Category:  Organ / Sacred Music

Movements: 1: The first Rose 'Mary'/The first thorn 'Witch-hunting'/'Salve Regina'/First interlude
2: The second Rose 'Innocence'/The second thorn 'Peasant rebellion' /'Recordare'/Second interlude
3: The third Rose 'Love'/The third thorn 'Penalties'/'Lacrimosa'/Third interlude
4: The fourth Rose 'Lust'/the fourth thorn 'Impalement'/'Agnus Dei'/Fourth interlude
5: The fifth Rose 'Transience'/The fifth thorn 'Konrad Breuning anno 1517'/'Requiem'

Duration: 35:00

Instrumentation: Countertenor (Alt) und Orgel

Solo instruments: Organ

Text/Lyrics by: Text arrangement: Michael Korth (medieval and Latin texts) Englishe version: Dean Wilmington

Introduction: 'Yonder half millenium... '

Dedication: ... dedicated to Derek Lee Ragin

World premiere:  11.12.2003, Konzerthaus Dortmund

Performers at world premiere: Derek Lee Ragin (New York): counter tenor,
Johannes Skudlik: organ

Press reviews for world premiere: Westfälische Rundschau (26.11.2002)
WAZ Dortmund (26.11.2002)
Ruhr Nachrichten (26.11.2002)