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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

To Mars And Beyond

Collecting belligerent and beatific samples from a sonorous universe of contrasted musics old and new.

Program Broadcast dates:

  • October 21, 1996

Music played in the program

JAN PIETERSZOON SWEELINCK: Variations on Est-ce Mars?E. Power Biggs (1958 Flentrop/Adolphus Busch Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA) Col MS-6337

J.S. BACH: 2 Chorale-preludes: Nun danket alle Gott, S. 657; Herr Gott, nun schleuss den Himmel auf, S. 617; Allegro, from Trio Sonata Number 4 in e, S. 528 –Kim Heindel (1727 König/Steinfeld Basilica, Germany) Gasparo CD-321

GUSTAV HOLST: Mars, the Bringer of War, from The PlanetsPeter Sykes & Victoria Wagner (1930 E.M. Skinner/Girard College Chapel, Philadelphia, PA) Raven OAR-380

CAURROY: Fantasie on Un jeune fillette. BERT MATTER: Fantasie on Von Gott will ich nicht lassenBert Matter: (1639 Bader; 1813 Timpe/Sint Walburgiskerk, Zutphen, The Netherlands) Musica Walburga CD-91001

J.S. BACH: 2 Chorale-preludes: Von Gott will ich nicht lassen, S. 658; Komm, Heiliger Geist, S. 651 –Christopher Herrick (1982 Metzler/Jesuit Church, Lucerne, Switzerland) Hyperion CDA67071/2

MAURICE DURUFLÉ: Suite, Opus 5 –Mary Preston (1992 C.B. Fisk/Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, TX) Gothic G49079