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RANDALL THOMPSON  

(1899 - 1984)

A graduate of Harvard, the American composer Randall Thompson studied privately with Ernest Bloch and, awarded the American Prix de Rome, with Malipiero. He held various teaching positions in the United States, from 1951 until his retirement at Harvard University.

Vocal and Choral Music

Thompson is chiefly known as a composer of choral music, often setting texts of a religious or patriotic nature. These works include The Peaceable Kingdom and The Passion According to St Luke.

Instrumental Music

Thompson’s instrumental music includes three symphonies and two string quartets.

Role: Classical Composer 
Album Title
Catalogue No  Work Category 
AMERICAN ANTHEM - The Music of Samuel Barber and Howard Hanson Dorian Sono Luminus
DSL-92166
Chamber Music
Choral Concert: U.S. Navy Sea Chanters - THIMAN, E.H. / WHITACRE, E. / VAUGHAN WILLIAMS, R. / GRAINGER, P. / THOMPSON, R. (Songs of Sailor and Sea) Altissimo
75442255602
Choral - Secular
Choral Music - BAINTON, E. / THOMPSON, R. / MOZART, W.A. / CASALS, P. / MENDELSSOHN, Felix / PARRY, H. / DURUFLE, M. (Voices of Ascension Chorus) Delos
DE3300
Choral - Sacred
Choral Music - TAVENER, J. / LIGETI, G. / DEBUSSY, C. / BADINGS, H. / POULENC, F. / RUTTI, C. / THOMPSON, R. (San Francisco Symphony Chorus) Delos
DE3270
Choral - Sacred
Choral Music (American) - KEY, F.S. / GREENWOOD, L. / WILLIAMS, J. / BERLIN, I. / GUTHRIE, W. (Let Freedom Sing! - An Independence Celebration) Altissimo
75442271952
Choral - Secular
Choral Recital: Boston Trinity Church Choir - BIEBL, F.X. / TAVENER, J. / PART, A. / DIRKSEN, R.W. (Radiant Light - Songs for the Millennium) Dorian Sono Luminus
DOR-93191
Choral - Sacred
CHRISTMAS CAROLS (Jouluyo, Juhlayo) (Hyokki) Ondine
ODE1088-2
Choral - Sacred
Diamonds BIS
BIS-CD-1233
Choral - Secular
GLORIA! - Songs of Exaltation Dorian Sono Luminus
DSL-90906
Choral - Sacred
GREENWOOD, L.: God Bless the USA / JENKINS, J.W.: American Overture / SOUSA, J.P.: The Stars and Stripes Forever (United States Army Chorus) Altissimo
75442255652
Choral - Secular
Orchestral Concert: BERNSTEIN, L. / LIEBERSON, P. / GERSHWIN, G. (Remembering JFK - 50th Anniversary Concert) (National Symphony, Eschenbach) Ondine
ODE1190-2D
Choral - Secular
SMITH, J.S.: Star Spangled Banner (The) / THOMPSON, R.: The Testament of Freedom (A Musical Journey, Vol. 2) (United States Army Chorus) Altissimo
75442255832
Choral - Secular
THOMPSON, R.: Symphony No. 2 / MOORE, D.: Symphony No. 2 (The American Recording Society Orchestra, Dixon) (1952) Naxos Classical Archives
9.80947
Orchestral
THOMPSON, R.: Testament of Freedom (The) / HANSON, H.: 3 Songs from Drum Taps (Eastman Chorale, Eastman Rochester Symphony, Hanson) (1952) Naxos Classical Archives
9.81010
Choral - Secular
UNITED STATES AIR FORCE BAND OF THE PACIFIC WEST: Carols Altissimo
75442262562
Wind Ensemble/Band Music
UNITED STATES AIR FORCE HEARTLAND OF AMERICA BAND: Heartland Concert (A) Altissimo
75442260232
Wind Ensemble/Band Music
UNITED STATES AIR FORCE SINGING SERGEANTS: Caroling Altissimo
75442270582
Choral - Sacred
UNITED STATES ARMY BAND "PERSHING'S OWN": Greatest Hits Altissimo
75442259942
Choral - Secular
UNITED STATES ARMY BAND: Flag Flies High (The) Altissimo
75442260612
Choral - Secular
UNITED STATES ARMY BAND: Pershing's Own Altissimo
75442270312
Choral - Sacred
UNITED STATES ARMY CHORUS: A Cappella and Otherwise Altissimo
75442270252
Choral - Sacred
UNITED STATES ARMY FIELD BAND AND CHORUS: Call To Duty Altissimo
75442260932
Choral - Secular
UNITED STATES ARMY FIELD BAND SOLDIER'S CHORUS: Legacy of Randall Thompson (The) Altissimo
75442260722
Choral - Secular, Choral - Sacred, Choral - Secular, Choral - Sacred




 
 
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