Trinity Sunday Music


 

 
Hendrick van Balen, Holy Trinity, Sint-Jacobkerk, Antwerp, 1620s
 

Music for Trinity Sunday

 

Olivier Messiaen

Celebrate Trinity Sunday with Olivier Messiaen.  Click here to go to the complete Les Meditations sur le mystère de la Sainte Trinité performed by Olivier Messiaen himself on the Cavaillé-Coll organ of l'Église de la Trinité, Paris. 

Click for a second version performed by Thomas Daniel Schlee also on the Cavaillé-Coll organ of l'Église de la Trinité, Paris. 

Olivier Messiaen, who was titular of the Cavaillé-Coll organ of l'Eglise de la Trinité in Paris for 66 years, composed other organ music in praise of the Blessed Trinity as well. The Pièce en trio, No. 1, from the Livre d'orgue, was composed for Trinity Sunday Click to go to the performance by Charles Tompkins on the 1984 Casavant organ of the First Baptist Church, Greenville, South Carolina. 

Click to go to the last movement of Les Corps glorieux: Le Mystere de la Sainte Trinité performed by Jon Gillock on the Cavaillé-Coll organ of l'Église de la Trinité. 

Picture of John Stainer

Sir John Stainer

To hear John Stainer, Anthem for Trinity Sunday, I Saw the Lord (text), performed by the Choir of St. Paul's Cathedral, London, Barry Rose conducting and John Scott on the 1949 Wicks organ of the Basilica of St. Mary, Minneapolis, click here, then click on "Part I," then hold bar and slide to 4:45 (4 minutes and 45 seconds).