Horatio Parker
Horatio Parker

Hats Off for Horatio #1336

…a sesquicentennial salute to turn–of–the–(19th)–century recitalist, composer and teacher, Horatio Parker (9/15/1863–12/18/1919)

Hour 1

HORATIO PARKER: Festival Prelude, Op. 66, no. 1Rudolf Innig (2003 Kuhn/Osnabrück Cathedral, Germany) Dabringhaus & Grimm 317.1741

PARKER: Impromptu, Op. 117, No. 2; Reverie, Op. 66, no. 2; Pastorale, Op. 28, no. 3 –Albert Ahlstrom (1895 Müller & Abel/St. Joseph Church, NYC) Raven 340

PARKER: Anthem, Now sinks the sunChoir of St. Thomas Church/Gerre Hancock, director. Priory 629

PARKER: Organ Concerto in e-flat, Op. 55Nebraska Chamber Orchestra/John Levick, conductor; Stephen Krahn (1968 Schlicker/1st–Plymouth Congregational Church, Lincoln, NE) Albany 124/5

Hour 2

PARKER: Canzonetta, Op. 36, no. 2 –Albert Ahlstrom (1895 Müller & Abel/St. Joseph Church, NYC) Raven 340

CHARLES IVES: Psalm 42 (As pants the hart) –SWR Vocal ensemble, Suttgart/Marcus Creed, director; Kay Johanssen, organ. Hänssler Classic 93.224

IVES: Psalm 90 (Lord, Thou has been our dwelling place)Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobury, director; Peter Barley (1968 Harrison/King's College Chapel) EMI 54188

PARKER: Organ Sonata in 3-flat, Op. 65Gail Archer – 1st mvt, Allegro moderato (2002 Dyer/Rollins College, Winter Park, FL) Meyer Media 08011; Susan Armstrong – 2nd mvt, Andante (1892 Johnson & Son/Sacred Heart Church, Waterbury, CT) AFKA 520; Mark Laubach – 3rd mvt, Allegretto (2003 Berghause/St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Wilkes–Barre, PA) Pro Organo 7210; Karl Moyer – 4th mvt., Fugue (1859 Hook/Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, North Easton, MA) Raven 290

PARKER: Anthem, Light's glittering morn –Choirs of Washington National Cathedral and Grace Cathedral, San Francisco/Douglas Major, conductor; Cathedral Brass; Robert Lehman (Aeolian–Skinner/National Cathedral) EMI Classics 54134

Josef Rheinberger