Padre Soler

Sonata No. 48     A. Soler (1729–1783) [ORGAN] "There's a Wideness To God's Mercy" Improvisation Antonio Soler was a Spanish composer whose works span the late Baroque and early Classical music eras. He is best known for his keyboard sonatas, an important contribution to the harpsichord, fortepiano and organ repertoire. Soler was born in Catalonia,…

Telemann

Sonata in G for Flute & Harpsichord    G. Telemann (1681-1767) Susan Addington, Flute "Oh God, In A Mysterious Way" Improvisation The German composer, Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), belonged to a family that had long been connected with the Lutheran Church. His father was a clergyman, his mother the daughter of a clergyman, and his…

Sanctuary

Sonata in Dm D. Scarlatti (1685-1757) “How Firm a Foundation” Improvisation One of the tropes of the 60’s was that a good drug trip depends on “set and setting” — one’s mindset and physical setting. If you think about it, that means goodness in one’s interior world, and goodness in one’s exterior world, which covers…

Meditation

Variations on "Scala ad Caelum" J. Page "In Christ There Is No East Or West" Improvisation Near as I can tell, if you ask three people who meditate about their practice, you’ll get four different answers! So here’s a fifth point of view… If ‘prayer’ is ’me talking to God’, am I doing all the…