Programme Notes – When Rooks Fly Homeward

Sunday, March 26th, 2017 -- St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Nanaimo The programme’s title comes from the opening piece ‘When Rooks Fly Homeward’. This is a beautifully crafted setting of words by the Irish poet Joseph Campbell (1879-1944) – the second poem in a collection titled ‘The Mountainy Singer’ (Dublin, 1909). Its composer, Arthur Baynon (1889-1954), … Continue reading Programme Notes – When Rooks Fly Homeward

Early German Masters

Dietrich Buxtehude (c.1637-1707) - Praeludium, Fuge & Ciacona in C major, Chorale Prelude “Vater unser im Himmelreich” Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706) - Toccata in e minor, Chorale Prelude “Vater unser im Himmelreich”, Ricercare in C major Johann Jakob Froberger (1616-1667) - Canzona in F major Johannes Speth (1664-c.1720) - Toccata in D minor Welcome to the … Continue reading Early German Masters

Music by Dietrich Buxtehude (c.1637-1707)

Praeludium in g BuxWV 148 ~ Chorale Variations “Nimm von uns, Herr, du treuer Gott” BuxWV 207 ~ Canzonetta in G BuxWV 171 ~ Fuga in C BuxWV 174 ~ Praeludium in g BuxWV 149 Dietrich Buxtehude is probably the most famous and influential of all the German composers who antedate Johann Sebastian Bach. Most … Continue reading Music by Dietrich Buxtehude (c.1637-1707)