Episode 43 – November 27, 2016

This week we observe the first Sunday of Advent with a cantata, and we also hear the infrequently played Fantasie Triomphale of Théodore Dubois.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson
Title: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (BWV 645)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Ton Koopman
Album: Bach: Organ Works – Novalis 150 005-2
Organ: 1733 II/36 Müller/Eeken, Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Title: Come now, the holiest of Holies (BWV 659)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Nicholas White
Album: The Amsterdam Bach – Pro Organo CD 7121
Organ: 1967 III/55 Beckerath, St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, New York City, New York, USA

Title: O Come, Emmanuel
Advent Responsory (I)
The advent of our God
Where shall Wisdom be found?
Come, thou long-expected Jesus
Earth Grown Old
Thy kingdom come! on bended knee
Chanticleer
Joy to the world!
Gabriel’s Message
And art thou come with us to dwell?
Advent Responsory (II)
Choir: The Choir of Selwyn College, Cambridge
Composer: Alan Bullard
Organist: Timothy Parsons
Album: O Come, Emmanuel – Regent REGCD 456
Organ: 2001 IV/95 Harrison and Harrison, Ely Cathedral, Ely, England

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Title: Offertoire Sur Deux Noëls
Composer: Felix-Alexandre Guilmant
Organist: Kevin Bowyer
Album: Christmas Organ Music – Nimbus Records NI7711
Organ: 1985 IV/61 Hill/Mander, Chichester Cathedral, Chichester, England

Title: Fantaisie triomphale BBC Philharmonic
Composer: Théodore Dubois
Organist: Ian Tracey
Album: Fantaisie Triomphale – Chandos CHSA 5048
Organ: 1923 V/181 Willis, Liverpool Cathedral, Liverpool, England