Category: Music

Classical Sunday:  Charles Theodore Pachelbel (Magnificat)

Chronologically, Charles Theodore Pachelbel can be considered the first of America’s great classical (baroque) composers.  He was born in Stuttgart, Germany in 1690 and made his way to the colonies in the early part of 1734. Magnificat Sheet Music:  For Mixed Chorus, 2 Trumpets, 2 Trombones and Organ (Rondeau)   Arrangements and Transcriptions The video performance is

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Classical Sunday: John Antes, “How Beautiful Upon the Mountains”

John Antes (1740-1811) was born in Frederick, Pennsylvania, the second generation of a German Moravian family. He became somewhat of a Renaissance Man and had careers as a violin maker, watchmaker, inventor, missionary, theoretician, businessman and composer. He met and knew Haydn personally.  More at

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