Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments
…a revisit with William Van Pelt of the Orlan Historical So ciety, from which archives we draw a potpourri of performances on noteworthy older American instruments.
•April 21, 1986 as Show #8616
•July 20, 1992 as Show #9229
MAURICE GREENE: Voluntary –Earl MiUer (1887 Pfeffer/St. Mary RCC, Muscatine, IA)
COROSO: Beleze d’Olimpia –Randall McCarty (1845 Metz/St. Stanislaus Museum, St. Louis, MO)
FLOR PEETERS: Largo, from Opus 71 –Nancy Swan (1903 Kilgen/Trinity Lutheran, St. Louis, MO)
CHARLES DAWES: Melody in A –James Bratton (1892 Farrand & Votey/Epiphany Episcopal, Chicago, IL)
LOUIS VIERNE: Impromptu, Opus 54, number 2. GASTON LITAIZE: Priere. LOUIS VIERNE: Finale, from Symphony Number 3, Opus 28 –Brian Franck (1902 Lyon & Healy/Basilica of our Lady of Sorrows, Chicago, IL)
CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS: Priere, Opus 158 –Gail Falsetti, vcl. ALEXANDRE GUILMANT: Finale, from Organ Symphony Number 1 – Round Lake Festival Orchestra, Glenn SoeUner, conductor; Stephen Pinel (1847 Davis & Ferris/Round Lake Auditorium, Round Lake, NY);
Recordings, publications, and other materials featuring these and many other historic American pipe organs are available from: Organ Historical Society, P.O. Box 26811, Richmond, VA 23261 (804/353-9226).
This broadcast was first issued as Program #8616 in April 1986.