Praise God [lp recording] Ursuline College Chatham, a.k.a. "The Pines," Chatham, Ontario Concert, June 25, 1964
Jacket notes summary:
“A concert of sacred music sung by the Ursuline Choir in their convent chapel in Chatham, Ontario. Mother Anne Genevieve, a student of Pius X School of Liturgical Music, Manhattanville, New York directs a choir of sixty young sisters . . .
This program of Sacred Polyphony, Choir and Organ was initially produced to celebrate the name day of Mother M. St. David, the Superior General of the Ursulines of the Chatham Union . . . “
Graham Murray, Wonderland Recording Studios, London, ON – WRLP – 1
(based on the catalogue number, this may have been the first recording of the Wonderland Recording Studios)
Program notes summary:
The triumphant processional hymn, Praise Ye the Father, by Gounod, was sung at the dedication of the Ursuline Motherhouse Chapel, at “The Pines”, Chatham in 1962.
Praise Ye the Father Gounod
Hymn of Joy – Let hymns of joy to grief succeed from Aurora coelum purpurat
How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place – Requiem Johannes Brahms
Pascha Nostrum Oreste Ravanello
Resurrexi – Gregorian theme based on the Introit for Easter – organ
Pie Jesu – from the Requiem Gabriel Fauré
Terra Tremuit – 3-part arrangement Caro Caturan
Create in Me – motet Johannes Brahms
Prelude in D - organ J. S. Bach
Psalm 95 [sic, Psalm 96], Chantez a Dieu Jan Sweelinck
Regina Coeli Melchiorre Maura-Cottone
Sanctus – from the Requiem Gabriel Fauré
Op. 2695 was a console-only job for St. Anne's Catholic Church in Penetanguishene, Ontario; the Ursuline College organ was given the opus number of 2695A.
Identified through information in Casavant documents, courtesy of Simon Couture and Denis Blaine. The tonal director was Lawrence Phelps.
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