1693 Schnitger at St. Jakobie Church, Hamburg, Germany
1693 Schnitger at St. Jakobie Church, Hamburg, Germany

Tongues of Fire #1520

…intriguing, invigorating, and inflammable compositions on themes for the Feast of Pentecost.

Hour 1

LARRY KINGFanfare to the Tongues of FireBruce Neswick (1954 Aeolian-Skinner/Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY) Pro Organo 7251

MATTHIAS WECKMANNKomm heiliger Geist, Herre Gott (3 verses) –Wolfgang Zerer (1693 Schnitger/St. Jakobie Church, Hamburg, Germany) Naxos 8.553849

JOHANN PACHELBEL:  2 Pentecost Chorales (Komm, heiliger Geist; Komm Gott Schöpfer, heiliger Geist) –Robert Breault, cantor; Marilyn Mason (1985 Fisk/University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) MHS 512823

J.S. BACHKomm Gott Schöpfer, heiliger Geist, BWV 631Kevin Bowyer (1962 Marcussen/St. Hans Church, Odense, Denmark) Nimbus 5457/8

NICOLAS de GRIGNYVeni Creator Spiritus (verse 1)David Schrader (1964 Schlicker/Ascension Church, Chicato, IL) Ascension 2014

JEAN CLAUDE TOUCHETheme and Variations, Veni Creator Spiritus –Marie-Andrée Morisset-Balier (1890 Cavaillé-Coll/St. Ouen, Rouen) ASOGO 94.476

OLIVIER MESSIAENIntroit, fr Messe de la PentecoteColin Andrew (2005 Fisk/St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Greenville, NC) Loft 1117

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDEKomm, heiliger Geist, Herre Gott, BuxWV 199Ton Koopman(1683 Herbst/Dorpskerk, Basedow) Challenge Classics 72248; BuxWV 200Bernard Foccroullle (1692 Schnitger/Martinikerk, Groningen, The Netherlands) Ricercar250

BACHChorale-prelude, Komm, heiliger Geist, Herre Gott, BWV 651Reneé Ann Louprette (1976 Metzler/Trinity College, Cambridge, England) Acis 58180

Hour 2

MAURICE DURUFLÉPrelude, Adagio and Choral Variations on Veni Creator, Op. 4Todd Wilson (1978 Schudi/St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Dallas, TX) Delos 3047

CHARLES TOURNEMIREFantasie-Choral, Veni Creator Spiritus, Op. 56, no. 25, fr L’Orgue Mystique –Boston Archdiocesan Boys Choir; St. Paul’s Church Schola/Theodore Marier, director; Fr. Gerard Farrell (1963 Aeolian-Skinner/Trinity Church, Boston, MA) Liturgical Press 7909

KNUT NYSTEDTCanticles of Praise for Pentecost, Op. 144 (excerpts: A thousand years; Invocation) –Bergen Cathedral Choir and Orchestra/Magnar Mangersnes, director.  Simax 1190