Μελωδία Χριστουγέννων (Christmas Melody)

Christos Paraskevopoulos presents within less than one year, his second CD album. A Christmas classics collection to modern compositions from the Baroque to the Modern era. There is a special instrument ensemble at this CD with organ, piano frame, flute and voice thus make it more interesting and joyful, as it has to be due to Christmas time. Buy

1. Louis Claude D΄ Aquin (1694-1772): Noel X, Grand Jeu et Duo
2. German Traditional (14th centure): Quem pastores laudavere
3. Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707): Choral Prelude: Puer natus in Bethlehem BuxWV 217
4. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Choral Prelude In Dulci Jubilo BWV 729
5. Franz Gruber (1787-1863) - Salzburg Melody: Silent Night - Still, Still, Still (arr. Sally Deford)
6. Traditional: What child is this (arr for flute, piano and organ: Sally Deford)
7. Traditional: The first Noel (arr: Sally Deford)
8. Pietro Yon (1886 - 1943) - Frederick H. Martens: Gesu Bambino (arr for baritone and organ)
9. Lewis H. Redner(1830-1908) - Phillips Brooks (1835-1893): O little town of Bethlehem
10. William Kirckpatrick (1838-1921): Away in a manger (arr. for piano and organ)
11. Stephen Adams (1844-1913) - Frederic Edward Weatherly (1848-1929): The Holy City (Ballade for soprano and organ)
12. French traditional: Angels we have heard on High (arr for flute, piano for four hands and organ: Sally Deford)
13. Henri Mulet (1878-1967): Carillon Sortie

Θεός Το Φρούριον Ημών (God is our refuge)

You can find out the richness of sacred music and the impressive sound of the organ in works by great classical and modern composers, through the interpretation of the organist, Christos Paraskevopoulos. Starting from the nostalgic melodies of Luther, Bach and other great composers’ hymns, you will travel with the sound of the organ in the entire history of religious music, as it has developed and became part of the Greek Evangelical churches΄ services and life. Buy

1. Dietrich Buxtehude: Choral Prelude, Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, BuxWV 184
2. Martin Luther: A Mighty Fortress – Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott – A mighty Fortress is our God
3. Josef Haydn: The Spacious Firmament
4. Johann Sebastian Bach: Choral Prelude, Wer nur den lieben läßt walten, , BWV 642
5. Johann Sebastian Bach: Wer nur den lieben läßt walten
6. Geistlicher Kirchengesang ,1623: All creatures of our God and King)
7. Sigfrid Karg Elert: Nun danket alle Gott – Marche Triomphale – Choral Improvisation, op 65, Nr 59
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8. Johann Crüger – Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Nun danket alle Gott
9. William Doane: To God be the Glory
10. Arthur Sullivan: Onward Christian soldiers
11. Jack HayfordMajesty (arr: Eugene Thomas)
12. Prince Nolene: Holy, Holy, Holy
13. Fraysse Claude: I will praise Him
14. Kostas Nikolaou: My heart is ready, my God.
15. Andraè Crouch: My Tribute
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16. Traditional: Amazing Grace
17. George Bennard: The old rugged Cross
18. Thomas Williams: O, the deep, deep love of Jesus
19. Lyra Davidica, London, 1708: Christ the Lord is Risen Today
20. George Friedrich Händel: Hallelujah Chorus.