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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[1992 Klais/Hallgrimskirkja, Reykjavik, Iceland][decorative stamp]
1992 Klais at Hallgrimskirkja, Reykjavik, Iceland

[2000 GoArt/Örgryte New Church, Göteburg, Sweden][decorative stamp]
2000 GoArt Örgryte New Church, Göteburg, Sweden

[1788 Wulff-1968 Kaminski/Oliwa Cathedral, Poland][decorative stamp]
1788 Wulff–1968 Kaminski at Oliwa Cathedral, Poland

[1995 Marcussen at Tonbridge School Chapel, Kent, England][decorative stamp]
1995 Marcussen at Tonbridge School Chapel, Kent, England

[1863 Walcker-1947 Aeolian-Skinner/Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA][decorative stamp]
1863 Walcker–1947 Aeolian–Skinner at Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA

From Heaven Above

…we borrow from an international collective of music old and new in celebration of the Christmas holiday.

Audio Complete Show 1 hr 58 Min

Audio 1450 Hour 1 59:00 Min

Audio 1450 Hour 2 59:00 Min

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

JOHANN PACHELBELPrelude, Vom Himmel hochGARTH EDMUNDSON:  Toccata, Vom Himmel hochChristopher Herrick (1992 Klais/Hallgrimskirkja, Reykjavik, Iceland) Hyperion 66917

HENIRICH SCHEIDEMANNVom Himmel hoch  –Joseph Kelemen (2001 GOART/Örgryte New Church, Göteborg, Sweden) Oehms 682

SIGFRID KARG-ELERTVom Himmel hoch (Op. 78, no. 20; Op. 65, no. 10) –Natalie Clifton-Griffith, soprano; Rachel Gough, violin; Rupert Gough (1931 Compton/Abbey of St. Gregory, Downside, England) Lammas 186

GEORG VOGLERHosiannaJEAN SIBELIUSGive me no splendor, Op. 1, no. 4Peter Mattei, baritoneGUNNAR WENNERBERGPsalm 24Orphei Dränger/Robert Sund, director; Bengt Forsberg (Bälinge Church, Sweden) BIS 533

EVERETT TITCOMBPuer natus estScott Foppiano (1928 Robert-Morton/Arlington Theater, Santa Barbara, CA) SBTOS 2008

FELIX NOWOWIEJSKI: Fantasie Polonaise, Op. 9, no. 1 –Felix Raczkowski (1788 Wulff-1968 Kaminski/Oliwa Cathedral, Poland) Olympia 314

LEROY ANDERSONA Christmas FestivalAllentown Band/Donald Demkee, director; George Boyer (2002 Allen/Octave Hall, Macungie, PA) Allentown Band 17

Hour 2

JEREMY FILSELLTomorrow shall be my dancing dayVasari Singers/Jeremy Backhouse, director; Jeremy Filsell (1995 Marcussen/’Tonbridge School Chapel, Kent, England) Naxos 8.573111

GERALD NEARDing! Dong! merrily on highCARL SCHALKBefore the marvel of this nightJOHN GARDNERTomorrow shall be my dancing dayTrinity Choir/Brian Jones, director; Michael Kleinschmidt (1956-62 Aeolian-Skinner/Trinity Church, Boston, MA) Dorian 93240

JEAN LANGLAISIn dulci jubiloAnn Labounsky (1863 Walcker-1947 Aeolian-Skinner/Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA) Voix au Vent 2011

PAUL FISHERNoël NouveletKevin Bowyer (1969 Walker-2002 Wood/Blackburn Cathedral, England) Lammas 182

THEODORE DUBOIS:  2 Pieces (Noël & Fiat Lux) –Stephen Tharp (2001 Seifert/St. Johanns Church, Troisdorf-Sieglar, Germany) Organum 210126

PAUL SIFLERChristmas NocturneNorberto Guinaldo (1966 Reuter/United Methodist Church, Garden Grove, CA) Guinaldo 2008

STEPHEN PAULUSPilgrim JesusDAVID CONTEA BellHarvard University Choir/Edward Jones, director; Christian Lane (1929 Skinner/Memorial Church, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA) Harvard 101

 

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