Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments
From Rocky Mountain country, a sampler of instruments in and around Denver, Colorado.
JOHANN PACHELBEL: Ciacona in f –Robert Cavarra (1968 Casavant Frères/Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO) SGC Music CD-0001
ALAN HOVHANESS: O God, our help in ages past, Opus 137; O for a shout of sacred joy, Opus 161 –Choirs of Saint John’s Cathedral, Denver; Eric Plutz (1938 Kimball/Episcopal Cathedral of St. John, Denver, CO) Delos DE 3176
CRANDELL: Harlequin’s Serenade and Lament of Columbina, from Carnival. ROBERT RUSSELL BENNETT: Rondo, from Sonata in G –David Britton (1938 Kimball/Episcopal Cathedral of St. John, Denver, CO) Delos DE 3111
CHARLES TOURNEMIRE: Communion and Paraphrase-Carillon, from Suite for the Feast of the Assumption;Number 35 from L’Orgue Mystique, Opus 27 –Frederic Desenclos (1912 Kimball; 1996 Morel/Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Denver, CO) Penguin Digital CD-1001
These instruments and several dozen others will be featured in back-to-back celebrations by the Organ Historical Society and the American Guild of Organists which take place in and around Denver later this month. Many events will be open to the public. For more information about these organ conventions: