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What's on Great Sacred Music, Sunday, September 23, 2012

Location: North Carolina, USA
Choir type: Choirs with Religious Affiliation
Our first hour is devoted to settings of the familiar Our Father prayer.
I selected 9 choral settings from the hundreds written and 2 settings for organ.
Felix Mendelssohn used the hymn tune Vater unser himmelreich (Our Father in Heaven)
in his 6th organ sonata, and, of course, Johann Sebastian Bach's setting is simplicity itself.
 
Rob
 
Rob Kennedy
Great Sacred Music
The Classical Station
 
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08:00:20
Jacobus Gallus: Pater noster
Huelgas Ensemble, Paul Van Nevel
 
08:03:51
Peter I. Tchaikovsky: Our Father
Corydon Singers, Matthew Best
 
08:08:35
Heitor Villa-Lobos: Pater Noster
Corydon Singers, Matthew Best
 
08:11:33
Igor Stravinsky: Our Father
Chamber Choir "Lege Artis", Boris Abalyan
 
08:13:54
J.S. Bach, arr. Virgil Fox: Komm, susser Tod (Come, sweet death)
Peter Richard Conte, organ
Organ at Wanamaker's, Center City, Philadelphia
 
08:25:13
Dan Locklair: Pater noster
Vocal Arts Ensemble of Durham, Rodney Wynkoop
 
8:28:10
Dmitri Bortnyansky, arr. Hector Berlioz: Pater noster
Montreal Symphony Chorus, Charles Dutoit
 
08:33:03
Alfred Schnittke: Our Father in Heaven ~ Three Sacred Hymns
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Paul Hillier
 
08:36:32
Giuseppe Verdi: Pater noster
Verdi Chorus of Milan, Riccardo Chailly
 
08:43:36
John Tavener: The Lord's Prayer
Choir of St. John’s College, Cambridge, Christopher Robinson
 
08:48:21
Felix Mendelssohn: Sonata in D minor, Op. 65 No. 6
Peter Hurford, organ
Rieger Organ in Ratzeburg Cathedral, Germany
 
09:04:37
J.S. Bach: Cantata 161, "Komm, du Susse Todesstunde"
Monteverdi Choir; English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner
Katherine Fuge, soprano; Robin Tyson, alto; Mark Padmore, tenor; Thomas Guthrie, bass
 
09:28:04
George Frideric Handel: Chandos Anthem No. 08, "O come, let us sing unto
the Lord" Psalm 95, The Sixteen Choir and Orchestra, Harry Christophers
Patrizia Kwella, soprano; James Bowman, alto; Ian Partridge, tenor
 
09:59:17
J.S. Bach: Chorale Prelude "Vater unser im Himmelreich", BWV 737
Michael Murray, organ
Walcker Organ at Metheun Hall, Methuen, Massachusetts
 
10:02:01
Anton Bruckner: Mass No. 3 in F minor
New Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim
Heather Harper, soprano; Anna Reynolds, contralto; Robert Tear, tenor; Marius Rintzler, bass