National City Christian Church
Good Friday
April 10, 2020
Wm. Glenn Osborne, Organist


Music at Midday is proud to be presenting twice-weekly virtual concerts, today featuring organist Wm. Glenn Osborne. On Good Friday, as we remember the life-giving death of Jesus Christ, we hope that this music will help you enter into the wonder of God’s love for us.

Instructions: Make sure that the volume on your computer is turned on, then click below on the title of each piece to listen.




Aus tiefer Not, BWV 686 –  Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
An Wasserflüssen Babylon, BWV 653 – Johann Sebastian Bach
Herzliebster Jesu  – Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Psalm Prelude Set 2, no. 1 Out of the Depths – Herbert Howells (1892-1983)


William Glenn Osborne is Director of Music for the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore, Maryland. He studied organ, improvisation, and composition in France, living in Aix-en-Provence and Lyon. Before studying abroad, he earned degrees from Westminster Choir College and the University of Notre Dame. He is an active composer and arranged pieces for papal liturgies in New York City for the visits of Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis. The choir of the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary Queen of the Universe has recorded two of his compositions: “Salve Regina” and “God We Would Hear the Angels Sing.” He recently had three hymn tunes published by World Library Publications in a collection of texts by Alan Hommerding. Other compositions are available through Audubon Park Music.


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