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Evensong For The Feast Of The Epiphany From Grace Cathedral


Release Date: 04/13/1999 
Label:  Gothic Records   Catalog #: 49106   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann PachelbelRobert WhiteChristopher PutnamLarry King,   ... 
Performer:  John FenstermakerCaleb JonasChristopher PutnamSai-Wing Chan,   ... 
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

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This disc includes spoken portions of an evensong service. This disc includes spoken portions of an evensong service. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern by Johann Pachelbel
Performer:  John Fenstermaker (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1683; Germany 
Venue:  Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is followed by the tolling of bells. 
2. Christe qui lux es by Robert White
Performer:  Caleb Jonas (Boy Soprano)
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Venue:  Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA 
Length: 5 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This selection is followed by an opening sentence, spoken by the officiant, the Rev. Hunter Slides. 
3. Improvisation for Organ by Christopher Putnam
Performer:  Christopher Putnam (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: San Francisco, CA, U 
Venue:  Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
4. O Gracious Light by Larry King
Performer:  John Fenstermaker (Organ)
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA 
Length: 1 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: English 
5. Psalm 27 by Anonymous
Performer:  John Fenstermaker (Organ)
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: Medieval 
Venue:  Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA 
Length: 5 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: W.H. Longhurst
This selection is followed by a spoken reading from Isaiah 60: 1-6, 9. 
6. Magnificat in D major by Leo Sowerby
Performer:  John Fenstermaker (Organ)
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is followed by a spoken reading from the Book of Revelation 4: 1-11. 
7. Nunc dimittis in D major by Leo Sowerby
Performer:  John Fenstermaker (Organ)
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is followed by a spoken recitation of the Apostles' Creed. 
8. The Lord's Prayer by Anonymous
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: Medieval 
Venue:  Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA 
Length: 1 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with a chanted salutation. 
9. Collects by Anonymous
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Venue:  Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: English 
10. Christus, Op. 97: When Jesus, our Lord by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  John Fenstermaker (Organ), Sai-Wing Chan (Treble)
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Venue:  Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA 
Length: 0 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: English 
11. Christus, Op. 97: Say Where is He by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Boyd Jarrell (Bass), Jeffrey Goodsite (Baritone), Barrie Cowan (Tenor),
John Fenstermaker (Organ)
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Venue:  Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA 
Length: 1 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: English 
12. Christus, Op. 97: There Shall a Star by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  John Fenstermaker (Organ)
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Venue:  Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA 
Length: 4 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: English 
13. I was glad by Leo Sowerby
Performer:  John Fenstermaker (Organ)
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA 
Length: 6 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is followed by spoken closing prayers, recited by the Very Rev. Alan Jones. 
14. Christ upon the mountain peak by Cyril Taylor
Performer:  John Fenstermaker (Organ)
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Venue:  Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: The descant on this selection is by John Fenstermaker. 
15. Biblical Dances (4): no 4, Wedding in Cana by Petr Eben
Performer:  Christopher Putnam (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Venue:  Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA 
Length: 5 Minutes 35 Secs. 
16. O God, make speed to save us by Rickard,
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: 20th Century 
Venue:  Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA 
Length: 0 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: English 
17. O Lord, show thy mercy upon us by Rickard,
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: 20th Century 
Venue:  Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA 
Length: 1 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Wie schon leuchtet der Morgenstern
Five O'Clock Hour Strike
Organ Improvisation
Christe qui lux es dies
Preces
Phos hilaron
Psalm 27, "The Lord is my light and salvation"
First Reading
Magnificat in D major
Second Reading
Nunc dimittis in D major
The Apostles' Creed
Salutation and The Lord's Prayer
The Suffrages
The Collects
Christus, Op. 97 (Sung in English): Recitative: When Jesus, Our Lord
Christus, Op. 97 (Sung in English): Trio: Say, Where is He Born
Christus, Op. 97 (Sung in English): Chorus: There Shall a Star
Psalm 122, "I was glad when they said unto me"
Closing Prayers
Christ Upon the Mountain Peak: Christ, upon the mountain peak
4 Biblical Dances: The Wedding at Cana

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