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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

Our Father

One of the world’s best known texts provides us with glimpses into the composer’s craft and the organbuilder’s art, plus a meditative tribute to dads everywhere.

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Music played in the program

J.S. BACH: Chorale-prelude, Vater unser im Himmelreich, S. 636, from Little Organ Book –Ian Honeyman, tenor; Jean-Charles Ablitzer (1982 Guillemin/Église Sainte-Croix d’Aubusson, France) Harmonic CD-8508/9

JOHANN PACHELBEL: Chorale-prelude, Vater unser im HimmelreichMarilyn Mason (1985 C.B. Fisk/Moore Hall, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI) MHS CD-5132369

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Sonata Number 6 in d, Opus 65 –Olivier Vernet (1975 Kern/Église Saint-Martin, Masevaux, France) Ligia Digital 0104004

THOMAS KLEMM: Improvisation on Vater unser –Thomas Klemm, sax; Wolfgang Schmiedt, guitar; Karl Scharnweber (1963 Marcussen/St. Peter Cathedral, Schleswig, Germany) Nabel 4650

ALAN HOVHANESS: The Lord’s Prayer, Opus 35 –Saint John’s Cathedral Choir, Donald Pearson, conductor; Eric Plutz (1938 Kimball/Episcopal Cathedral of St. John, Denver, CO) Delos DE 3176

1975 Rieger-Kloss/Dvořák Hall in the Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic) ECM 21539

MAURICE DURUFLÉ: Notre PereVoices of Ascension, Dennis Keene, conductor; Mark Kruczek (1966 Holtkamp/Ascension Episcopal, New York, NY) Delos DE 3169

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE: Chorale-prelude, Vater unser im HimmelreichJean-Charles Ablitzer (1599 Wilde; 1682 Schnitger/St. Jacobi Church, Lüdingworth, Germany) Harmonic CD-8718

SAMUEL SCHEIDT: 9 Verses on Vater unserHarald Vogel (1702 Schnitger/Aa-Kerk, Groningen, The Netherlands) Organa CD-3301

ALBERT HAY MALOTTE: The Lord’s Prayer –William Warfield, baritone; Virgil Fox (1953 Aeolian-Skinner/Riverside, New York, NY) Capitol SP-8578

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