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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

Marvin Mills
Marvin Mills

Music of Color

This week, we ride into a fascinating world where aesthetics, politics and life experiences merge in the output of talented artists which will raise your spirit. Marvin Mills talks about his background and explores both the polyphony and the philosophy behind our multi-hued repertoire, as we experience Music of Color

Program Broadcast dates:

  • February 16, 2004

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Mr. Milles was recorded on the 1987 Kney organ in the Saint Thomas Aquinas Chapel of the University of Saint Thomas in Saint Paul, Minnesota, February 23, 1998.

Music played in the program

FLORENCE PRICE: Suite Number 1 - Fantasy, Fugue, Air, Toccato [1940]

MARK FAX: Three Pieces [1963]

WILLIAM BANFIELD: Fantasy for Organ and Readers [1997] –Alan Bryan & Crystal Banfield, narrators

ROBERT GREENLEE: Three Spirituals for Palm Sunday [1995]

DAVID HURD: On the Name of Maurice Durufle [1997]

JOSEPH JONGEN: Toccata, from Symphonie Concertante [1933]