Goings-on and recordings of Chicago composer, John Osterhagen.
Here is a recording of my Magnificat Primi Toni as performed by Chicago (then) women’s quartet (now sextet) La Caccina. This was performed last year as part of their concert “Ladies’ Home Journal”.
Tantum Ergo recorded in October 2013 by the Choir and Orchestra of St. Francis de Sales Oratory, St. Louis, Missouri. Conducted by Nick Botkins.
Finale realization of “Nature is ever at work” composed in May 2013.
Finale realization of “My fire was in all its glory” written in February 2013.
Tantum Ergo. In an orchestration for Oboe, Clarinet, 2 Flügelhorns, 2 Horns in F, and Strings. (played by Finale)
I finally began writing again this week-end. I hadn’t really written anything since February and was starting to think I would never write anything again. I got the sketches and a good part of the organ accompaniment finished on a Tantum Ergo requested by the Oratory of St. Francis de Sales in St. Louis. I hope to have it done this month so I can take it with me when I do the recording in St. Louis in September of the Max Filke Mass for the BVM. Feels good to be writing again.
John Muir (1899) Scottish-American Naturalist
I have just completed the third and last musical settings on the writings of John Muir. Still a lot of editing and revisions to make, but the notes are there.