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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

An Easter Alleluia

Four centuries of music for a festival of rebirth and renewal, the triumph of life over death.

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Music played in the program

GORDON SLATER: An Easter AlleluiaFrancis Jackson (1911 Foster & Andrews/City Hall, Hull, England. UK) Amphion CD-124

PEDRO de ARAUJO: Batalha on the 6th Tone –Joaquim Simoes da Hora (1723 Gomes/Coimbra University, Portugal) Movieplay Classics CD-11036

JEAN-FRANÇOIS DANDRIEU: Gloria, from Mass for Easter Sunday –Choeur Gregorian de Paris; Jean-Patrice Brosse (1982 Lacroix/Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges, France) Pierre Verany 794034

RICHARD SHEPHARD: Anthem, Ye choirs of new Jerusalem –Llandaff Cathedral Choir, Michael Smith, conductor; Michael Hoeg (Llandaff Cathedral, Wales, UK) Priory PRCD510

JEAN-FRANÇOIS DANDRIEU: Variations on O Filii et Filiae –James Barrett (1994 Allen, Lauck & Gorman/Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes, Spokane, WA) AGOS CD-5001

ALEC WYTON: This joyful Eastertide. ROBERT J. POWELL: That Easter DayMarilyn Keiser (1994 Goulding & Wood/Christ Church Cathedral, New Orleans, LA) Pro Organo CD 7067

FLOR PEETERS: Chorale-fantasy, Christ the Lord has Risen –Galliard Brass Ensemble; Marilyn Mason (1955 Aeolian-Skinner/Hill Auditorium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI) MHS CD-513534

J.S. BACH: Chorale-prelude, Heut triumphieret Gottes Sohn, S. 630, from the Orgelbüchlein –Christopher Herrick (1992 Metzler/St. Martin Church, Rheinfelden, Switzerland) Hyperion CDA66756

FLOR PEETERS: Hymn-prelude, O Filii et Filiae –Andrew Linn (1988 Jones/Emmanuel College, Cambridge, England, UK) OxRecs CD-58

PIERRE COCHEREAU: 4 Improvisations for Easter: Haes Dies; Victimae Paschali; Alleluia de Paques; O Filii et FiliaePierre Cochereau (1868 Cavaillé-Coll/Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France) Solstice CD-094/96

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