Summer Sampler of Sacred Music
August 1, 8 & 15 at 2 pm
The Music Program of Knox Presbyterian Church announces the “Knox Music Series Summer 2021”. This special three-part series will premiere online at 2 pm on August 1st, 8th, and 15th on the Knox website, Facebook, and on our Youtube channel.
The music in the series was recorded last spring by the Knox Choir Soloists/Section Leaders, with guest instrumentalists and Knox Organist/Pianist Christina Haan.
Part I– four movements from George Frideric Handel’s Chandos Anthem – Let God Arise (Psalm 68), one of his first major works after arriving in early seventeenth-century England where he spent the rest of his career.
Part II – five African American Spirituals arranged for singers and gospel-style piano by Rollo Dilworth, Philadelphia composer, arranger and frequent guest conductor of the Cincinnati Youth Choir.
Part III – three works for soloists and ensemble from Johann Sebastian Bach’s masterworks – Mass in B Minor, Saint Matthew Passion, and Cantata No. 140, Wachet auf.
Part III – a Toccata by American composer/organist Alfred Fedak, played by Christina Haan on Knox’s 50-rank Holtkamp pipe organ.