Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments
2003 Goulding & Wood organ at Preston Hollow Presbyterian, Dallas, TX
Four substantial instruments, two of them quite new, are showcased by a quintet of talented local recitalists.
PERCY WHITLOCK: Toccata, from Plymouth Suite. JAN PIETERSZOON SWEELINCK: Variations on Under the linden green. JOEL MARTINSON: Organuum, a Fantasy for Two Organs, premiere –Joel Martinson (1962 Reuter gallery organ/Preston Hollow Presbyterian, Dallas, TX) and Annette Albrecht (2003 Goulding & Wood/Preston Hollow Presbyterian, Dallas, TX) Pipedreams Archive recorded March 21, 2004
GIACOMO MEYERBEER (transcribed by Goss-Custard) Coronation March, from Le Prophete. CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: Andante sostenuto, from Symphonie Gothique, Number 9 –Tim Effler (2003 Casavant Frères/FUMC, Dallas, TX) Pipedreams Archive recorded February 1, 2004.
ROBERT HEBBLE: Londonderry Air. SIR HUBERT PARRY (transcribed by Alcock): Bridal March, from The Birds –Peter Richard Conte (2003 Casavant Frères/FUMC, Dallas, TX) Pipedreams Archive recorded November 30, 2003
Michael Barone will host a free Pipedreams Live! event at the Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, on Monday, April 25 at 7:30PM. The star-studded roster featuring George C. Baker, James Diaz, Hyeon Jeong, Mary Preston, Damin Spritzer and Bradley Hunter Welch appears with the co-sponsorship of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, the Dallas and Fort Worth chapters of the American Guild of Organists, and Classical WRR-101.1FM. Y’all come!