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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

American Christmas

From Georgia to California and New York to Kansas, we offer joyous greetings from around these United States.

Program Broadcast dates:

Music played in the program

MARCEL DUPRÉ: Variations on a Noel –Alan Morrison (1962 Aeolian-Skinner/Episcopal Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta, GA) Gothic G49083

RICHARD CUMMINS: Christmas Carol Improvisations: Sing we now of Christmas; Patapan; O Sanctissima; Joy to the World –Richard Cummins (1926 Skinner; 1980 Möller/Greene Memorial UMC, Roanoke, VA) GMC CD-1001

JOHN RUTTER: This Christmastide –American Boychoir, James Litton, conductor; EMI Classics CDC 10081

PELZ: Concertato on O morning star, how fair and bright –Choir of First Presbyterian, Kevin Kellim, conductor; Marie Rubis Bauer (1935; 1985 Möller/First Presbyterian, Topeka, KS) Recital Recordings CD-9602

G.F. HANDEL: Joy to the world. JAMES MURRAY: Away in a manger. J.S. BACH/FRANZ LISZT: In dulci jubiloVirgil Fox (1954 Harrison & Harrison/Royal Festival Hall, London, England, UK) Sony Special Products CD-20076

TRADITIONAL: God rest you, merry gentlemenVirgil Fox (1965 Möller/St. Paul the Apostle RCC, New York, NY) Bainbridge CD-35265

JOHN FREDERICK COOTS: Santa Claus is coming to town. MEL TORMÉ: The Christmas SongTom Hazleton (1928 Kimball/Dickinson High School Auditorium, Wilmington, DE) DTOS CD-302

EMMA LOU DIEMER: 2 Carols Settings: Bring a torch, Jeannette, Isabella; Silent night –Stewart Scharch (1992 Swain & Kates/Walnut Creek Presbyterian, Walnut Creek, CA) Scharch CD-1001

ALEXANDRE GUILMANT: Offertoire sur des noelsKurt Lueders (1988 Schoenstein/Our Mother of Good Counsel RCC, Los Angeles, CA) AFKA SK-514

ERIC THIMAN: Postlude on Adeste fidelis –Leander Chapin Claflin (1981 Petty-Madden/Trinity Cathedral, Trenton, NJ) DTR CD-9605

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