Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments
powerful music for organ, winds, brasses and percussion, performed in concert at the Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, TX.
The late Paul Riedo plays the 84-rank C.B. Fisk pipe organ in concert with the Dallas Wind Symphony, recorded May 18, 1993, Frederick Fennell conducts. This same ensemble repertoire, plus other selections, was later recorded in sessions at the Meyerson for an exceptional compact disc release from Reference Recordings, RR-58CD. The solo selections come from a compact disc by David Higgs, Delos DE-3148CD.
SIGFRID KARG-ELERT: Praise the Lord with Drums and Cymbals
CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: Lord, Save Thy People, Opus 84
CALVIN HAMPTON: At the Ballet, from 5 Dances –solo organ
ALFRED REED: Hallelujah! Laudamus Te
PERCY GRAINGER: The Power of Rome and the Christian Heart
ARTHUR WILLS: The Vikings, from The Fenlands Suite
RON NELSON: Pebble Beach Sojourn
This program was originally issued as #9416 in April 1994.