1770 Mallon/Stadtpfarrkirche, Eisenstadt, Austria
1770 Mallon/Stadtpfarrkirche, Eisenstadt, Austria
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Reassurance of Resurrection #2215

 . . . music for the Easter Festival is both uplifting and challenging.

Hour One

PAUL MANZHymns for the Resurrection (Lift high the cross; Only begotten, word of God eternal; My song is love unknown; Christ Jesus lay in the bonds of death) –Paul Manz (1965 Schlicker/Mount Olive Lutheran Church; Minneapolis, MN) Manz 922

GERRE HANCOCKMissa ResurrectionisChoir, Brass & Percussion of St. Thomas Church/Jeremy Filsell; Nicholas Quardokus (2019 Dobson/St. Thomas Church, New York, NY) Signum 631

JEANNE DEMESSIEUXO FiliiMichelle Leclerc (1846 Cavaillé-Coll+1988 Dargassies/Le Madeleine, Paris, France) Motette 11671

LEO SOWERBY (arr. Shewan):  Come, risen LordRoberts Wesleyan College Choir & Brass/Robert Shewan; James Bobb (1970 Schlicker/1st Lutheran Church, Lyons, NY) Albany 238

EDWIN MONK:  Easter Anthems (chant) –Hereford Cathedral Choir/Geraint Bowen, director; Peter Dyke (1892 Willis/Hereford Cathedral, England) Regent 478

GEORG BÖHMChorale-prelude & Fantasia, Christ lag in TodesbandenHans Davidsson (2000 GOArt/Örgryte Nya Kyrka, Gothenburg, Sweden) Loft 1133/35

HERMANN SCHROEDERPrelude & Fugue on Christ lag in TodesbandenHans-André Stamm (1980 Klais/Altenberg Cathedral, Germany) Prezioso 800012

Filler - MANZ:  Christ lay in the bonds of death (see above)

Hour Two

DONALD SWEENEY:  Quem QuaeritisC. V. STANFORDYe choirs of new JerusalemWinchester Cathedral Choir/Andrew Lumsden; Simon Bell (1938-1988 Harrison/Winchester Cathedral, England) Regent 372

J. S. BACHMy spirit be joyful, fr Easter Cantata BWV 146 –Columbia Chamber Symphony/Zoltan Rozsnyai; E. Power Biggs (1770 Mallon/Stadtpfarrkirche, Eisenstadt, Austria) CBS 42646

BACH (arr. Biggs):  My spirit be joyful, fr Easter Cantata, BWV 146Roger Voisin & Marcel La Fosse, trumpets; E. Power Biggs (1950 Aeolian-Skinner/Symphony Hall, Boston, MA) Columbia ML-4435

BACHChrist ist erstanden, BWV 627Ewald Kooiman (1709 Silbermann/St. Etienne Abbey, Marmoutier, France) Aeolus 10761

JUDITH BINGHAMMass (The Road to Emmaeus)Westminster Cathedral Choir/Martin Baker; Robert Quinney (1907 Lewis-1926 Willis/Westminster Cathedral, London, England) Hyperion 67503

Filler – BACH: My Spirit Be Joyful (from CBS 42646)

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