18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Prelude: Fugue in d minor (the fiddle). Bach transcribed this fugue for organ from the original fugue found in the Sonata for Solo Violin No.1 in G minor BWV 1001. Here is the link to the original: https://youtu.be/RG7rx3BO6JY. The organ version has a different BWV...
18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

The Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019

Prelude:  Pastoral Milhaud was born in Marseille, the son of Sophie (Allatini) and Gabriel Milhaud. His father was from a Jewish family from Aix-en-Provence, and his mother was from a Sephardi Jewish family from Italy. Milhaud began as a violinist, later turning to...
18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Prelude, Sunday at 8:00: Symphonie II ‘I. ‘Praeludium Circulare’ Charles Marie Widor (1844-1937). The first movement of this organ symphony was reworked three or four times over his very long life. This is the final version. It moves through all the...
18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Baptism of the Lord

Processional: Songs of Thankfulness and Praise was written by Christopher Wordsworth (1807 – 1885), the nephew of the great lake-poet, William Wordsworth. He was educated at Winchester, and at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he graduated B.A., with high...
Epiphany

Epiphany

Prelude: The March of the Magi Kings. Theodore Dubois (1837-1924) is a very strange piece. The French elite were in love with everything “Eastern”. Here is The Death of Sardanapalus (La Mort de Sardanapale) an oil painting on canvas by Eugène Delacroix,...
The  Third Sunday in Advent or Gaudate Sunday

The Third Sunday in Advent or Gaudate Sunday

Prelude: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland [BWV 659]* Martin Luther (1483 – 1546) Based Veni Redemptor Gentium by St. Ambrose [Aurelius Ambrosius] ( c. 340 – 397). Here is a link to the original: Latin.https://youtu.be/1yZr3w7YHuQ. This music is from a large body of...