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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

1992 Mander at Saint Ignatius, Loyola, New York, NY
1993 Mander organ at the Church of Saint Ignatius Loyola, New York, NY

Psalms of Prayer and Praise

A source of inspiration since the time of their origin, the Bible’s songs continue to stimulate the imaginations of both composers and performers, alike.

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Music played in the program

BENEDETTO MARCELLO: Psalm Number 19 –Lyn Larsen (1924 E.M. Skinner; 1959 Casavant Frères; 1970 Tellers/Fountain Street Baptist Church, Grand Rapids, MI) Pro Arte CD-34

ARIE LOONSTRA: Psalm Improvisations in French Style –Arie Loonstra (1739 Forceville/Abbey Church, Ninove, The Netherlands) STH Classics CD-19193

CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: Psalm 28, Salvum fac populum tuum, Opus 84 –Saint Ignatius Brass; Nancianne Parrella (1993 Mander/St. Ignatius Loyola RCC, New York, NY) AMDG004

HEINZ WERNER ZIMMERMANN: Psalm 23 –Hsel Youth Choir, Toralf Hildebrandt, conductor; Dominikus Burghardt (2000 Sandtner/Adolf-Clarenbach Church, Hösel, Germany) Discant Classics 2022

JOHANNES BRAHMS: Psalm Number 13, Opus 27 –North German Figuralchor, Jrg Straube, conductor; Ryoko Morooka (1885 Ladegast/St. Johannes Church, Wernigerode, Germany) Thorofon CD-2301/2

EMMA LOU DIEMER: Psalm Settings, Numbers 92, 66 & 128 –Sue Harris, flute; Joan DeVee Dixon (1991 Reuter/Munger Chapel, University of the Ozarks, Clarksville, AR) RBWCD-015 & RBWCD-018

J.S. BACH: Psalm 137 An Wasserfl ssen Babylon S. 653 –Thomas Berning (1730 Silbermann/St. George Church, Glauchau, Germany) Aeolus AE10181

WILLEM van TWILLERT: Toccata & Finale, Psalms 98, 118 and 66Willem van Twillert (1743 Hinsz/Bovenkerk, Kampen, The Netherlands) Festivo FECD-126

JAN PIETERSZOON SWEELINCK: Variations on Psalm 116 –Bernard Winsemius (1651 van Hagerbeer/Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam, The Netherlands) InterSound 1006

GEORGE TALBOT: Psalm 150 –Choir of Saint Paul’s Cathedral, John Scott, conductor; Hyperion CDA11012

HERBERT HOWELLS: Psalm Prelude Number 3, Book 2, Psalm 33, Sing unto him a new song –Christopher Dearnley (1872 Henry Willis; 1992 Mander/Cathedral of St. Paul, London, England, UK) Hyperion CDA66394

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