Sacred Classics, Epiphany Program, January 9–10, 2021

  • We Three Kings Of Orient Are — Robert Shaw Chorale
  • The Three Kings — arranged by Peter Cornelius, sung at the Washington National Cathedral
  • I Saw Three Ships — King's College, UK, Choir
  • St. John's Cathedral, Denver, Colorado:
              Arise, shine, for your light has come — Pearson, Donald
              Epiphany Alleluias — Weaver, John
  • Choral works by Healey Willan, at Independent Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, AL:
              The Three Kings
              What is this lovely fragrance?
  • How Brightly Shines the Morning Star (BWV 739) — Bach, J.S. (Edgar Krapp, organist, at Passau Cathedral, Germany)
  • We have seen his star — Caldwell, Mary (Crystal Cathedral Choir, CA)
  • From Starry Skies Descending — Robt. Grogan, carilloneur, at National Shrine, Washington, DC)
  • Lo! Star-Led Chiefs — Crotch, Wm. (Choir of St. Paul's Cathedral, London)
  • See, Amid the Winter's Snow — Goss, John (Riverside Church Choir, New York City)
  • Videntes stellam ("Seeing the star, the Magi were joyful") — Poulenc, Francis (Robert Shaw Festival Singers)
  • Epiphany organ improvisations by Gerre Hancock at St. Thomas Church, NY:
              I Saw Three Ships
              What Star is this?
  • Sie werden aus Saba alle kommen ("From Sheba will they all arrive, gold and frankincense bring") — Cantata 65 of J. S. Bach
  • Epiphany at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA:
              Organ Improvisation — Putnam, Christopher
              Christe, qui lux es et dies — White, Robert
              There Shall a Star from Jacob — from "Christus", by Felix Mendelssohn
  • Hostis Herodes impie ("How vain the cruel Herod's fear, the Star proclaims the King is here") — Dufay, Guillaime (Amadis Ensemble)
  • Improvisation on "Hostis Herodes impie"  by Dorothy Papadakos at the organ of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
  • How Brightly Shines the Morning Star, opus 40 — by Max Reger, performed by Edgar Krapp at the organ of Passau Cathedral, Germany