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Ascension Day Service


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An English version of the complete Lutheran service for Ascension Day as it might have been given with Bach's music in St Thomas 's Church, Leipzig, in about 1744.
Minister THE RT REV HANNS LILJE Lutheran Bishop of Hanover
ILSE WOLF (soprano)
BRIAN RAYNER COOK (bass-baritone)
CHARLES SPINKS (chamber organ)
Recorded in St John 's, Smith Square. London, in May 1971 Order of Service:
Prelude in c major (BWV 545a) Chorale: Heut' triumphieret Gottes Sohn
Chorale Prelude on Heut' triumphieret Gottes Sohn (Bwv 630)
Mass in G major (BWV 236): Kyrie: Gloria
Salutation; Collect; Epistle (Acts 1, vv 1-11)
Chorale: Nun freut euch, lieben Christen g'mein
Gospel (Mark 16, vv 14-20) Gloria tibi
Cantata No 11: Lobet Gott in seinen Reichen (part 1) Apostles' Creed
Chorale: Herr Jesu Christ , dich zu uns wend'
Sermon; Lord's Prayer Cantata No 11 (part 2) Prayers; Preface
Sanctus (Mass in B minor)
Prayer of Consecration; Chorale Prelude on Nun komm' der Heiden Heiland (BWV 659)
Chorale: Allein Gott In der Hoh' sei Ehr'
Post Communion Collects; Benedicamus; Blessing
Chorale: Du Lebensfurst, Herr Jesu Christ
Prelude and Fugue In c major (awv 547)
Devised and produced by MICHAEL HALL


Unknown: St Thomas
Unknown: Rev William Leah
Unknown: Rev Hanns Lilje
Soprano: Ilse Wolf
Contralto: Alfreda Hodgson
Tenor: Ian Partridge
Bass-Baritone: Brian Rayner Cook
Unknown: Christopher Bowers-Broadbent
Cello: Bernard Richards
Unknown: Charles Spinks
Conducted By: Andrew Davis
Unknown: St John
Unknown: Gottes Sohn
Unknown: Lobet Gott
Unknown: Herr Jesu Christ
Unknown: Heiden Heiland
Unknown: Herr Jesu Christ
Produced By: Michael Hall

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Ascension Day Service

BBC Radio 3, 31 May 1973 10.30

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