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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[1995 Marcussen/Tonbridge School Chapel, Kent, England]
1995 Marcussen at the Tonbridge School Chapel, Kent, England

Mary's Songs

…whether in response to the Angelís proclamation of her divine role, or in simple hymns of praise, composers through history have celebrated the Virgin Mary.

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

JEAN TITELOUZE: Magnificat sexti toniJean-Pierre Couturier, baritone; Yves-G. Préfontaine (1991 Guilbault-Thérien/Grand Seminary, Montreal, Quebec) ATMA Records CD-22120

MARCEL DUPRÉ: Magnificat Antiphons, fr Op. 18 –Seminary Schola; Janet E. Hunt (1902 Hook & Hastings+2015 Andover/Saint John’s Seminary, Brighton, MA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 11/22/15)

MAX REGER: Ave Maria, Op. 63, no. 7 –Rosalinde Haas (1983 Albiez/Our Lady of Good Counsel, Frankfurt, Germany) MD&G 3353

ROBERT BENJAMIN DOBEY: Magnificat Verses –Robert Benjamin Dobey (2003 Schoenstein/ Grace Episcopal Church, Sheboygan, WI) Pro Organo CD-7151

Hour 2

WILLIAM WALTON: Magnificat, fr Chichester Service –Rochester Cathedral Choir/Roger Sayer, director; William Whitehead (1989 Mander/Rochester Cathedral, England) Priory 529

JEAN-LOUIS FLORENTZ: Mary’s Harp, fr Les Laudes, Op. 5 –Michel Bourcier (1989 van den Heuvel/Church of St. Eustache, Paris) Koch CD-3-6407

DAVID BEDNALL: Marian Suite –Jennifer Pike, violin; David Bednall (1995 Marcussen/Tonbridge School Chapel, Kent, England) Regent 481

JEAN LANGLAIS: Ave Maria-Ave maris stella, fr Trois Paraphrases GrégoriennesTodd Wilson (1961 Aeolian-Skinner/Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta, GA) Delos 3145

GERALD NEAR: Ave Maria; Magnificat anima meaSt. Paul’s Church Choir; Indianapolis Pro Musica Chorus/Frank Boles, conductor; Edie Johnson (1987 Holtkamp/Sweeney Chapel, Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis, IN) Pro Organo CD-7126

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