1997 Schoenstein/1st Plymouth Congregational Church, Lincoln, NE
1997 Schoenstein/1st Plymouth Congregational Church, Lincoln, NE

For the Beauty of the Earth #2016

…music for an Earth Day celebration of the world's splendor and the environment which is our life-support.

Hour 1

MICHAEL BURKHARDTEarth and all starsElwood Bernas (1889 Whalley & Genung-1999 Bond/1st Presbyterian Church, Port Townsend, WA) FPCPT 9880

LEE HOIBYAt the round earth’s imagined cornersTrinity Choir/James Simms; Larry King (1968 Aeolian-Skinner/Trinity Church Wall Street, New York, NY) Gothic 49035

NORBERTO GUINALDOI praise the earth in beauty seen, fr Thanksgiving & HarvestNorberto Guinaldo (1963 Reuter/1st United Methodist Church, Garden Grove, CA) PD Archive (r. 4/23/13)

GERRE HANCOCKEarthquake, wind and fireSt. Thomas Choir/Gerre Hancock; Judith Hancock (1956 Aeolian-Skinner, revised/St. Thomas Church, New York, NY) Priory 629

RUSSELL PECKIn the gardenAndrew Peters (2015 Schantz/2nd Presbyterian Church, Saint Louis, MO) Regent 508

RICHARD PURVIS:  Saint Francis Suite (Ascription; Hymn to the Moon; Earth Carol; Canticle of the Sun) –Tom Hazleton (1934 Aeolian-Skinner/Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 9/7/2003)

PAUL WINTERUnder the sunPaul Winter, saxophone; Paul McCandless, oboe; John Clark, French horn; Glen Velez, desert drum; Paul Halley (1954 Aeolian-Skinner/Cathedral of  St. John the Divine, New York, NY) Living Music 0019

RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMSAll people that on earth do dwell (Old 100th) –Brass Ensemble + Choirs of Washington National Cathedral and Grace Cathedral /Douglas Major; Robert Lehman (Aeolian-Skinner/Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC) EMI 54134

Filler – GUINALDO (see above)

Hour 2

RICHARD WEBSTERAll people that on earth do dwell –Festival Chorus/Richard Webster; Thomas Whittemore (1922 Skinner/St. Luke’s Parish, Evanston, IL) Advent Press 2004

PAUL MANZ:  2 Hymn Improvisations (O God, o Lord of heaven and earth; Let the earth now praise the Lord) –Paul Manz (1965 Schlicker/Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN) Manz Music 922 & 933

DAVID CHERWIENGod, who made the earth and heavenMerilee Klemp, oboe; Good Shepherd Choir; David Cherwien (1970 Reuter/Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Minneapolis, MN) Summa 1997

DAVID GILLINGHAMProphecy of the Earth (1993) –Grand Symphonic Winds/Matthew George; William Chouinard (1927 Casavant-2001 Schantz/St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi, MN) PD Archive (r. 3/6/2011)

TRADITIONAL:  Hymn, For the beauty of the earth (tune England’s Lane) –Manchester Cathedral Choir/Christopher Stokes; Jeffrey Makinson (1934 Harrison/Manchester Cathedral, England) Priory 718

HECTOR OLIVERAFor the beauty of the earthHector Olivera (1989 Blackinton/1st United Methodist Church, San Diego, CA) HO 1093

SETH BINGHAMBeside still waters, fr Pastorale Psalms, Op. 30Christopher Marks (1997 Schoenstein/1st Plymouth Congregational Church, Lincoln, NE) Raven 990

PAUL WINTERReturn to Gaia (and For the beauty of the earth)Paul Winter, saxophone; Paul Halley (1954 Aeolian-Skinner/Cathedral of  St. John the Divine, New York, NY) Living Music 0002

Filler – MANZ: O God, o Lord of heaven and earth (see above)