Easter Jubilation #9814

Celebratory selections for the Spring festival of rebirth and renewal.

HORATIO PARKER: Easter Anthem, Light’s glittering mornHarvard University Choir, Murray Forbes Somerville, conductor; Nancy Granert (1863 E.F. Walcker; 1947 Aeolian-Skinner/Methuen Music Hall, Methuen, MA) Northeastern NRCD-247

JACQUET: Offertory, O FiliiGeorges Guillard (1973 Boisseau-Cattiaux/Abbatiale Saint-Michel, Gaillac, France) REM CD-311169

LYNNWOOD FARNAM: Toccata, O Sons and DaughtersDiane Bish (1983 Sandtner/St. Michael Church, Munich, Germany) Artisan CD-1005

HAIG MARDIROSIAN: Fantasia/Improvisation on Christ ist erstanden/Christus vincitHaig Mardirosian (1938 Ernest M. Skinner & Son; 1975 Aeolian-Skinner/National Cathedral, Washington, DC) Gothic G49059

J.S. BACH: Easter Chorale-preludes, from Orgelbuchlein: S. 628, Erstanden ist der heil’ge Christ; S. 629, Erschienen ist der herrliche Tag; S. 630, Heut triumphieret Gottes Sohn –Ian Honeyman, tenor; Jean-Charles Ablitzer (1982 Guillemin/Église Sainte-Croix d’Aubusson, France) Harmonic CD-8508/9

ANDERS BONDEMAN: Improvisation on Christ ist erstanden –Anders Bondeman (1976 Marcussen/Sankt Jacobs kyrka, Stockholm, Sweden) Vincent CD-100

TIMOTHY ALBRECHT: 3 Easter Preludes: Christ the Lord is Risen Today; Morning has broken; The Strife is O’erTimothy Albrecht (1982 Casavant Frères/Glenn Memorial Auditorium, Emory University, Atlanta, GA) recorded August 23, 1993

DOM PAUL BENOIT: Music for Easter –Monks of Clervaux Abbey; Carlo Hommel (1910 Mutin-Cavaillé-Coll/Clervaux Abbey, Luxembourg) K617 K.617020

CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: Finale-Toccata, Haes dies, from Symphonie Romane, Number 10, Opus 73 –Todd Wilson (1988 Holtkamp/Frank Moody Music Building, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL) Delos DE 3123

SIR EDWARD ELGAR: Easter Anthem, Light of the WorldChoir of Wells Cathedral, Anthony Crossland, conductor; Andrew Nethsingha, organ; Priory PRCD362


This program was originally issued as #9413 in April 1994.