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Playlist for Great Sacred Music for Sunday, January 8, 2012

Location: North Carolina, USA
Choir type: Choirs with Religious Affiliation
We wrap up the Christmas season with some anthems and an organ piece for the Feast of the Epiphany (January 6).
Also on the play list is the ancient monastic office of Compline sung for us by the highly-acclaimed Cistercian Monks of Stift Heiligenkreuz.
The show concludes with a performance of Anton Diabelli's infrequently performed Pastoral Mass in F major.
Please share this playlist with your students and others who enjoy sacred choral music. Great Sacred Music airs
each Sunday at 8 a.m. eastern on 89.7 fm in central North Carolina and online at
Rob Kennedy
Great Sacred Music
The Classical Station
Joseph Francis Thrupp: Brightest and best of the sons of the morning
Choir of Wells Cathedral, Malcolm Archer
Rupert Gough, organ

Peter Cornelius: The Three Kings
Polyphony, Stephen Layton
Robert Rice, baritone

Joseph Gabriel Rheinberger: Omnes de Saba
St. Clement's Choir, Philadelphia, Peter Richard Conte

Johann Eccard: When to the Temple Mary Went
Choir of Truro Cathedral, David Briggs

Anthony Piccolo: I look from afar
Choir of Bath Abbey, Peter King
Marcus Sealy, organ

Richard Davy: Salve Regina
The Sixteen, Harry Christophers

Antonio Vivaldi: Confitebor tibi, Domine, RV 596
The King's Consort, Robert King
Jean Rigby, contralto; Charles Daniels, tenor; Neal Davies, bass

William Harold Ferguson: From the eastern mountains
Choir of Wells Cathedral, Malcolm Archer
Rupert Gough, organ

Olivier Messiaen: Les Mages
Jennifer Bate, organ

J.S. Bach: Cantata 32, "Liebster Jesu, mein Verlangen"
Holland Boys' Choir; Netherlands Bach Collegium, Pieter Jan Leusink
Ruth Holton, soprano; Sytse Buwalde, alto; Knut Schoch, tenor; Bas Ramselaar, bass

Gregorian chant: Compline
Cistercian Monks of Stift Heiligenkreuz

Richard Rodney Bennett: Missa brevis
Cambridge Singers, John Rutter

Anton Diabelli: Pastoral Mass in F, Op. 147
Choir and Orchestra of St. Michael, Munich, Ernst Ehret
Christa Degler, soprano; Sylvia Linden, soprano; Sunhild Rauschkolb, alto;
Desmond Clayton, tenor; Hartmut Muller, bass

Charles Macpherson: Fantasy-prelude
David Briggs, organ
The Lewis Organ in the Church of St. John the Evangelist, Upper Norwood, London