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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

Austin Cities Unlimited

A tribute to the oldest continuously functional organ-building firm in the United States, Austin Organs, Inc., of Hartford, CT.

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Music played in the program

GUY WEITZ: Fanfare & Gothic March –James Drake (1990 Austin/National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, Doylestown, PA) Arkay AR6109

EDWIN H. LEMARE: Scherzo Fugue, Opus 102. RICHARD WAGNER (transcribed by Edwin H. Lemare): Evening Star, from Tannhauser –Frederick Hohman (1912 Austin/Merrill Auditorium, Portland, ME) Pro Organo CD 7018

ROBERT ELMORE: Holiday for Organ –Robert Plimpton (1915 Austin/Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA) Spreckels Organ Society CD-4

LOUIS VIERNE: Kyrie, from Solemn Mass, Opus 16; Romance, from Organ Symphony Number 4, Opus 32 –John Rose (1962 Austin/Cathedral of St. Joseph, Hartford, CT) Towerhill TH-900101

MARCEL DUPRÉ: Jesus is stripped of his clothes, from Stations of the Cross, Opus 29; Fugue in g, Opus 7, number 3 –Clarence Watters (1971 Austin/Trinity College Chapel, Hartford, CT) AFKA SK-508

LEO SOWERBY: Carillon –William Evans (1991 Austin/Westminster Presbyterian, Upper St. Clair, PA) Audible Images CD-2734

NAJI HAKIM: Symphony in Three Movements –Naji Hakim (1988 Austin/Our Lady of Grace RCC, Edina, MN) recorded in concert October 13, 1989

HENRI MULET: Meditation Religieuse; Carillon-Sortie –Thomas Murray (1990 Austin/National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, Doylestown, PA) Arkay AR6109

More information about Austin Organs, Inc.

 

This program was originally issued as #9347 in November 1993.

 

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