Saturday, August 3, 2013

July 28, 2013 Bethany Presbyterian, Staunton VA

Allen MOS 2 organ.  
Church attendance:  Congregation 30,  choir 5.

Prelude: Prelude & Fugue in G Major BWV 557… J. S.Bach (1685-1750)

Prayer Meditation:  Melody from 50 Short Pieces………Flor Peeters  (1903-1986)

Offertory:  The Penitent’s Prayer……..Leslie F. Watson (1859-1933)

Postlude:  Postlude in F Major………..Caleb Simper (1856-1942)

Caleb Simper was an organist/choirmaster in the west of England.  He also worked in a music shop owned by the Stainer family.  By the 1920's he had sold over 5 million copies of his music (mostly anthem, Anglican services, and organ works) worldwide.

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