Preludes and Postludes for the year beginning 9-11-2001
Susan Ferré, organist
Paul Fritts, Opus 18
Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington
Presented here are some of the organ works which were played by Susan Ferré during services at Pacific Lutheran University, from the first day of classes on September 11, through the year for more than 130 services, to the triumphant sending forth of Pentecost Sunday and Commencement Worship on May 26th, 2002.
Equipped with one of the finest organs in the world, Lagerquist Hall provided the means for a wide range of musical expression during this unusual year.
Karg-Elert: Corale, op. 154, no. 8
Smyth: Prelude and Fugue on "O Traurigkeit, O Herzeleid"
Langlais: Chant Héroîque ("Heroic Song") from Neuf Pièces
Langlais: Poem of Peace, Good Friday, 1966
Messiaen: Les Bergers ("The Shepherds")
, from La Nativité
Tournemire: Epiphania Domini (L'Epiphanie), from L'Orgue Mystique, op. 55, no. 7
Bolcom: "Just As I Am," from Three Gospel Preludes, 1979
Langlais: Mors et resurrectio("Death and Resurrection"), op. 5, no. 1
Alain: Variations on "Lucis Creator" (Vesper Hymn), 1932
Fanny Mendelssohn: Prelude in F Major
Liszt: Ave Maria von Arcadelt
Duruflé: Chorale varié sur le thème du "Veni Creator", op. 4, 1930