Playlist for 24th April – Happy Easter!!

Written by on April 23, 2011

 The theme for this week’s show is…………wait for it………..Easter.  Now last year I think I simply played Bach’s Easter Oratorio and Ascension Oratorio back to back so I’ve made a bit more of an effort this week in selecting music from a number of periods and a number of musical styles.  Now historically Easter was far more of a religious event than it is now and it was at the very pinnacle of the liturgical calendar.

Composer

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Nicholas Gombert

Haec dies quam fecit Dominus

Anton Bruckner

Christus factus est

J.S. Bach

Mass in B Minor

Crucifixus

Ugis Praulins

Missa Rigensis

Crucifixus

Frank Martin

Maria-Triptychon – Stabat Mater

Alexander Grechaninov

Let all mortal flesh

Eriks Esenvalds

Passion & Resurrection – Part 3

F.J. Haydn –

Seven Last Words from the Cross – Introduzione. Maestoso ed adagio

James Macmillan

Veni, Veni, Emmanuel – 8. Coda – Easter

Messiaen

Eclairs Sur L’au Dela – Le Christ, Lumiere du Paradis


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