'M' is for Michael #1938
…celebrating the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels (9/29) with compositions and performances by various name-sakes.
Filler – BACH: Sinfonia BWV 19 (see above)
MICHAEL BURKHARDT: 4 Hymn Improvisations (At the name of Jesus; Children of the heavenly father; I know that my redeemer lives; Crown him with many crowns) –Michael Burkhardt (1988 Casavant/Christ College, Irvine, CA) MorningStar 11MB
MICHAEL RADULESCU: Kehre uns, herr, zu dir; Herr, ich höre die Lunde (ii.), fr 4 Old Testament Prayers –Maria Höller, soprano; Michael Radulescu (1982 Metzler/Jesuit Church, Lucerne, Switzerland) Ars Musica 1075
OLIVIER MESSIAEN: Combat de la Mort et de la Vie, fr Les Corps Glorieux –Jon Gillock (1871 Cavaillé-Coll/Church of the Trinity, Paris, France) Jade 2. We note that the Archangel Michael is known both as the healing angel and the protector and leader of the Army of God, elements well-portrayed in this remarkable score.
Filler – BACH: Fugue in D, BWV 532 (see above)