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ONLINE MUSIC STREAMS:

-The Canadian Music Centre’s page  for Jacobus Kloppers allows you to listen to many of his Compositions, by registering for a free account.  (Login to your account, then Click the Composition name, and then click the right-hand ‘CentreStreams’ link for that piece).

The American Public Radio’s ‘Pipe Dreams’ Program has featured many of Jacobus Kloppers’ compositions in their broadcasts:

JACOBUS KLOPPERS: Dance Suite for Organ Duet –Duo Majoya, Joachim Segger & Marnie Giesbrecht (2002 Letourneau/Winspear Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) Duo Majoia 2010-1.  [Begins at minute 44:34 of the broadcast.]   

JACOBUS KLOPPERS: Celebration, from Carolingian Temperaments –William Street, saxophone; Marnie Giesbrecht (1978 Brunzema-Casavant/Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) Eclectra CD-2076.  [Begins at minute 18:17 of the broadcast.]   

JACOBUS KLOPPERS: Two Jigs, from Celtic Impressions –Gayle Martin (2002 Casavant Frères/Mount Allison University Chapel, Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada) GHM 003.  [Begins at minute 58:05 of the broadcast.]   

JACOBUS KLOPPERS: Dance Suite for Organ Duet –Sylvie Poirier, Philip Crozier (1915; 1999 Casavant Frères/Église Tres-Saint-Nom-de-Jesus, Montréal, Québec, Canada) Amberola CD-7108.  [Begins at minute 15:21 of Part 3 of the broadcast.]   

JACOBUS KLOPPERS:  Dialectic Fantasy Andrew Dewar.  From the Canadian International Organ Competition, Montreal, 2014.  [Begins at minute 73:41 of Hour 2 of the broadcast.]   

JACOBUS KLOPPERS: Concerto for Organ, Strings and Timpani [1991] –Edmonton Ensemble, Michael Massey, conductor; Marnie Giesbrecht (1991 Letourneau/West End Christian Reformed Church, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) Arktos CD-94002.  [Begins at minute 88:52 of the broadcast.]   

JACOBUS KLOPPERS: 2 Chorale-preludes: Heil’ge Jesus; Victimae Paschali Laudes –Eddie Davey (1995 Rieger/ZK Mathews Hall [Old Mutual] at UNISA, Pretoria, South Africa) VKJK CD-9707.  [Begins at minute 00:01 of Pt 2 of the broadcast.]

 

CDS THAT INCLUDE JACOBUS KLOPPERS’ COMPOSITIONS (available for purchase at the links given by clicking on the album cover).  Where CDs are no longer available for purchase, links for listening to his compositions are given below:

In the Pipes

In the Pipes. 2007.

In the Pipes. 2007. Arktos 200795/96.  Music for Pipe Organ by Alberta Composers.  James Picken, Organist  – Featuring Jacobus Kloppers’ Compositions:  “Partita on Good King Wenceslas”, “Partita on In Dulci Jubilo”, and “Dialectic Fantasy”. [Click album cover for purchase link].

 

Celtic Impressions

Celtic Impressions.  2005.

Celtic Impressions.  2005.  Gayle H. Martin GHM-003.  Gayle Martin, Organist, at the Mount Allison University Chapel, New Brunswick – Featuring Jacobus Kloppers’ “Celtic Impressions”.  [Click album cover for purchase link].

 

Acclamations

Acclamations.  2003.

Acclamations.  2003.  Independent.  Stillman Matheson, Organist  – Featuring Jacobus Kloppers’ “Triptych for Organ on Hymn Tunes of Ralph Vaughan-Williams”.  [Click album cover for purchase link].

 

Dancing Ice

Dancing Ice (1993).

Dancing Ice (1993), Arktos.  Solo and Duo Canadian Organ Music, performed by Marnie Giesbrecht and Joachim Segger at the Letourneau Organ at West End Christian Reformed Church, Edmonton, AB.  Organ Concerto is conducted by Michael Massey with Edmonton Symphony Musicians.  Featuring Jacobus Kloppers’ compositions: “From the Musical Memoirs of a Canadian Organist”, and “Concerto for Organ, Strings and Timpani”.  For purchase information contact Duo Majoya.

 

Duo Majoya

Duo Majoya – Organ Duets on the Davis Concert Organ.  2010.

Duo Majoya – Organ Duets on the Davis Concert Organ.  2010.  Arktos, DM2010-1.  Duo Majoya – Marnie Giesbrecht and Joachim Segger, Organ.  On the Letourneau organ at the Winspear Centre, Edmonton.  -Featuring Jacobus Kloppers’ “Dance Suite for Organ Duet”.  For purchase information contact Duo Majoya.

 

Now and Then

Now and Then.  2002.

Now and Then.  2002.  Arktos 200255.  Marnie Giesbrecht Organist, recorded at the Casavant Organ at Convocation Hall at the University of Alberta, Edmonton.  Featuring Jacobus Kloppers’ compositions: “Introduction and Toccata – All Creatures of our God and King (Lasst uns erfreuen), and “Lo, How a Rose is Growing (Es ist ein’ Ros)”.  For purchase information contact Duo Majoya.

 

Westwind

Westwind – Canadian Music for Saxophone. 2007.

Westwind – Canadian Music for Saxophone. 2007.  Eclectra ECCD-2076.  William H Street, Saxophone and Marnie Giesbrecht, Organ, etc. Featuring Jacobus Kloppers’ composition: “Carolingian Temperaments for Alto Saxophone and Organ”

 

Vistas

Vistas – Prairie Sounds from Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.  1993.

Vistas – Prairie Sounds from Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.  1993.  Canadian Music Centre.  – Featuring Jacobus Kloppers’ “2nd Movement from Concerto for Organ, Strings and Timpani”, Marnie Giesbrecht, organ, and String-Timpani Ensemble Conducted by Michael Massey.

 

Song Forever New

Song Forever New.  2009.

Song Forever New.  2009.  Tammy-Jo Mortensen, Organist, with the Choir, Handbells and Organ of Robertson-Wesley United Church, Edmonton.  – Featuring Jacobus Kloppers’ Composition:  “Pastorale on the 23rd Psalm”.

 

Südafrikanische Orgelmusik

Südafrikanische Orgelmusik. (1997).

Südafrikanische Orgelmusik. (1997).  Querstand VKJK 9797.  South African Organ Music performed by Eddie Davey, on Concert Organ at UNISA, Pretoria.  (University of South Africa).  Featuring Jacobus Kloppers’ compositions: “Dialectic Fantasy”, “Veni Emanuel”, “Divinum Mysterium”, “Victimae Paschali Laudes”,  “Heil’ge Jesus wat my lewe will heilig”, and “Chorale Partita – In Dulci Jubilo”.

 

Music of the Genevan Psalter

Music of the Genevan Psalter. 1999.

Music of the Genevan Psalter. 1999.  Calvin College. – Featuring Jacobus Kloppers’ Composition “Psalm 25” with Jacobus Kloppers on the Letourneau organ at West End Christian Reformed Church, Edmonton.   Listen to Psalm 25. 4.2MB mp3

 

Duos pour Orgue

Duos pour Orgue.  1998.

Duos pour Orgue.  1998.  Amberola ambc cd 7106.  Sylvie Poirier and Philip Crozier, organ, on th.e Orgue Casavant de l’eglise du Tres-Saint-Nom-de-Jesus, Montreal.  – Featuring Jacobus Kloppers’ “Dance Suite for Organ Duet”.

 

Acama Fick in Konsert

Acama Fick in Konsert met Afrikaanse Koormusiek.  1997.

Acama Fick in Konsert met Afrikaanse Koormusiek.  1997. Universiteitskoor Stellenboshch en Konservatorium-Dameskoor.  Janus Musiek 57. Featuring Jacobus Kloppers’ compositions:  “Evening Prayer (Aandgebed)”, and “A Mighty Fortress is our God (‘n Vaste burg is onse God)”.   Listen to “Evening Prayer (Aandgebed), 3.4MB mp3  Listen to “A Mighty Fortress is our God” (‘n Vaste burg is onse God), 5.5MB mp3

 

The Voice of My Prayer

The Voice of My Prayer (2011).

The Voice of My Prayer (2011).  The King’s University Chamber Choir and Community Chorus, King’s Music Faculty and Guests with Melanie Turgeon – Conductor.  Featuring Jacobus Kloppers’ compositions: “Give Thanks to God the Father – Chorale Concertato”, “The Lord’s Prayer (from Gloria Deo Mass”, and “Londonderry Air”.  [Listen to mp3 files of Jacobus Kloppers’ compositions on this CD by clicking on the 3 links below:]  Listen to “Give Thanks to God the Father – Chorale Concertato” 12MB mp3.   Listen to “The Lord’s Prayer (from Gloria Deo Mass)” 4.8MB mp3    Listen to “Londonderry Air” 10.6MB mp3

 

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Of Stars and Solitude.  2010.

Of Stars and Solitude.  2010.  Music and Sound Program at the Banff Centre, Banff Alberta.  Spiritus Chamber Choir, and Tanya Wan Lin, Piano – featuring Jacobus Kloppers’ “Londonderry Air”.  [Click album cover for purchase link].

 

SAKOV Orrelkoraalverwerkings Vol 1 and 2

SAKOV Orrelkoraalverwerkings Vol 1 and 2.

SAKOV Orrelkoraalverwerkings Vol 1 and 2.  Vol 1 Features Jacobus Kloppers’ compositions:  “Hark the Herald Angels Sing (Hoor die blye eng’lelied)” – 2 Variations, “Joy to the World (Lofsing die Heer)”, “Psalm 100 organ concertato (P.K. de Villiers melody)”, “Grafenberg (Bring lof en dank)”, and “Silent Night (Stille Nag)”.

Vol.1:

Listen to “Hark the Herald Angels Sing (Hoor die blye eng’lelied)” Var 1, 2.8MB mp3.

Listen to “Hark the Herald Angels Sing (Hoor die blye eng’lelied)” Var 2, 4.5MB mp3

Listen to “Joy to the World (Lofsing die Heer)”, 1.9MB mp3

Listen to “Psalm 100 organ concertato (P.K. de Villiers melody)”, 9.8 MB mp3

Vol 2:

Listen to “Gräfenberg (Bring lof en dank)” 8.5MB mp3

Listen to “Silent Night (Stille Nag)” 5.5MB mp3

Koraalverwerkings Vol 3 [Download mp3 file of Jacobus Kloppers’ composition on this CD by clicking on the link below:]

SAKOV Koraalverwerkings Vol 3

SAKOV Koraalverwerkings Vol 3 [Listen to mp3 file of Jacobus Kloppers’ composition on this CD by clicking on the link below:]

  Listen to Psalm 84 Toccata 6.7MB mp3

The Beginnings (2018).  DUX 1484, Warsaw, Poland.  Features Jacobus Kloppers’ Composition “Reflections: Prologue, Variations and Epilogue on an Afrikaans Folksong for Piano”, performed by Adam Zukiewicz.

Listen to Reflections: Prologue, Variations and Epilogue on an Afrikaans Folksong for Piano 43MB mp3.

VIDEOS OF LIVE PERFORMANCES OF JACOBUS KLOPPERS’ COMPOSITIONS:

Celtic Impressions (movements 1 and 2), performed by Marnie Giesbrecht, January 22, 2017 at Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton.

Dance Suite for Organ Duet (movement 2 and 3), performed by Duo Majoya (Marnie Giesbrecht and Joachim Segger, Davis Concert Organ (Letourneau Ltd) Winspear Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, 2010.

Dialectic Fantasy, performed by Andrew Dewar at the Canadian International Organ Competition in Basilique Notre-Dame de Montréal (CIOC, 2014)- Épreuve finale.  Starts at minute 18:35.

Dialektiese Fantasie, performed by Luzanne Eigelaar at Odeion School of Music (University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa), 2014. 

Memoirs of a Canadian Organist, performed by Duo Majoya (Marnie Giesbrecht and Joachim Segger) on the Casavant Organ in Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton, January 22, 2017.  Narrator:  Charles Stolte.  See also the Discussion about the origin of Memoirs of a Canadian Organist by Duo Majoya.

 Ons Vader en Ons Troue God by the OSM Camerata orchestra, conducted by Xavier Cloete, June 15, 2017.

Passage du Temps (for Alto Saxophone and Organ), premiere performance by William Street (alto saxophone) and Marnie Giesbrecht (organ), at Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton, January 22, 2017.     You can also watch a discussion of the Story Behind the Premiere of Passage du Temps by Marnie Giesbrecht here.

Pastorale on ‘Silent Night’, performed by Christiaan Carstens, Dutch Reformed Church, Humansdorp, South Africa, 2015.

Te Deum (for SATB, Timpani and Organ), performed by The King’s University Choirs, Da Camera Singers, Joachim Segger – Organ, and Timpani – Brian Jones, and Melanie Turgeon (Conductor).  Winspear Centre, Edmonton, 2013. 

The Last Rose of Summer for Organ and Piano, performed by Duo Majoya, at the Winspear Centre, Edmonton on the Davis Concert Organ.

The Old Hundredth, Little Partita for Organ, performed by Fabio Tufani at Odeion School of Music (University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa), January 2016

Three Settings on Adeste Fidelis, performed by Christiaan Carstens, Dutch Reformed Church, Humansdorp, South Africa, 2015.

 

ARCHIVAL SOUND RECORDINGS OF JACOBUS KLOPPERS’ COMPOSITIONS (Alphabetical):

Concerto for Alto-Saxophone (Concerto in Quattro Umori).  Performed by Charles Stolte (Alto-saxophone), Edmonton Chamber Players, Maestro Jacek Rogala; at Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Feb 2009. Movt 1 (Passione e ragione), Movt 2 (Nostalgia), Movt 3 (Festa di danze).

Triptych: Carolingian Temperaments for Alto-Saxophone, Charles Stolte Saxophone, Marnie Giesbrecht Organ. On Letourneau Organ at West End Christian Reformed Church, Edmonton, 1994.  New recording to be available soon.

Reflections: Prologue, Variations and Epilogue on an Afrikaans Folksong for Piano.  1998.  Joachim Segger, Piano, on the Gould Concert Grand Piano at The King’s University, 1999. (35.7MB zip file).  Listen to Reflections – Prologue, Variations and Epilogue on an Afrikaans Folksong for Piano. 35.7MB zip file

Reflections - Track information

Jack and the Beanstalk for Organ and Narrator.  2001.  Tammy-Jo Mortensen, Organ, and Timothy Anderson, Narrator.  On the Letourneau Organ at West End Christian Reformed Church, Edmonton, Alberta.  [Listen to .zip file of entire performance by clicking link below].  Listen to Jack and the Beanstalk for Organ and Narrator. 77.2MB zip file