1772 Robustelly organ at Sint Lambertuskerk, Helmond, The Netherlands
1772 Robustelly organ at Sint Lambertuskerk, Helmond, The Netherlands

Advent Expressions #0948

…a spirit of intimate reflection and anticipation is inherent in music for the weeks before Christmas.

Hour 1

BERNARD WAYNE SANDERS: Festival Prelude on the 8 th Tone; Veni Emanuel Triptych –Julian Bewig (2002 Fischer & Krämer/St. Mary Church, Emsdetten, Germany) Classicophon 2009-010

SAMUEL SCHEIDT: Verses on Veni redemptor gentiumChristoph Anselm Noll (1998 Klais/Maria Laach Abbey Church, Germany) Psallite CD-60381

HEINRICH von HERZOGENBERG: Chorale-prelude, Ach Gott vom Himmel, Opus 67 –Lothar Knappe (1975 Oberlinger/Dominican Church of St. Paul, Berlin, Germany) Christophorus CHR 77162

ERNST PEPPING: 3 Chorales, from Kleines Orgelbuch, Jesus Christus herrscht als König; Es kommt ein Schiff; Freuet euch, ihr Christen alleE. Power Biggs (1599 Wilde; 1682 Schnitger/St. Jacobi Church, Lüdingworth, Germany); (1680 Arp Schnitger/St. Peter & Paul Church, Cappel, Germany) & (1688 Schnitger/St. Pankratius Church, Neuenfelde, Germany) Columbia M2S-697

J.S. BACH: Chorale-prelude, Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659 –Karl Straube (1925 Welte/Mechanical Instrument Museum, Linz-am Rhine, Germany) Intercord 860 858

BRAM BRANDEMANN: Improvisation on O come, o come ImmanuelBram Brandemann (1845 Naber/Sint Joriskerk, Amersfoort, The Netherlands) Chapelle 7001

DANIEL ROTH: Improvisations on the Advent hymn Rorate caeli desuperDaniel Roth (1877 Cavaille-Coll/St. Bernard Church, Mainz-Bretzenheim, Germany) IFO 07 002

Filler –ERNST PEPPING: Freuet euch (see above)

Hour 2

FRANK SPELLER: Prelude on O come, o come Emmanuel; Advent Song –Ginny Clark, soprano; Frank Speller (1981 Visser-Rowland/Bates Recital Hall, University of Texas, Austin, TX) Pro Organo CD 7092

JACOB PRAETORIUS: Magnificat Quarti ToniLéon Berben (1624 Scherer/Stephanskirche, Tangermünde, Germany) Ramée 0402

ANTON HEILLER: Adventmusik and Chorale-prelude, Es ist in Ros entsprungenNationaal Kinderkoor, Utrecht, Silvere van Lieshout, conductor; Helen Tilmanns, oboe; Yvonne Franssen, viola; Jan van der Laar (1772 Robustelly/St. Lambertuskerk, Helmond, The Netherlands) SNK 003

J.S. BACH: Chorale-prelude, Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 661 –Almut Rössler (2000 Woehl/Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Germany) Motette CD MOT 13151

Filler –FRANK SPELLER (see above)