1997 Grönlunds at Morrfjärdens Church, Sweden
1997 Grönlunds at Morrfjärdens Church, Sweden

Music for Easter #1612

…a collection of choral works and organ solos in celebration of the Feast of the Resurrection.

Hour 1

CHARLES CALLAHAN: Easter VictoryCharles Callahan (1992 Heritage/All Saint’s Church, Buffalo, NY) Pro Organo 2231

MARTIN DÜBEN: Praeludium Pedaliter; Erstanden ist der heilig Christ (4 verses) –Hans-Ola Ericsson (1997 Grönlunds/Morrfjärdens Church, Sweden) Bis 1103

JEAN-FRANÇOIS DANDRIEU: Easter Offertory (O Filii et Filiae) –Michel Colin (1986 Cabourdin/Notre Dame des Victoires, St. Raphaël, France) France Musique 001

DANIEL ROTH: Resurrexi Improvisation (with chant) –Choeur gregorien de Paris/Thibaut Marlin, director; Eric Lebrun & Daniel Roth (1862 Cavaillé-Coll/St. Sulpice, Paris, France) JAV 179

CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: Surrexit a mortuis, Op. 23, no. 1 –Les Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal; Les Chantres Musiciens/Gilbert Patenaude, director; Jonathan Oldengarm & Vincent Boucher (1961 Beckerath/St. Joseph Oratory, Montreal, Quebec, Canada) ATMA 2.2718

PAUL de MALEINGREAU: Tumult in the Praetorium, fr Symphonie de la Passion, Op. 20Harry Wilkinson (1931 Skinner/Girard College Chapel, Philadelphia, PA) Pro Organo 7144

WILLIAM BYRD: In resurrection tua. CHARLES VILLIERS STANFORD: Ye choirs of new JerusalemHereford Cathedral Choir/Geraint Bowen, director; Peter Dyke (1892 Willis/Hereford Cathedral, England) Regent 478

WILLIAM MATHIAS: Chorale (Easter 1996) –Richard Lea (1967 Walker/Metropolitan Cathedral, Liverpool, England) Priory 870

PAUL WINTER: Overture to a New Day (Night into dawn; Dance of all beings) –Paul Winter Consort; White Eagle Singers; Paul Halley (1951 Aeolian-Skinner/Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY) Living Music 028

Hour 2

GARY DAVISON: EasterWells Cathedral Choir/Matthew Owens, director; Matthew Souter, viola; Jonathan Vaughn (1974 Harrison/Wells Cathedral, England) Regent 452

DANDRIEU: Sanctus & Ite missa est, fr Easter Mass –Gregorian Choir of Paris/Jaan-Erik Tulve, director; Jean-Patrice Brosse (1982 Lacroix/St. Bertrand, Comminges, France) Pierre Verany 794034

HEINRICH SCHEIDEMANN: Surrexit pastor bonus (after Lassus) –Pieter van Dijk (1725 Schnitger/St. Laurenskerk, Alkmaar, Netherlands) Naxos 8.554202

PETER MØLLER: 3 Meditations (We shall be changed; It is sown; Christ is risen)Sven-Ingvart Mikkelksen (1979 Frobenius/St. Peter’s Church, Kolding, Denmark) Point 5104

SERGEI RACHMANINOFF: Easter (iv.), fr Suite No. 1, Opus 5Kalevi Kiviniemi (1998 Berner/St. Matthew’s Church, Stuttgart. Germany) Fuga 9207

CALVIN HAMPTON: There’s a wideness in God’s mercyChoir of All Saint’s Church/Thomas Foster; Craig Phillips (1951 Casavant-1978 Rosales/All Saint’s Episcopal Church, Beverly Hills, CA) Gothic 49074

KENNETH LEIGHTON: Et Ressurexit, Op. 49 –Dennis Townhill (1931 Harrison/St. Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh, Scotland) Priory 326


Enjoy these other Easter-themed PIPEDREAMS programs from the archive:
            Music for Easter (#1513)
            An Easter Offering (#1415)
            Let the Round Earth Rejoice (#1312)
            Prayers and Alleluias (#1214)
            An Easter Awakening (#1116)
            Music for Eastertide (#1013)