1885 Cavaillé-Coll/Saint Etienne, Caen, France
1885 Cavaillé-Coll/Saint Etienne, Caen, France

Easter Music #2113

. . . uplifting and engaging compositions for organs and voices to raise the spirits.

Hour One

HAL HOPSONWe know that Christ is raised –Sanctuary Choir/Bryan Mitnual; Marilyn Keiser (1996 Schantz/Fairmont Presbyterian Church, Cleveland, OH) Arkay 6162

RICHARD PURVIS: Partita, Christ ist erstandenTom Hazleton (1934 Aeolian-Skinner/Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA) PD Archive (r. 9/7/2003) 

JORG ABBING:  Improvisation, Victimae PaschaliJörg Abbing (1995 Kuhn/St. Arnual Abbey, Saarbrücken, Germany) IFO 029

CESAR FRANCKDextera Domini (Offertory for Easter) –Children’s Choir of the Geneva Conservatoire Populaire/Magali Dami; Solistes de Lyon/Bernard Tétu, director; Diego Innocenzi (1880 Cavaillé-Coll/St. François-de-Sales, Lyon) Aeolus 10013

GUY ROPARTZOffertoire Pascal (1894)Jean-Pierre Lecaudey (1890 Cavaillé-Coll/Abbey of St. Ouen, Rouen, France) Pavan 7393/4

EDWARD BAIRSTOW:  Sing ye to the Lord –Tewkesbury Abbey Schola Cantorum/Simon Bell; Carleton Etherington (1997 Jones/Tewkesbury Abbey, England) Regent 474

Filler – HOPSON (see above)

Hour Two

CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR (arr. Berryman):  Toccata, fr Symphony No. 5 –Westminster Brass; Edward Berryman (1981 Möller/Westminster Presbyterian Church, Minneapolis, MN) Ten Thousand Lakes 112

PAUL MANZ3 Easter Hymn Improvisations (Christ lay in death’s strong bonds; Let us ever walk with Jesus; At the Lamb’s high feast we sing)Paul Manz (1965 Schlicker/Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN) Manz Music 922

RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMSEaster, fr 5 Mystical SongsStephen Lancaster, baritone; Kevin Vaughn (2016 Fritts/Sacred Heart Basilica, Notre Dame University, Indiana) Albany 1728

JOHN McCABEDies Resurrectionis (1963)Tom Winpenny (1962 Harrison/St. Albans Cathedral, England) Resonus 10114

MARTIN DÜBEN:  Praeambulum Pedaliter + Erstanden ist der heilig ChristHans-Ola Ericsson (1997 Grönlunds/ Norrfjärdens Church, Sweden) Bis CD-1103

WIDORCantilene, fr Symphonie Romane (No. 10), Op. 73Louis Robilliard (1880 Cavaillé-Coll/Holy Cross Church, Orléans, France) Festivo 6962162

CHARLES TOURNEMIRE (trans. Duruflé):  Choral-Improvisation, Victimae Paschali –Magnus Liber Schola; Susan Landale (1885 Cavaillé-Coll/St. Etienne, Caen, France) Calliope 9936

Filler – PURVIS (see above)

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