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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

1948 Aeolian-Skinner organ at the Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, UT
1948 Aeolian-Skinner organ at the Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, UT

Some Latter Day Sounds

John Longhurst, Clay Christiansen and Richard Elliott demonstrate the famous Mormon Tabernacle organ, plus new instruments at the LDS Conference Center and at Brigham Young University-Idaho.

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Music played in the program

J.S. BACH: Prelude & Fugue in b, S. 544 –John Longhurst, organ. PETR EBEN: Moto ostinato, from Sunday MusicClay Christiansen (1948 Aeolian-Skinner/Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, UT) BWE Classics CD-0221

GEORGES BIZET (transcribed by John Longhurst): Adagietto & Farandole, from L’ArlesiienneRobert Cundick, John Longhurst (1948 Aeolian-Skinner/Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, UT) Argo 430 426

J.J. DAYNES (arranged by Cundick): As the dew from heaven distillingRichard Elliott (1948 Aeolian-Skinner/Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, UT) Pro Organo CD 7036

SIR HENRY WALFORD DAVIES: A Solemn MelodyJohn Longhurst, organ. EDVARD GRIEG: Norwegian Dance –Richard Elliott, organ. LOUIS VIERNE: Adagio, from Symphony Number 3. J.S. BACH: Toccata in d, S. 565 –Clay Christiansen (2004 Schoenstein/Conference Center, Tabernacle Square, Salt Lake City, UT) Pipedreams Archive courtesy of KBYU-FM

DMITRI KABALEVSKY: Variations, Opus 4o, Number 1 –Clay Christiansen (1948 Aeolian-Skinner/Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, UT) Klavier K 11044

DANIEL GAWTHROP: Concerto for Organ and Orchestra, premiere –BYU-I Symphony Orchestra, R. Kevin Call, conductor; Richard Elliott (1983; 2004 Ruffatti/Brigham Young University-Idaho, Rexburg, ID) Pipedreams Archive recorded November 20, 2004

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