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St. Paul’s Creative Circle presents “Music for Lent”



 St. Paul’s Creative Circle Presents “Music for Lent”

With organists
Susan Marrier, Bert Rowson
Sarah-Kim Moran Soprano
Sunday March 28th 2010 3:00 p.m.



Lenten Recital at St. Paul’s United Church 349 Waverley St.
A benefit recital for St. Paul’s United Church

Bert Rowson: Organ

Three Choral Preludes by Johann Gottfried Walther (1864 – 1748)

     Fröhlich soll mein Herze springen (All My Heart This Night Rejoices)
     Ach Gott und Herr (Alas! My God My Sins are Great!)
     Wer nur den Lieben Gott (If You But Trust In God To Guide You)

Three Liturgical Preludes by George Oldroyd  (c 1938)

To John Baccus Dykes, Organist of St. Paul’s Cathedral

      I    Tranquillamente e dolente
      II   Andante Expressivo
      III  Con moto e teneramente

Canzona by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Two pieces by Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

     Siciliene a transcription for organ
     Pie Jesu with Sarah-Kim Moran; Soprano


Susan Marrier: Organ

Three Chorales from op. 122 by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

      No. 2.  Herzliebster Jesu  (Ah, Jesus dear)
      No. 4.  Herzlich tut mich erfreuen  (My heart abounds with pleasure)
      No. 9.  Herzlich tut mich verlangen  (My heart is ever yearning)

St. Paul’s Creative Circle

This group was formed by St. Paul’s United Church to explore the creative arts   as a way of enhancing the spiritual life and outreach of the Church. It works to facilitate artistic use of our Church and Sanctuary. The arts in all it varied forms are welcomed and encouraged by the “Creative Circle”.

The Organ: Technical Specifications

Great  Swell   Positiv  Pedal 
8’Principal  4’ Gemshorn    4" Octave  16’ Principal
4’ Octave   IV Mixture   2” Principal   8’ Octave
2 ⅔Nazard   8’ Rohrflöte   1 ⅓Quint   4’ Principal
2' Octave   4’ Nacthorn  IV Scharff   2’ Octave
IV Mixture   II Sequieltera   III Zimbel   VI Mixture
IV Scharff   2’ Blockflöte   8’ Gedact   16’ Subass
16' Quintade   8’ Salicional   8’ Quintadena   8’ Pommer
8’ Rohrflöte   8’ Salicional Celeste   4’ Koppelflöte   4’ Rorhflöte
4’ Open flute   16’ Faggot   1’ Sifflöte  2’ Nachthorn
2” Blockföte    8’ Oboe   8’ Krumhorn   16’ Posaune
8’ Trompette    4’ Klarine       8’ Trompette
Chimes   Tremulant    4’ Schalmei

Casavant Frerés, installed 1964 (Tonal Director Lawrence Phelps) 
There are 3,216 pipes, there is no borrowing on this organ it is entirely straight. The organ is equipped with 6 couplers, no supers or subs, 5 general capture combination pistons (general) as well as a set of five finger pistons for each manual. All work like the day they were made.

Look for our Spring Recital featuring the Solstice Singers, The Waverley Strings, and vocalist Paivi Salokari, Sunday April 11th 2010 also beginning at 3:00 p.m.

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