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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

AGO 1982 VI

…a recital by Robert Noehren on the Gress-Miles organ at St. John’s Church, Lafayette Square, plus a cameo appearance by Judith Hancock at the National Cathedral, also in Washington, DC, both recorded during the 1982 National Biennial Convention of the American Guild of Organists.

Program Broadcast date:

•May 14, 1984 as Program #33 [Show 8433]

•September 21, 1987 as Show #8738

Audio 8433 Part 1 46:13
Audio 8433 Part 2 40:41

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Music played in the program

Part 1

GERALD NEAR: A Triptych of Fugues

EDWARD DIEMENTE: Cantos, premiere
1. Spiritual - Homage to Duke Ellington
2. Comme de la grele - Homage to Joan Miro
3. Lullaby - Homage to Hugo Wolf
4. Dragon Music - For Norman, who likes dragons

OTTORINO RESPIGHI: Prelude on a Chorale of Bach

CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS: Improvisation in a, Opus 150, number 7

Robert Noehren (1969 Gress-Miles/St. John Lafayette Square, Washington, DC) recorded June 30, 1982

Part 2

JOHANNES BRAHMS: Chorale-prelude, O wie selig seid ihr doch, Opus 122, number 6

ROBERT NOEHREN: Etude, For Solo Pedal and Full Organ

Robert Noehren (1969 Gress-Miles/St. John Lafayette Square, Washington, DC) recorded June 30, 1982

HEALEY WILLAN: Introduction, Passagaclia and Fugue [1919]

Judith Hancock (1938 Ernest M. Skinner & Son; 1975 Aeolian-Skinner/National Cathedral, Washington, DC) recorded July 2, 1982

 

This broadcast is another in a series of new programs that marked the full-time return of PIPEDREAMS to the national airwaves in 1983.

 

On-location recordings were engineered by Curt Wittig.

 

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