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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The director at the time was trying to find more of Simper’s choral works but it wasn’t easy. 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.

English composers English classical organists Male organists births deaths British classical musician stubs Organist stubs. Note that the Season and Type columns might not be very accurate. Views Read Edit View history. This article on an organist is a stub. 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! I was first exposed to his choral music in the church choir back around with the piece “Break Forth Into Joy”.

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 “The Silver Clarion”, a march which exists in a version for organ and a version for pianoforte [ citation needed ].


It contained about 15 original Simper pieces and I managed to get good scans of them. Good, original from Stephen R. He gained fame for his prolific output of choral and organ works. Excellent,original from Stephen R.

Caleb Simper – Wikipedia

I would very much like to complete this list by adding new or better scans. His son, Roland Chalmers Simper was also a composer [ citation needed ]. Re-engraved by Eby Mani. My focus is on the music he wrote, preserving what has been found. Excellent, original from Norwich United, Norwich.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Peter Schepers schepers uwaterloo. Retrieved from ” https: Good photocopy 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”.

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.

The Rolling Seasons – A Sacred Canata

Fair, camera pictures caleg Stephen R. Good, photocopy from Stephen R. Some others were obtained from book scans sent to me by Stephen R. Simper was born in the village of Barford St MartinWiltshirethe son of a shoemaker. There can also be some duplication of titles. In the last capacity he produced a prodigious simperr of Anglican church music and organ pieces, written in an unsophisticated, popular style and aimed at small parish choirs and unskilled organists. Special thanks to those who have helped in this project, either through their own preservation efforts or in supplying scores to me.


Excellent, original from Bethel Reformed, Brantford. About the list below Excellent, original from Knox Presbyterian, Woodstock. This article about a British classical musician is a stub. I’m not going to go into detail about this composer because several others have already done so.

The Rolling Seasons – A Sacred Canata by Caleb Simper –

Good, original from Bethel Reformed, Brantford. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Just remember that most of the xaleb haven’t been cleaned up yet as that is a process that will take years. After a simpeg 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.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. This page was last edited on 18 Decemberat Excellent, original from Stephen R.

simpe I also had to guess at some and so some listed as Choral might actually be Hymns. Caleb Simper September 12, — August 28, was an English composer and organist. Christmas Hymns and Carols. I’ve also found about 20 more pieces through general web searches. I recently gained access to the library at the church where our director was from.