1992 Bedient organ at Saint Rita RCC, Dallas, TX
Listen as we prove that, indeed, young people ARE interested in the pipe organ.
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Several of these youthful performers appeared in Rising Star recitals during the 2002 National Convention of the American Guild of Organists.
Music played in the program
LOUIS VIERNE: Allegro maestoso, from Symphony Number 3, Opus 28 –Timothy Olsen (2000 Reuter/First Presbyterian, Philadelphia, PA) Pipedreams Archive recorded July 4, 2002
CHARLES CALLAHAN: Postlude on Vom Himmel hoch, premiere OLIVIER MESSIAEN: Alleluias serein, from L’Ascension. JEANNE DEMESSIEUX: Etude in Octaves –Thomas Schuster (1950 Möller/First Baptist Church, Philadelphia, PA) Pipedreams Archive recorded July 3, 2002
DOROTHY PAPADAKOS: The Women at the Tomb, premiere –Charles Burks (1925 Austin/St. Luke and the Epiphany Episcopal, Philadelphia, PA) Pipedreams Archive recorded July 2, 2002
OLIVIER MESSIAEN: Transports de Joie, from L’Ascension –Lucinda Meredith (1959 Möller/Holy Trinity Episcopal, Philadelphia, PA) Pipedreams Archive recorded July 4, 2002
JOEL MARTINSON: Passacaglia for Organ and Harp  CÉSAR FRANCK: Pièce heroïque –Alison Read, harp; Damin Spritzer (1992 Bedient/St. Rita RCC, Dallas, TX) Pipedreams Archive recorded October 21, 2001
GEORGE FRAJOS: I hear a rhapsody. JOE DALE: Tenderly –Brett Valliant (Wurlitzer/Little River Studio, Wichita, KS) BVO CD-515
PIETRO YON: Sonata Number 2, Chromatica –Chandler Goldthwaite (1931 Skinner/Elm Court, Butler, PA) JAV CD-139
MAX REGER: Fantasie in d, Opus 135b –Melanie Jäger-Waldau (1969 Mönch & Pfaff/Überlingen Münster, Germany) Motette CD MOT 10991