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Wednesday, 3 June 2009

Flame of Living Love

Looking forward to this, very much -- not only is Br Jonathan WONDERFUL, but his programming is fascinating (was very drawn to the Shearing pieces at the last recital of his I attended, not at all the kind of thing I'd ever listened to before,) and his program notes top drawer, (thanks to him I inched closer to "getting" Messaien) (sp?)

Organ Recital by Br. Jonathan Ryan, S.J.C.

Jun. 7, 2:00 pm
Br. Jonathan Ryan, SJC will play a 60-minute organ recital of music centering around the praise of God and the octave day of Pentecost entitled O Flame of Living Love. The program is:

Fanfare to the Tongues of Fire
Larry King (1932-1990)

Prelude, Adagio, and Chorale-Variations on Veni Creator, Op. 4
Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)

Trio on Glory be to God on High, BWV 676
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750

I Love Thee, Lord
George Shearing (b. 1919)

Chorale-Fantasy on Hallelujah! Praise God, Op. 52, No. 3
Max Reger (1873-1916)

Solemn Vespers for Trinity Sunday and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament will follow the recital. A free-will offering will benefit the parish music program.

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