1986 Casavant/Jack Singer Concert Hall, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1986 Casavant/Jack Singer Concert Hall, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Casavant Frères

As Advent Advances #2149

. . . we savor music on liturgical themes that prepare the way for the festival of Christmas.

Hour One

GEORGE MASANZ:  Sleeper’s Awake!Timothy Moke, trumpet; George Masanz (1993 Hauser/Church of Saints Peter & Paul, Kirchdorf, Switzerland) Moke Recordings 1

THOMAS HELMORE (arr. Fox):  O come, o come, EmmanuelVirgil Fox (1954 Aeolian-Skinner/Riverside Church, New York, NY) EMI Classics 66088

CHRISTOPHER STEELPeople, look eastTewkesbury Abbey Schola/Simon Bell; Carleton Etherington (1997 Jones/Tewkesbury Abbey, England) Regent 474

JAMES WOODMANLittle Partita for Advent (Veni, veni, Emmanuel)Erik Simmons (1973 Marcussen, via digital samples/Laurenskerk, Rotterdam, Netherlands) Soundspells Productions 139

DEIRDRE PIPERSarum Variations on an Advent Chant (Conditor alme siderum) –David Palmer (1986 Casavant/Jack Singer Concert Hall, Calgary, Alberta, Canada) Centerdiscs 12106

ALAN GIBBS:  Advent Meditation (Conditor alme siderum)Kevin Bowyer (1927 Willis-2005 Harrison/ University Memorial Chapel, Glasgow, Scotland) Priory 1141

SIGFRID KARG-ELERTSaluto angelico, fr Cathedral Windows, Op. 106Amici Canendi Mainz/Matthias Bartsch; Thomas Drescher (2013 Klais/St. Stephen’s Church, Mainz, Germany) IFO Classics 00477

OTTO GOLDSCHMIDTA tender shootDAVID WILLCOCKS (arr.):  Of the Father’s love begottenKing’s College Choir/Daniel Hyde; Matthew Martin (1968-2016 Harrison/King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, England) KGS 0060

Filler - PIPER: Sarum Variation 4 (see above)


Hour Two

J. S. BACHNun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659Annegret Siedel, violin; Ute Gremmel-Geuchen (1752 König-2000 Verschueren/Paterskirche, Kempen, Germany) Aeolus 11281

KAREN KEENE:  Variations on Savior of the NationsChrist Church Choir/David Kienzle (1952-1996 Schantz/Christ Presbyterian Church, Canton, OH) Pro Organo 2922

LEIF KAYSER:  Fantasy & Hymn for Advent (1969) –Kristian Olesen (1970 Andersen/Church of St. Bendt, Ringsted, Denmark) Point 5097

CHARLES CALLAHANAn Advent Prelude –Ellen Hinkle, flute; Charles Callahan (1995 Wicks/Sacred Heart Church, Tampa, FL) Pro Organo 2223

ALEXANDRE GUILMANTAdvent Pastorale & Sortie (Conditor alme siderum)James Kosnik (1966 Noehren/Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Milwaukee, WI) World Library Publications 2922

GERALD NEARJesus came, adored by angelsGregorian Singers/Monte Mason; Howard Don Small (1983 Gould & Schultz/Cathedral of St. Mark, Minneapolis, MN) Sonus Luxque 106

KARG-ELERTWachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, Op. 65, no. 33Stefan Engels (1904 Walcker/St. Georg Church, Ulm, Germany) Priory 1074

Filler – WILLCOCKS (see above)

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