Episode #1537

Our Father

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Sunday, September 20, 2015

One of the world's best known texts, "The Lord's Prayer," also provides us with glimpses into the composer's craft and the organ builder's art.

Program playlist:

JS Bach: Chorale Prelude, Vater unser im Himmelreich, S. 636(Orgelbüchlein). Georg Böhm (attrib Bach.):  Our Father, S., 761/761 - Fynske Chamber Choir; Kevin Bowyer (1987 Marcussen / St Hans Church, Odense, Denmark.) Nimbus 5457/8, 5734/5.

Dieterich Buxtehude: Vater unser im Himmelreich - Bernard Foccroulle (1692 Schnitger / Martinikerk, Groningen,Netherlands) Ricercar 25.

Johann Pachelbel: Vater unser im Himmelreich - Joseph Payne(1741 Silbermann / Parish Church, Grosshartmannsdorf,Germany) Centaur 2304.

Max Reger: Vater unser im Himmelreich, Op. 67, no. 41 -Rosalinde Haas (1983 Albiez / Mother of Good Counsel, Frankfurt-Niederrad, Germany) Dabringhaus & Grimm 3358.

Felix Mendelssohn: Sonata in D, Opus 65, no. 6 - Pascale Rouet(997 Koenig / Basilica, Carle Ville-Mezieres, France) Triton 331 112.

Maurice Duruflé: Notre Pere - Voices of Ascension, Dennis Keene,conductor; Mark Kruczek (1966 Holtkamp / Ascension Episcopal, New York, NY) Delos DE 3169.

Leoš Janáček: Our Father - Walter Coppola, tenor; Lydie Hartelova, harp; Prague Chamber Choir, Josef Pancik, conductor;Josef Kšica (1975 Rieger-Kloss / Dvorák Hall in the Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic) ECM 21539.

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