Event Description: Join with the Central Florida Chapter of the American Guild of Organists and the Orlando Brass Quintet to celebrate the season of Easter in song. Among the hymns included on the program will be Jesus Christ Is Risen Today, O Sons and Daughters, Now the Green Blade Rises.
This is an arrangement of the Easter Hymn O Filii et Filiae for SATB choir, organ and brass quintet. It was originally written for the 25th anniversary of the episcopal ordination of Howard Hubbard as Bishop of the Diocese of Albany. The event was celebrated on the Second Sunday of
While looking around on-line today, I discovered that TampaKurt had posted videos from the Festival Singers of Florida concert in January. The video playlist includes 11 selections from The British Way! and may be seen here. It was a pleasure to work with Dr Kevin Fenton and the Festival Singers.
Event Description: The Lenten Penance service is on the calendar for this Thursday. As mentioned for the previous “Secret Concert”, I’ll be playing background music during the sacrament of reconciliation. There will be no applause and all of the music will remain subdued. Most of the time, I improvise on
Event Description: Trumpet Recital by William LuckettWm. Glenn Osborne, piano and organ Intrada – Joseph Turrin The Hollow Men – Vincent Persichetti (ORGAN) Four Lyrics: Mvt. III – Mist in the Valley – Eric Ewazen Horizons Sonata – Joshua Hobbs – *world premier INTERMISSION Legende – Georges Enesco Four Lyrics:
Americans are used to reading hymns with the text set between the treble and bass clef staffs with the syllables more or less lined up with the music. British hymns are usually set with the music at the top of the page and all the lyrics at the bottom in
With the surprise announcement of Pope Benedict XVI’s retirement this month, this Friday’s Choral Mass will take on a special significance. While I hope everyone was planning on attending to hear the fabulous music (including some new compositions), in this time of transition, I hope more people will attend to
Event Description: A St. Patrick’s Day Celebration with the Basilica Choir and the Emerald String Quartet Erin Go Bragh! Hear traditional Irish favorites along with new with a Celtic flavor composed by Robert Kerr. Wm. Glenn Osborne, organist Dr. William Picher, director Tickets $10 Event Date Sunday, 3/17/2013 Event Time
One of the difficulties in using a historical musical setting of the Latin Mass in the Novus Ordo is the lack of Memorial Acclamation and Amen. With only two syllables, it’s usually pretty easy to do some text replacement and derive an Amen from material in other movements. It may
For the upcoming CFAGO performance of The Crucifixion by John Stainer, there is a website offering midi files to download or listen to here. If you need a score, there are public domain versions available here. I am also in the process of setting the hymns “American style” for download