"Psalm 139: Domine, probasti", Monte Mason

Gregorian Singers, Monte Mason, director 
John Seboldt, synthesizer 
James Frazier, organ 

Recorded at the Cathedral of Saint Paul, St. Paul, MN 
(1963 Aeolian-Skinner organ, 41 ranks; 1926 E.M. Skinner, approx. 30 ranks) 

Released on Pipedreams Premieres,
a CD of new works featured on 
Pipedreams (Minnesota Public Radio)

Pipedreams broadcast listing here  (Program 0333, August 18, 2003; repeat of program 9329, July 1993)
listen to full program here (RealAudio)

Pipedreams broadcasts

Program #9210 (1992), rebroadcast as Program #9740 (uplinked 10/6/1997) - A Sense of History - 3 selections on the 1891 Schuelke organ, St. Boniface Church, New Vienna, IA, performed at a program celebrating the instrument's centennial year!
  • program listing here
  • BACH (attr): Chorale-prelude,"Erbarm' dich mein", S. 721
  • WIDOR: Pastorale, fr Organ Symphony No. 2
  • RHEINBERGER: Fantasy & Finale, fr Sonata No. 10 in b, Op. 146
  • Event program in pdf format
circa 1990 (broadcast date unavailable) -
Charles Tournemire - Paraphrase-Carillon from "Assumption Suite" (L'orgue mystique) performed at the Cathedral of Saint Paul (Minnesota), recorded May 1989
Commissioned hymn, "From Springs of Living Water," in honor of the 75th anniversary of Annunciation, Minneapolis

Published in the collection The Glimmer of Glory in Song, GIA Publications, Chicago

Audio of first use - festival liturgy

Text: Delores Dufner, OSB, copyright © 1997 by the Sisters of Saint Benedict, 104 Chapel Lane, St. Joseph, MN 56374-0220 

Tune: John Seboldt, copyright © 1997 First use at festive liturgy Saturday, Oct. 4, 1997, with assembly, Dakota Valley Chamber Orchestra (Stephen J. Ramsey, music director), and John Seboldt, organ.