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Out of the Depths

Profound and soulful meditations, songs of sadness and shipwreck on themes of Titanic import.


Audio 44:44 Min

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You can also read this article about the Titanic written by our music librarian Rex Levang.

Music played in the program

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Sonata Number 3 in A, Opus 65, Out of the DepthsOlivier Vernet (1975 Kern/Église Saint-Martin, Masevaux, France) Ligia Digital 0104004

SAMUEL SCHEIDT: Chorale-Varitions, Warum betrübst du dich, mein Herz –Aude Heurtematte (1981 Ahrend/Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, France) Studio SM 1220.80

SIGFRID KARG-ELERT: Improvisation on Nearer My God to Thee, Opus 81, a memorial tribute to victims of the Titanic –Christopher Herrick (1992 Klais/Hallgrimskirkja, Reykjavik, Iceland) Hyperion CDA66917

JOSEPH BONNET: In Memorian Titanic, Opus 10, number 1 –Michael Overbury (1909 Binns/Albert Hall, Nottingham, England, UK) Priory LP-129

GUY WEITZ: De profundis clamavi –James Drake (1990 Austin/National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, Doylestown, PA) Arkay AR6109

J.S. BACH: Chorale-prelude, Ich ruf zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ, S. 639; Fynske Chamber Choir; Kevin Bowyer (1962; 1987 Marcussen & Søn/St. Hans Church, Odense, Denmark) Nimbus NI 5457/8

JOHANN PACHELBEL: Chorale-prelude, Ich ruf zu DirMarilyn Mason (1985 C.B. Fisk/Moore Hall, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI) MHS CD-5132369

FRANZ LISZT: Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen (1987 Kern/Église Saint-Remi, Fenetrange, France) K617 K.617012

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