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An Advent Procession Based On The Great "o" Antiphons


Release Date: 09/04/2001 
Label:  Loft Recordings   Catalog #: 1020   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Peter HallockRobert RamseyLoys BourgeoisHerbert Howells,   ... 
Performer:  Melvin ButlerRoger ShermanVernon Nicodemus
Conductor:  J. Melvin ButlerDean Suess
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle St Mark's Cathedral ChoirSt. Mark's Cathedral Compline Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Spoken prayers, readings and blessings alternate with the musical selections on this recording. Spoken prayers, readings and blessings alternate with the musical selections on this recording. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Let my prayer come up as the incense by Peter Hallock
Performer:  Melvin Butler (Organ), Roger Sherman (Organ)
Conductor:  J. Melvin Butler,  Dean Suess
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle St Mark's Cathedral Choir,  St. Mark's Cathedral Compline Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle, WA 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
2.
O Sapientia by Peter Hallock
Conductor:  J. Melvin Butler,  Dean Suess
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle St Mark's Cathedral Choir,  St. Mark's Cathedral Compline Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1986; USA 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle, WA 
Length: 2 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
3.
O Sapientia à 5 by Robert Ramsey
Conductor:  J. Melvin Butler,  Dean Suess
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle St Mark's Cathedral Choir,  St. Mark's Cathedral Compline Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle, WA 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
4.
O Adonai by Peter Hallock
Conductor:  J. Melvin Butler,  Dean Suess
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle St Mark's Cathedral Choir,  St. Mark's Cathedral Compline Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle, WA 
Length: 1 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
5.
St. Michael "Old Hundred Thirty-Fourth" by Loys Bourgeois
Performer:  Roger Sherman (Organ), Melvin Butler (Organ)
Conductor:  J. Melvin Butler,  Dean Suess
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle St Mark's Cathedral Choir,  St. Mark's Cathedral Compline Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1551; Geneva, Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle, WA 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Arranged: William Crotch (1836) and Robert B.Y. Scott 
6.
O Radix Jesse by Peter Hallock
Conductor:  J. Melvin Butler,  Dean Suess
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle St Mark's Cathedral Choir,  St. Mark's Cathedral Compline Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle, WA 
Length: 1 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
7.
Carol-Anthems (3) for Chorus: no 2, A spotless rose by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Vernon Nicodemus (Baritone)
Conductor:  J. Melvin Butler,  Dean Suess
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle St Mark's Cathedral Choir,  St. Mark's Cathedral Compline Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918-1920; England 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle, WA 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: English 
8.
O Clavis David by Peter Hallock
Conductor:  J. Melvin Butler,  Dean Suess
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle St Mark's Cathedral Choir,  St. Mark's Cathedral Compline Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle, WA 
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
9.
Richmond by Thomas Haweis
Performer:  Melvin Butler (Organ), Roger Sherman (Organ)
Conductor:  J. Melvin Butler,  Dean Suess
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle St Mark's Cathedral Choir,  St. Mark's Cathedral Compline Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle, WA 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Craig Sellar Lang
The text sung in this selection is 'Hark! The glad sound!' by Philip Doddridge. 
10.
O Oriens, splendor lucis aeternae by Peter Hallock
Conductor:  J. Melvin Butler,  Dean Suess
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle St Mark's Cathedral Choir,  St. Mark's Cathedral Compline Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle, WA 
Length: 1 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
11.
Infinite Light by Traditional
Conductor:  J. Melvin Butler,  Dean Suess
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle St Mark's Cathedral Choir,  St. Mark's Cathedral Compline Choir
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle, WA 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
12.
O Rex gentium by Peter Hallock
Conductor:  J. Melvin Butler,  Dean Suess
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle St Mark's Cathedral Choir,  St. Mark's Cathedral Compline Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle, WA 
Length: 1 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
13.
Hosanna to the Son of David by Thomas Weelkes
Conductor:  J. Melvin Butler,  Dean Suess
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle St Mark's Cathedral Choir,  St. Mark's Cathedral Compline Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle, WA 
Length: 2 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: English 
14.
O Emmanuel, rex et legifer by Peter Hallock
Conductor:  J. Melvin Butler,  Dean Suess
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle St Mark's Cathedral Choir,  St. Mark's Cathedral Compline Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle, WA 
Length: 1 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
15.
Lo! He comes with clouds descending by Traditional
Performer:  Roger Sherman (Organ), Melvin Butler (Organ)
Conductor:  J. Melvin Butler,  Dean Suess
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle St Mark's Cathedral Choir,  St. Mark's Cathedral Compline Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 18th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle, WA 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: English 
16.
Gabriel's message by Traditional
Conductor:  J. Melvin Butler,  Dean Suess
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle St Mark's Cathedral Choir,  St. Mark's Cathedral Compline Choir
Written: Basque Provinces 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle, WA 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
17.
O come, O come Emmanuel by Traditional
Performer:  Roger Sherman (Organ), Melvin Butler (Organ)
Conductor:  J. Melvin Butler,  Dean Suess
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seattle St Mark's Cathedral Choir,  St. Mark's Cathedral Compline Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; France 
Date of Recording: 1994 
Venue:  St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle, WA 
Length: 6 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Let my Prayer come up as the Incense
The Bidding Prayer
The Great O Antiphons: O Sapientia
Reading: Ecclesiasticus 24:1-8
O Sapientia
Collect
The Great O Antiphons: O Adonai
Reading: Isaiah: 43:1-7
O Day of God Draw Nigh
Collect
The Great O Antiphons: O Radix Jesse
Reading: Isaiah: 11:1-6
A Spotless Rose
Collect
The Great O Antiphons: O Clavis David
Reading: Isaiah: 22:20-24
Hark! The Glad Sound!
Collect
The Great O Antiphons: O Oriens
Reading: Isaiah: 41:25-27, 42:1, 5-7
Infinite Light [No. 139 from the Oxford Book of Carols]: Infinite Light
Collect
The Great O Antiphons: O Rex Gentium
Reading: Isaiah: 45:8-13
Hosanna to the Son of David
Collect
The Great O Antiphons: O Emmanuel
Reading: Isaiah: 33:20-22, 7:14-15
Lo! He Comes With Clouds Descending
Collect
Reading: Luke 1:26-38
Gabriel's message (arr. D. Willcocks)
Collect: and Blessing
Veni Emmanuel (O Come, O Come, Emmanuel) (Sung in English)

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