1987 Marcussen at St. Hans Church, Odense, Denmark
1987 Marcussen at St. Hans Church, Odense, Denmark

Our Father #1537

…one of the world's best known texts provides us with glimpses into the composer's craft and the organ builder's art.

Hour 1

J. S. BACH: Chorale-prelude, Vater unser im Himmelreich, S. 636 (Orgelbüchlein).  GEORG BÖHM (attrib. Bach):  Vater unser, S., 761/761 –Fynske Chamber Choir; Kevin Bowyer (1987 Marcussen/St. Hans Church, Odense, Denmark) Nimbus 5457/8, 5734/5

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE: Vater unser im HimmelreichBernard Foccroulle (1692 Schnitger/Martinikerk, Groningen, Netherlands) Ricercar 25

JOHANN PACHELBEL: Vater unser im HimmelreichJoseph Payne (1741 Silbermann/Parish Church, Grosshartmannsdorf, Germany) Centaur 2304

MAX REGER: Vater unser im Himmelreich, Op. 67, no. 41 –Rosalinde Haas (1983 Albiez/Mutter vom Guten Rat, Frankfurt-Niederrad, Germany) Dabringhaus & Grimm 3358

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Sonata in d, Opus 65, no. 6Pascale Rouet (997 Koenig/Basilica, Carleville-Mezieres, France) Triton 331112

MAURICE DURUFLÉ: Notre PereVoices of Ascension, Dennis Keene, conductor; Mark Kruczek (1966 Holtkamp/Ascension Episcopal, New York, NY) Delos DE 3169

LEOŠ JANÁCEK: Our FatherWalter Coppola, tenor; Lydie Hartelova, harp; Prague Chamber Choir, Josef Pancik, conductor; Josef Ksica (1975 Rieger-Kloss/Dvorák Hall in the Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic) ECM 21539

Hour 2

BACH: Vater unser im Himmelreich, BWV 737 –Jonathan Dimmock (1738 Müller/Bavokerk, Haarlem, Netherlands) Loft 1131

HEINRICH SCHEIDEMANN: Vater unser im Himmelreich –Julia Brown (1976 Brombaugh/Central Lutheran Church, Eugene, OR) Naxos 8.557054

SAMUEL SCHEIDT: Vater unser im Himmelreich. BACH: Vater unser im Himmelreich, BWV 682Netherlands Bach Society Choir/Jos van Veldhoven, director; Leo van Doeselaar (1643 Bader-1815 Timpe/Walburgischurch, Zutphen, Netherlands) Channel Classics 13498

ALBERT HAY MALOTTE: The Lord’s Prayer –Claudia Cummings, soprano; Lee Dettra (Cadet Chapel, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY) Heritage 719

ALAN HOVHANESS: The Lord’s Prayer, Opus 35Saint John’s Cathedral Choir, Donald Pearson, conductor; Eric Plutz (1938 Kimball/Episcopal Cathedral of St. John, Denver, CO) Delos DE 3176

JACOB PRAETORIUS: Vater unser im Himmelreich (7 verses) –Léon Berben (1624 Scherer/St. Stephen’s Church, Tangermünde, Germany) Ramée 0402