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Prayers & Alleluias / Kenneth Dake

Dake,Kenneth / Bach / Robinson / Parker / White
Release Date: 11/16/2010 
Label:  Sono Luminus   Catalog #: 92123   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  McNeil RobinsonLouie WhiteJoseph JongenCalvin Hampton,   ... 
Performer:  Kenneth Dake
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Organ music soars to heavenly heights with the release of Prayers & Alleluias. This recording marks Kenneth Dake's debut organ CD as well as the first commercially released recording of the 84-rank Austin organ (1984) of New York City's historic Marble Collegiate Church. Featuring works by some of the world's most beloved composers, this album not only demonstrates the beauty and majesty of a spectacular instrument but also the technical precision and musical prowess of a stellar organist. Produced by Grammy Award-winning producer David Frost, this album is sure to be a must-have for organ lovers and audiophiles alike.
Organ music soars to heavenly heights with the release of Prayers & Alleluias. This recording marks Kenneth Dake's debut organ CD as well as the first commercially released recording of the 84-rank Austin organ (1984) of New York City's historic Marble Collegiate Church. Featuring works by some of the world's most beloved composers, this album not only demonstrates the beauty and majesty of a spectacular instrument but also the technical precision and musical prowess of a stellar organist. Produced by Grammy Award-winning producer David Frost, this album is sure to be a must-have for organ lovers and audiophiles alike.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Chorale Prelude for organ on "Llanfair" by McNeil Robinson
Performer:  Kenneth Dake (Organ)
Venue:  Marble Collegiate Church, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
2.
Reflection on Wondrous Love, for organ by Louie White
Performer:  Kenneth Dake (Organ)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1973 
Venue:  Marble Collegiate Church, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
3.
Toccata for Organ in D flat major, Op. 104 by Joseph Jongen
Performer:  Kenneth Dake (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; Belgium 
Venue:  Marble Collegiate Church, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
4.
Prayer and Alleluias, for organ by Calvin Hampton
Performer:  Kenneth Dake (Organ)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1980 
Venue:  Marble Collegiate Church, New York City 
Length: 7 Minutes 59 Secs. 
5.
Symphony for Organ no 6 in G minor, Op. 42 no 2: 5th movement, Finale by Charles-Marie Widor
Performer:  Kenneth Dake (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; France 
Venue:  Marble Collegiate Church, New York City 
Length: 6 Minutes 29 Secs. 
6.
Let us break bread together by Traditional
Performer:  Kenneth Dake (Organ)
Written: USA 
Venue:  Marble Collegiate Church, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
7.
Sonata for Organ in E flat minor, Op. 65 by Horatio Parker
Performer:  Kenneth Dake (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908; USA 
Venue:  Marble Collegiate Church, New York City 
Length: 25 Minutes 5 Secs. 
8.
Wir danken dir, Gott, BWV 29: no 1, Sinfonia in D major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Kenneth Dake (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Venue:  Marble Collegiate Church, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
9.
Passacaglia in C minor, BWV 582 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Kenneth Dake (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1708-1712; Arnstadt, Germany 
Venue:  Marble Collegiate Church, New York City 
Length: 12 Minutes 33 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir, BWV 29 (arr. M. Dupre): Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir, BWV 29: Sinfonia (arr. M. Dupre)
Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 582
Llanfair: Chorale-Prelude
Organ Sonata in E flat major, Op. 65: I. Allegro moderato
Organ Sonata in E flat major, Op. 65: II. Andante
Organ Sonata in E flat major, Op. 65: III. Allegretto
Organ Sonata in E flat major, Op. 65: IV. Fugue
Wondrous Love: Reflection
Toccata, Op. 104
Prayer and Alleluias
Let Us Break the Bread Together (arr. D. Wood)
Organ Symphony No. 6 in G minor, Op. 42, No. 2: V. Finale

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