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What's on Great Sacred Music, Sunday, December 9, 2012

Location: North Carolina, USA
Choir type: Choirs with Religious Affiliation
Four hours of Great Sacred Music this Sunday. Since we came up a bit short last month
during the Fall Membership Drive, we'll be fund raising this week. I call it Fund Raising Lite
because I have scheduled several long works as is our usual Sunday morning custom and less talk.
 
Since you are already a loyal supporter of the station, I would ask only that you consider the uncertain
tax climate which appears to be coming in 2013. Perhaps 2012 is the right time for you to make an
extra gift to The Classical Station?
 
I have often said that stations like ours which play nothing but classical music are few and far between.
That is a fact now more than ever. We have been volunteer-powered and listener-supported since 1978.
The money to run the station comes from you and me. Period. Please do what you can.
 
I also wanted to point out that I am programming Peaceful Reflections in the format we used so successfully
for 8 years on Sunday evenings. You can hear choral and organ music interspersed with instrumental music
beginning at 10 p.m. each Sunday evening. Comments and suggestions always welcome.
 
Don't forget that there's more sacred choral music on Sean Burton's program Sunday in Siouxland.
 
Rob
 
Rob Kennedy
Great Sacred Music
The Classical Station
08:03:00
W.A. Mozart: Exsultate, jubilate, K. 165
Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood
Emma Kirkby, soprano
 
08:10:32
J.S. Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
John Longhurst, organ
performed on the Mormon Tabernacle organ
 
08:17:02
George Frideric Handel: Let the bright seraphim ~ Samson
The Sixteen Orchestra and Chorus, Harry Christophers
Lynne Dawson, soprano; Crispian Steele-Perkins, trumpet
 
08:26:21
John Rutter: The Lord is my shepherd
Cambridge Singers; City of London Sinfonia, John Rutter
Quentin Poole, oboe
 
08:34:35
Thomas Weelkes: Evening Service for five voices
Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, Stephen Darlington
 
08:47:01
Cesar Franck: Cantabile
Piet Kee, organ
The organ of the Basilica de Santa Maria del Coro, San Sebastian, Spain
 
08:56:32
Sir Hubert Parry: Jerusalem
Canterbury Cathedral Choir with David Flood,
organ, and the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, Allan Wicks
 
09:02:02
J.S. Bach: Cantata 70, "Wachet! betet! betet! wachet!"
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Choir, Ton Koopman
Sibylla Rubens, soprano; Bernhard Landauer,
alto; Christoph Pregardien, tenor; Klaus Mertens, bass
 
09:26:52
Josef Haydn: The Heavens are Telling ~ The Creation
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Chorus, Robert Shaw
Jeanne Brown, soprano; Oliver Sueing, tenor; Wayne Baughmann, bass
 
09:33:59
Alexandre Guilmant: Marche religieuse
Peter Richard Conte, organ
 
09:42:20
Anton Bruckner: Psalm 150
Chorus of the German Opera, Berlin; Berlin Philharmonic, Eugen Jochum
Maria Stader, soprano
 
09:54:06
William Mathias: Let the people praise Thee, O God
Choir of St. Paul's Cathedral, London, John Scott
Andrew Lucas, organ
 
10:02:06
Thomas Tallis: Spem in alium nunquam habui
The Cambridge Singers, John Rutter
 
10:14:49
William Grant Still: Elegy
Philip Brunnelle, organ
 
10:23:06
Dominique Phinot: Confitebor tibi, Domine
The Brabant Ensemble, Stephen Rice
 
10:33:00
Henry Purcell: Rejoice in the Lord alway, "The Bell Anthem"
Chanticleer; Capriccio Stravagante
Joseph Jennings
 
10:44:08
Johannes Brahms: How lovely is thy dwelling place ~ A German
Requiem
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Robert Shaw
 
10:52:48
Lili Boulanger: Pie Jesu
Orchestra of the Toulouse Capitole, Michel Plasson
Roberto Alagna, tenor
 
11:00:10
Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber: Gloria ~ Missa Salisburgensis
Musica Antiqua of Cologne; Gabrieli Consort & Players
Reinhard Goebel; Paul McCreesh
 
11:12:48
Giuseppe Verdi: Laudi alla Vergine ~ Four Sacred Pieces
Swedish Radio Choir; Stockholm Chamber Choir, Riccardo Muti
 
11:21:29
Traditional American spiritual: There is a Balm in Gilead
James Levine
Kathleen Battle and Jessye Norman, soprano
 
11:28:58
Dan Locklair: Phoenix (Processional)
William J. Weisser, organ
Aeolian-Skinner organ in the Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta,
GA
 
11:37:45
W.A. Mozart: Veni Sancte Spiritus, K. 47
Gloriae Dei Cantores; Vox Caeli Sinfonia, Richard K. Pugsley
Amanda Dawn Ortolani, soprano; Estelle Cole, alto; Patrick Clark, tenor; Wayne Schumann, bass
 
11:44:20
John Ireland: Greater love hath no man
Guildford Cathedral Choir, Andrew Millington
Peter Wright, organ; Thomas Stockwell, treble;
Nigel Edwards, baritone
 
11:53:55
Samuel Barber: Agnus Dei
The Sixteen, Harry Christophers