Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments
This Archive Program was Broadcast the week of:
June 11, 1984 as Program #37 [Show 8437]
…performances by winners of a National Open Competition in Organ Playing, recorded during the 1982 Biennial Convention of the American Guild of Organists in Washington, DC.
J.S. BACH: Toccata, Adagio & Fugue in C, BWV 564
JOHANNES BRAHMS: Chorale & Fugue, O Traurigkeit, o Herzeleid
LOUIS VIERNE: Naiades Number 4, from Fantasy Pieces, Opus 55
JEHAN ALAIN: Postlude for the Office of Compline
MAX REGER: Chorale-Fantasy on Hallelujah, Gott zu loben, Opus 52, number 3
–Brett Wolgast, first prize organ
This broadcast, another in a series of programs that marked the full-time return of PIPEDREAMS to the national airwaves in 1983, features the 1970 Aeolian-Skinner organ at National Presbyterian, Washington D.C.
On-location recordings were engineered by Curt Wittig, assisted by Michael Barone and Cheryl Rettel.