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St. Matthew Passion

My brief WRTI Newsletter description for the Good Friday broadcast: A 20-year-old steps on the stage to conduct a piece by an almost-forgotten organist, and the course of Western music is changed forever. In 1829 the St. Matthew Passion of Johann Sebastian Bach was...

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Some works are now available for ordering through PayPal; got it all figured out, I believe. Look for this button next to titles: Right now, only choral works can be ordered this way, but more will be added throughout the catalog as I get to...

Thrice blest

violin, viola, cello 5 minutes Thrice blest was commissioned by David Yang, Ensemble Epomeo, and the Newburyport Chamber Music Festival and is based on “100th Psalm Tune New,” generally considered to be composed by John Tufts (1689–1750). Besides being a minister in...

Vespers in American Recorder

From the March 2010 magazine of the American Recorder Society, and a couple of surprises for me, most obviously and stunningly: “post-modern.” Really? Yikes. And a reference to world music, interesting, never thought of that. But after the jump, no surprise at all,...

Elinor Remick Warren

On the first Saturday of the month Jack Moore and I host Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection on WRTI 90.1 FM in Philadelphia and on the all-classical webstream at wrti.org. We also broadcast encore presentations of the entire Discoveries series (now eight years...