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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

Cathedral Concerts

Performances from the inspiring and spacious resonance of the Saint Paul Cathedral in Minnesota.

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Performances feature the combined 1927 E.M. Skinner & 1963 Aeolian-Skinner organs, totalling 71 ranks and playable together. Recordings courtesy of William F. Lund.

Music played in the program

GARTH EDMUNDSON: Toccata on Vom Himmel hoch. FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Trio in F. HENRI MULET: Toccata, Tu es petra, from Byzantine SketchesThomas Murray, Pipedreams Archive recorded September 18, 1987

LEO SOWERBY: Carillon. LOUIS VIERNE: Carillon de Westminster, from Fantasy Pieces, Opus 54, number 6 –Michelle Lothringer, Pipedreams Archive recorded June 12, 1987

BENJAMIN BRITTEN: A Hymn of Saint Columba. ORLANDO GIBBONS: This is the record of John. ARVO PÄRT: Annum per annum, organ solo

CHARLES VILLIERS STANFORD: Anthem, For lo, I raise upKing’s College Choir, Cambridge, England, Stephen Cleobury, conductor; Christopher Hughes, organ; Pipedreams Archive recorded September 10, 1991

LOUIS VIERNE: Gargouilles et Chimeres, from Fantasy Pieces, Opus 55, number 5. HEALEY WILLAN: Introduction, Passacaglia & Fugue [1916] –James Frazier, Pipedreams Archive recorded July 31, 1990

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