The famous 1862 Aristide Cavaillé-Coll organ at the Church of St. Sulpice in Paris, France.
The famous 1862 Aristide Cavaillé-Coll organ at the Church of St. Sulpice in Paris, France.
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Veni Emmanuel #2248

. . . music for the Advent season, in anticipation of the Christmas holiday.

Hour One

ADOLPHUS HAILSTORKToccata on Veni EmmanuelJohn Walker (1994 Reuter/Shadyside Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh, PA) Pro Organo 7189

CALVIN HAMPTONO come, o come Emmanuel.  GREGORY MURRAY:  O come, o come EmmanuelUniversity Singers/Brady Knapp; Yuri McCoy (2010 Schoenstein/University of St. Thomas, Houston, TX) Gothic 49312

DANIEL ROTH:  Prelude, Veni, veni Emmanuel –Markus Lehnert (1862 Cavaillé-Coll/St. Sulpice, Paris, France) Motette 13541

RICHARD CUMMINS:  Improvisation on an Advent Hymn –Richard Cummins (1926 Skinner/Greene Memorial United Methodist Church, Roanoke, VA) Cummins 1997

RICHARD PURVISDivinum mysteriumJames Welch (1902 Murray Harris/Memorial Church, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA) Wilson 8419

TRADITIONAL (arr. Cherwien):  Of the father’s love begottenNational Lutheran Choir/David Cherwien (2003 Reuter/St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, Bloomington, MN) National Lutheran choir 2019

HERBERT BUFFINGTON:  Improvisation, Of the father’s love begottenHerbert Buffington (2009 Schlueter/Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Atlanta, GA) Buffington 68042

Filler – HAILSTORK (see above)

Hour Two

J. S. BACHNun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 599Rodolfus Choir/Ralph Allwood; David Goode (1773 Mitterreiter-1973 Flentrop/Eton College, Windsor, England) BBC 14/4

SAMUEL SCHEIDTAdvent VariationsDieter Glös (1745 Wagner/St. Mary’s Church, Angermunde, Germany) Motette 12011

BACHNun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659Michael Gailit (1985 Reil/St. Augustine’s Church, Vienna, Austria) Edition Lade 005

MORITZ BROSIGNun komm, der Heiden Heiland –Anne-Dore Baumgarten (1863 Ladegast-1994 Eule/Castle Church, Wittenberg, Germany) KlangRaum 30262

ROBERT EDWARD SMITHSavior of the nationa, comeRobert Gallagher (1995 Lively-Fulcher/Cathedral of St. Matthew, Washington, DC) World Library Productions 3027

ANDREW CARTERTomorrow shall be my dancing day –Quire of London/Andrew Carter; John Scott (1961 Compton/St. Alban the Martyr, Holborn, London, England) York 189

JOHN GARDNERTomorrow shall be my dancing dayChapel Choir/James Vivian; Luke Bond (1965 Harrison/St. George’s Chapel, Windsor, England) Hyperion 68281

DOM PAUL BENOITMagnificat VersesGregory Hamilton (2013 King/Holy Trinity Seminary, Dallas, TX) RosaMystica 1001

HIERONYMUS PRAETORIUSMagnificat primi toniJonathan Moyer (1637 Stellwagen/St. Jakobi Church, Lübeck, Germany) Loft 1165

GERRE HANCOCKImprovisation, Christe, redemptor omniumGerre Hancock (1956 Aeolian-Skinner, revised/St. Thomas Church, New York, NY) Gothic 49109

Filler – BUFFINGTON (see above)

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