Episode #1302

Chorale Preludes

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Monday, January 21, 2013

Across many generations, songs of faith have provided composers with familiar themes to embellish.

Program details:

PAUL MANZ: 4 Hymn Improvisations (Grosser Gott; Coronation; Herzliebster Jesu; Bryn Calfaria) –Paul Manz (1965 Schlicker/Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN) Manz Music 2002

J. S. BACH: 2 Chorale-preludes (Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein, BWV 641; Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend, BWV 655) –Balint Karosi (2000 Richards-Fowkes/First Lutheran Church, Boston, MA) Dulcian 007

SIGFRID KARG-ELERT: 2 Hymn-Improvisations, Op. 65b (No. 14, Herr und Æ’ltster deiner Kreuzgemeinde; No. 13, Herr Jesus Christ, dich zu uns wend) –Elke Völker (1914 Walcker/San Ignacio, San Sebastian, Spain) Aeolus 10591

JOHANN LUDWIG KREBS: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme –Philippe Pèlissier, English horn; Catherine Todorovski (1982 Grenzing/St. Cyprien Abbey, Perigord, France) BNL 112935

HUGO DISTLER: Partita, Wachet auf, Op. 8, no. 2 –Catharine Crozier (1975 Kuhn/Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC) Gothic 49041

JOHANN PACHELBEL: Partita, Freu dich sehr, o meine Seele –Alison Luedecke (1959 Beckerath/Mountainside United Church, Montreal, QE, Canada) Raven 610

DANIEL GAWTHROP: 3 Floral Preludes (Daisey, daisey; Tip-toe through the tulips; The Yellow Rose of Texas) –Joby Bell (1984 Casavant/Rosen Hall, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC) Pipedreams Archive (r. 2/4/10)

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