert"
November 7, 2010
Adam Drake Directing
Shishi Cai, Pianist”

Henry “Harry” Thacker Burleigh (1866-1949) is profiled at, which features a complete Works List by Prof. Dominique-René de Lerma of Lawrence University Conservatory. Here is an excerpt from the entry on the song:

My Lord, what a mornin', for high voice & piano. New York: G. Ricordi, 1918 (#116493). 6p. Text: Revelations 8:10. Text based on Matthew 24:29-31. == Duration: 3:15. Library: Library of Congress, Spingarn.

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