The Stations of the Cross #1512
…a multi-performer, multi-venue presentation of Marcel Dupré’s provocative and profound musical interpretation of Paul Claudel’s vivid fourteen-poem cycle, Le Chemin de la Croix.
2. Jesus received His Cross – Suzanne Chaisemartin (1885 Cavaillé-Coll/St. Etienne Abbey, Caen, France) Musica Opera Sacra 1006
Filler – BACH: Vor deinen Thron, BWV 668 –Marcel Dupré (St. Ouen) Philips 446 647
Graham Steed provides a detailed commentary on Dupre’s Stations, with step-by-step interpretive analyses of the various movements in his remarkable book, The Organ Works of Marcel Dupre, published by Pendragon Press (1999), an invaluable guide for players and listeners.
Enjoy a of Le Chemin de la Croix featuring narrator Barry Busse and organist Dr. Douglas L. Butler as presented on the 1961 Holtkamp pipe organ at St. John’s Benedictine Abbey Church in Collegeville, MN (music r. 3/19/1972; narration r. 3/22/1977).