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Music For Advent / Men And Boys Choir, Grace Cathedral


Release Date: 11/28/2000 
Label:  Gothic Records   Catalog #: 49119   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giovanni PalestrinaTraditionalHerbert HowellsJacob Handl,   ... 
Performer:  John FenstermakerChristopher PutnamCharles Putnam
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Matins Responsory by Giovanni Palestrina
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
2. Puer nobis by Traditional
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
3. Carol-Anthems (3) for Chorus: no 2, A spotless rose by Herbert Howells
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918-1920; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
4. Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding by Traditional
Performer:  John Fenstermaker (Organ)
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
5. Aspiciens a longe by Jacob Handl
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
6. Conditor alme siderum by Anonymous
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: Medieval 
Length: 1 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: John Fenstermaker 
7. The Angel Gabriel by Traditional
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Written: Basque Provinces, Sp 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
8. Prelude on "Veni, Emmanuel" by Leo Sowerby
Performer:  John Fenstermaker (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 42 Secs. 
9. Veni, Veni Emmanuel by Anonymous
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: Medieval 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
10. Come Quickly, Lord Jesus by John Fenstermaker
Performer:  Christopher Putnam (Organ)
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 6 Minutes 12 Secs. 
11. Rorate caeli desuper by Anonymous
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: Medieval 
Written: Scotland 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
12. In adventu: Rorate coeli by Giovanni Palestrina
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
13. This is the record of John by Orlando Gibbons
Performer:  John Fenstermaker (Organ)
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 17th Century; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 54 Secs. 
14. St. John Baptist by Ernest Bullock
Performer:  Charles Putnam (Organ)
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
15. Magnificat by Anonymous
Performer:  Charles Putnam (Organ)
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: Medieval 
Length: 7 Minutes 51 Secs. 
16. O Thou, the central orb by Charles Wood
Performer:  Charles Putnam (Organ)
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: Romantic 
Written: England 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
17. On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry by Anonymous
Performer:  John Fenstermaker (Organ)
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1690; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
18. Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140: no 4, Zion hört die Wächter singen, das Herz tut in ihr by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  John Fenstermaker (Organ)
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
19. Musae Sioniae: Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen by Michael Praetorius
Conductor:  John Fenstermaker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grace Cathedral Choir San Francisco
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1609; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 10 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Matin Responsory
Puer nobis
A Spotless Rose
Hark! A Thrilling Voice Is Sounding
Aspiciens a longe
Lo how a rose e'er blooming (Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen)
Creator of the Stars of the Night (arr. J. Fenstermaker)
The Angel Gabriel (arr. D. Willcocks)
Prelude on Veni Emmanuel
Veni Emmanuel (O Come, O Come, Emmanuel) (Sung in English)
Come Quickly, Lord Jesus
Rorate caeli de super [Plainsong, Mode VI]
Rorate caeli de super
This is the record of John
St. John Baptist
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140: Chorale: Zion hort die Wachter singen
O Thou, the Central Orb
On Jordan's Bank the Baptist's Cry
Magnificat [Plainsong, Mode IV]

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