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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

Light’s Glittering Morn

…a four-century-broad collection of music for Easter, celebrating the Christian festival of Resurrection.

Audio 1 hr 30 Min

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Music played in the program

TRADITIONAL: Hymn, The Day of Resurrection, fr Mainz Gesangbuch –King’s College Choir/Stephen Cleobury, director; Richard Farnes (1968 Harrison/King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, England) Argo 414 609-2

ANDRÉ PINCHART: Resurrection Improvisation –André Pinchart (1981 Kleucker/Chant d’Oiseau Church, Brussels, Belgium) Pavane 7227

ANONYMOUS: Christ ist erstanden, fr Buxheimer Orgelbuch –Ton Koopman (1981 Garnier/Metz Cathedral, France) Astree 7743

J. S. BACH: 3 Easter Chorale-preludes, fr Orgelbüchlein (Erstanden ist der heilge Christ, BWV 628; Erschienen ist der herrliche Tag, BWV 629; Christ ist erstanden, BWV 627) –August Humer (1986 Brombaugh/Southern Adventist University/Collegedale, TN) Extempore 47881

GUSTAV DÜBEN: Erstanden ist der heilge Christ –Maija Lehtonen (1791 Schwan/Nauvo Cchurh, Sweden) MD&G 3387

HERBERT HOWELLS: Sarabande for the Morning of Easter –Robert Benjamin Dobey (1892 Roosevelt 1980 Schantz/Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Syracuse, NY) Pro Organo 7005

SEBASTIAN HEREDIA: Tiento de Batalla –Jens Christensen (1988 Lund/Praesto Church, Zealand, Denmark) Kontrapunkt 32035

SAMUEL BARBER: Variations on Wondrous Love. GERALD NEAR: Fanfare –James E. Jordan (1936 Aeolian-Skinner/Church of the Advent, Boston, MA) Paraclete 009

BACH (attrib. Stölzel): Bist du bei mir, fr Anna Magdalena Notebook –Ian Tracey (1926 Willis/Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, England) Mirabilis 901

HORATIO PARKER: Easter Anthem, Light’s Glittering Morn –Choirs of Washington National Cathedral and Grace Cathedral, San Francisco/Douglas Major & John Fenstermaker, directors; Robert Lehman (Aeolian-Skinner/National Cathedral, Washington, DC) EMI Classics 54134

THOMAS KERR: Anguished American Easter –Herndon Spillman (1990 Visser-Rowland/Wooddale Church, Eden Prairie, MN) Titanic 205

JEAN JOULAIN: Elevation for Easter –Wilma Jensen (1986 Casavant/St. George’s Episcopal Church, Nashville, TN) Arkay 6117

FREDERIC BLANC: Easter Improvisation, Christus Vincit –Frederic Blanc (1889 Cavaillé-Coll/St. Sernin Basilica, Toulouze, France) Motette 11451


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