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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

This Archive Program was Broadcast the week of:
June 11, 1984 as Program #37 [Show 8437]

AGO 1982 X

…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.

Audio 8437 Part 1 53:16
Audio 8437 Part 2 34:26

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Music played in the program

Part 1

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

Part 2

JULIUS REUBKE: Sonata on the 94 th Psalm –Jonathan Biggers, second 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.