Christmas Carols for Organ and Trumpet
Dr. Jennifer Pascual, Music Director at Saint Patrick's Cathedral in New York City, plays some of the most beloved music for the Chritmas Season along with trumpets played by Angela Gosse and James Lake.
The CD includes hymns, such as "O Come All Ye Faithful," "Angels We Have Heard on High" and "Hark! The Hearlad Angels Sing," as well as excepts from Tchaikovsky's
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71
transcribed for organ.
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The Glory of the Organ
Daniel Brondel is the Associate Director of Music at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral. On this CD he plays popular organ works that show off the full dynamic range of the Cathedral's Kilgen Pipe Organ, including "Grand Chœr Dialogué" by Gigout and "Toccata" from
Symphony No. 5
by Charles-Marie Widor.
The first track on the CD showcases the “new” Triforium Trumpet installed during the Peragallo cleaning and rebuilding of the pipe organ in 1997. A.R. Schopp’s Sons built this high pressure trumpet stop for the Peragallo firm.
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Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee
The Saint Patrick's Cathedral Choir has produced a CD - its first in several years. The CD is a mix of favorite hymns and Mass VIII (also known as the Missa de Angelis) and several anthems based on Latin Chants.
The choir is directed by Jennifer Pascual and accompanied by Daniel Brondel on the cathedral's Kilgen Pipe Organ. The CD is packaged in a digipack and has short essays on the history of the organ in the cathedral, bios of the musicians and a write up on the choir.
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Organ Music & Gregorian Chant
Dr. Jennifer Pascual, Music Director at Saint Patrick's Cathedral in New York City, plays some of the greatest music created for the organ that is based on Gregorian Chant.
Dr. Pascual has prodigious keyboard skills and gives definitive performances of these works. She also conducts the men of the choir in the Gregorian Chant that is heard on this CD. The works by Dupré, Duruflé and Guilmant are presented here as they would have been heard in the Roman Catholic liturgy before Vatican II.
The CD comes with a 32 page booklet that contains detailed program notes, an interview with Dr. Pascual, a well researched history of the organs at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, a full stoplist and numerous photographs.
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