Ein' feste Burg - Music of the Reformation

Ein' feste Burg - Music of the Reformation

MS 1735 (MSR Classics, CD)

DDD
Stereo
NEW RELEASE

Playing time: 70'53"
Tracks: 15
Booklet pages: 16
© 2019 Chicago Gargoyle Brass and Organ Ensemble
Main country of recording: US
Country of manufacture: US
Reviewer: Gerald Fenech
Review of Ein' feste Burg - Music of the Reformation published on 14 June 2020


Listen: Mendelssohn, arranged by Craig Garner: Finale (Reformation Symphony) (track 15, 3:16-4:13)

Chicago Gargoyle Brass and Organ Ensemble:
Lev Garbar, trumpet (tracks 1-4, 6-7, 11 and 15)
Andrew Hunter, trumpet (tracks 2-4, 6-7, 11 and 15)
Joe Loeffler, trumpet (track 1)
Abigail Black, horn (tracks 6-7 and 15)
Kathryn Swope, horn (tracks 1-4)
Renée Vogen, horn (track 11)
Karen Mari, trombone (tracks 1-4, 11 and 15)
Ian Fitzwater, trombone (tracks 6-7 and 15)
Josh Wirt, tuba (track 1)
Serena Voltz, tuba (tracks 6-7 and 15)
Lee Stofer, tuba (track 11)
Michael Schraft, timpani (track 15)
Jared Stellmacher, organ (tracks 6-10 and 12-15)
Mark Sudeith, organ (tracks 1, 5 and 11)
Stephen Squires, conductor

James Curnow (born 1943):

1 Rejouissance - Fantasia on 'Ein' Feste Burg' (1987/2011)

Heinrich Schütz (1585-1672), arranged for brass quartet by Gary Olson:

Three Becker Psalms, Op 5
2 Psalm 20: 'Hear us, Lord'
3 Psalm 103: 'Bless the Lord, O my soul'
4 Psalm 46: 'God is my refuge and strength'

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750):

5 Nun Komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659

Ein Fest Burg, BWV 80, transcribed by H Rodney Holmes
6 I Chorus
7 VIII Chorale

Three Lutheran Chorales
8 Wir glaüben all an einen Gott, BWV 680
9 Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir, BWV 687
10 Fantasia super Komm, Heiliger Geist, BWV 651

Otto Nicolai (1810-1849), arranged by Craig Garner:

11 Ecclesiastical Festival Overture on 'Ein Feste Burg', Op 31

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847), arranged by Craig Garner:

Organ Sonata No 6 in D minor, Op 65 (1845)
12 Andante sostenuto
13 Allegro molto - Fuga
14 Finale: Andante 'Vater unser im Himmelreich'

Symphony No 5, Op 107, 'Reformation'

15 (IV) Andante con moto - Allegro vivace - Allegro maestoso

Recorded at St Michael Church, Wheaton, Illinois (tracks 1, 5 and 11), Church of the Gesu, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (tracks 2-4, 8-10 and 12-14) and First United Church, Oak Park, Illinois, USA.

 

 

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