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What's on Great Sacred Music, Sunday, May 5, 2013

Location: North Carolina, USA
Choir type: Choirs with Religious Affiliation
Music for men's voices this Sunday.
 
Rob
Rob Kennedy
Great Sacred Music
The Classical Station
 
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08:00:23
Gregorian chant: Ave plena gratiae (mode 6)
Benedictine Monks of Santo Domingo De Silos
 
Andrea Gabrieli: Magnificat a 12
Chanticleer, Joseph Jennings
 
Dietrich Buxtehude: Prelude and Fugue in F, BuxWV 145
Wolfgang Rubsam, organ
The Silbermann organ in the Cathedral of St. Martin in Colmar
 
The good brothers of Silos, Spain, made history in the 90s when their 1970s album of plainchant
went triple platinum in the United States. San Francisco-based Chanticleer made its debut in 1978.
The 17th century Silbermann organ in St-Martin collegiate church, Colmar, France, was restored in 1979.
 
08:17:35
William Byrd: Laudibus in sanctis
The King's Singers
 
Franz Biebl: Ave Maria
Turtle Creek Chorale, Timothy Seelig
 
Sigfrid Karg-Elert: Marche triomphale: Nun danket alle Gott
Peter Hurford, organ
The organ of Ratzeburg Cathedral, Germany
 
The King's Singers were founded in 1968 and has always been composed of just
six singers. The Turtle Creek Chorale is a 225 voice men's chorus based in Dallas, Texas.
The Austrian organ-builder Rieger completed the magnificent instrument in Ratzeburg
 
08:33:39
Traditional Georgian: Two Church Chorales with prayer
Rustavi Choir, Ansor Erkomaishvili
 
Gabriel Faure: Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11
Chor Leoni Men's Choir, Diane Loomer
 
J.S. Bach: Chorale Prelude "Vater unser im Himmelreich", BWV 737
Michael Murray, organ
Walcker Organ at Metheun Hall
 
The Orthodox churches celebrate this Sunday as Easter. The late Diane
Loomer founded Canada's pre-eminent male chorus in 1992. The Walcker
Organ at Metheun Hall, Methuen, Massachusetts, was originally imported
from Germany in 1863 and installed in Boston Music Hall.
 
08:49:01
John Tavener: Funeral Ikos
Clerestory
 
Joseph Gabriel Rheinberger: Trio in F, Op. 49 No. 10
Carole Terry, organ
 
The Ladegast organ in the Cathedral at Schwerin, Germany
Clerestory is a nine man ensemble based in the Bay Area of San
Francisco, California. Dr. Carole Terry is Professor of Organ and
Harpsichord at the University of Washington School of Music in Seattle.
 
09:00:37
J.S. Bach: Cantata 87, "Bisher habt ihr nichts gebeten in meinem Namen"
Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki
Yukari Nonoshita, soprano; Robin Blaze, countertenor; Makoto Sakurada, tenor; Peter Kooy, bass-baritone
 
"Hitherto have ye asked nothing for in my name" is the translation of Cantata 87's title.
The cantata was written for Rogate Sunday, the Fifth Sunday after Easter.
 
09:22:42
Georg Philipp Telemann: Cantata, "Gott fahret auf mit Jauchzen"
Collegium vocale Siegen; Hannoversche Hofkapelle, Ulrich Stotzel
Stefanie Wust, soprano; Angela Froemer, contralto; Georg Poplutz, tenor; Jens Hamann, bass
 
This cantata was written for the Feast of the Ascension which is celebrated this coming Thursday.
 
09:37:01
Dan Locklair: Phoenix (Processional)
William J. Weisser, organ
Aeolian-Skinner organ in the Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta, Georgia
 
Detailed specifications and a splendid photograph of the organ can be found
Weisser is the retired organist of Edenton Street United Methodist Church, Raleigh, North Carolina.
 
09:44:38
Karl Jenkins: The Peacemakers
Berlin Radio Choir; City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus; London Symphony Orchestra; The Really Big Chorus (1000 voices)
 
The Peacemakers is Welsh composer Karl Jenkins' (b. 1944) latest major choral work. It consists of
17 movements with texts by  Gandhi, Martin Luther King, the Dalai Lama, Nelson Mandela,
Anne Frank and Mother Teresa, the Bible and the Qur’an.