Randall Thompson celebration: 1st Fri/1st Pres

Feast of Praise The Lord Is My Shepherd Alleluia The Last Words of David

Includes the Randall Thompson pieces Feast of Praise, The Lord Is My Shepherd, Alleluia and The Last Words of David

First Presbyterian is at 362 State St, corner of Willett St, near Washington Park in Albany

Fridays in Lent: composers beginning with the letter T

Oh, may I join the choir invisible
Of those immortal dead who live again

DJ-head-shot-1There was a memorial concert for the founder of Albany Pro Musica, David Griggs-Janower on January 25, 2014 at the Cathedral of All Saints. He was a tremendous musical treasure in the area, and continues to be missed.

Several of the groups he initiated were among the performers. The first piece, by Orchestra Pro Musica, was a Tchaikovsky composition. Here’s an ensemble performing Elegy for strings.

The penultimate piece before the intermission Continue reading “Fridays in Lent: composers beginning with the letter T”