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Organ Recital: Benjamin Sheen

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Sunday, December 2, 2018
5:15 pm Saint Thomas Church

Benjamin Sheen, Associate Organist at Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue

The Saint Thomas Organ Recital Series is free and open to the public. Usually starting at approximately 5:15pm, it follows the 4pm service on most Sundays from September through May. The use of cameras and recording devices is strictly prohibited during the performance.

Tonight's recital is played by Benjamin Sheen, Associate Organist of Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue. He will present the following program:

Music for Advent

Overture to ‘St. Paul’, Op. 36
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
transcribed by W.T. Best (1826-1897)

Fantasia on ‘Veni Emmanuel’
Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988)

Choral no. 2 in B minor
César Franck (1822-1890)

Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, Op. 67, no. 29
Max Reger (1873-1916)

‘Le Monde dans l’attente du Sauveur’, from Symphonie-Passion, Op. 23
Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)

Contact email
organrecitals@saintthomaschurch.org

Listen


Overture to ‘St. Paul’, Op. 36, Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847), transcribed by W.T. Best (1826-1897) 1:39-9:35
Fantasia on ‘Veni Emmanuel’, Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988) 9:48-14:54
Choral no. 2 in B minor, César Franck (1822-1890) 16:11-31:25
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) 31:44-35:50
Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, Op. 67, no. 29, Max Reger (1873-1916) 36:00-38:5
‘Le Monde dans l’attente du Sauveur’, from Symphonie-Passion, Op. 23, Marcel Dupré (1886-1971) 38:33-47:15

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