1798 Holzhay organ at Neresheim Abbey, Germany
1798 Holzhay organ at Neresheim Abbey, Germany

Come, All Ye Faithful #0750

…in anticipation of the Christmas festival, this collection of music with an international flavor.

Part 1

GASTON DETHIER: Variations on ‘O come, all ye faithful’Diane Bish (1974 Ruffatti/Coral Ridge Presbyterian, Fort Lauderdale, FL) ARK CD-1007

OTTO MARIA KRÄMER: Improvisation on the Advent Hymn ‘Veni, veni Emmanuel’Otto Maria Krämer (2005 Eule/Cathedral of Saint Sebastian, Magdeburg, Germany) Unda Maris UM-20391

SIMON PRESTON: Fantasia, The Christmas LightJane Watts (1993 Klais/St. John’s, Smith Square, London, England, UK) Priory PRCD491

Part 2

JOHANN PACHELBEL: 2 Christmas Chorale-prelude, Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ; Der Tag, der ist so freudenreichMatthew Owens (1978 Ahrend/Reid Concert Hall, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK) Delphian CD-34021

JOHANN LUDWIG KREBS: 3 Christmas Chorale-preludes: Nun freut euch [2]; Vom Himmel hochBeatrice-Maria Weinberger (1750 Gabler/Weingarten Abbey, Germany) Motette CD MOT 12731

ANONYMOUS: 3 Christmas Impromptus: Serenata; Guitar Waltz; Tis revelry we’ll have from Montserrat ManuscriptMontserrat Torrent (1778 Vicens/St. Michael Church, Vielha, Spain) Fonoteca de Musica CD-1995

Part 3

JOHANN LUDWIG KREBS: Chorale-verses on ‘Jesu, meine Freude’, from ClavierübungGerhard Weinberger (1798 Holzhay/Neresheim Abbey, Germany) Motette CD MOT 12721

J.S. BACH: Canonic Variations on ‘Vom Himmel hoch’, S. 769 –Aaron David Miller (1995 Pasi/Trinity Lutheran, Lynnwood, WA) Dulcian CD-006

PETR EBEN: A Festive Voluntary, Variations on ‘Good King Wenceslas’Gunther Rost (1986 Karl Schuke/Neubaukirche, Würzburg, Germany) Motette CD MOT 12934

Filler –GASTON DETHIER: Variations (see above)