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Richard Purvis (1913–1994)

Prelude Solennel (Veni Emmanuel) Back

The Prelude Solennel, from his An American Organ Mass, continues the anticipation of the birth of Christ by setting the familiar "O Come, O Come Emmanual." Richard Purvis, longtime organist/director at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, arranged Hymn 000 in a majestic and quiet meditation.