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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[1862 Cavaillé-Coll organ of Saint Sulpice in Paris, France]
1862 Cavaillé-Coll organ at Léglise Saint-Sulpice, Paris, France

Of the Eleventh Hour

…musical reflections on the nature of war, in observance of the 1918 Armistice, and in tribute to battle veterans of every stripe.

Audio 0745 Complete Show 1 hr 28 min

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Music played in the program

HERBERT BREWER: Marche HéroïqueMalcolm Archer (1907 Walker/Bristol Cathedral, England, UK) Priory PRCD915

LOUIS VIERNE: Final, from Organ Symphony Number 4 in g, Opus 32 –Pierre Cochereau (1868 Cavaillé-Coll/Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France) Solstice CD-029/30

RENÉ VIERNE: Offertoire sur un theme originalMarkus Eichenlaub (1873 Cavaillé-Coll/Notre-Dame-de-la-Croix, Paris, France) Organ CD ORG7212

CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: Salvum fac populum tuum, Opus 84 –London Gabrieli Brass Ensemble, Christopher Larkin, conductor; Christopher Bowers-Broadbent (2006 MPOS-Rodgers combination organ/All Hallows, Gospel Oak, London, England, UK) Hyperion CDA66275

FRANZ SCHUBERT: Marche Militaire Number 3 in D –Noel Rawsthorne (1962 Harrison & Harrison/Coventry Cathedral, England, UK) EMI Classics CDC 47764 NOTE: This recording has been reissued on the Regis label and is available here: RRC-1241

ALEXANDRE GUILMANT: Lamentation in d, Opus 45, number 1 –Robert Delcamp (2003 Casavant Frères/Chapel of the Apostles, University of the South - School of Theology, Sewanee, TN) Naxos 8.557614

EUGÈNE GIGOUT: Piece Jubilaire [1918] –Olivier Vernet (1862 Cavaillé-Coll/Église Saint-Sulpice, Paris, France) Ligia Digital 0104096

JOHN PHILIP SOUSA: Liberty Bell March –Hans Uwe Hielscher (1982 Oberlinger/Market Church, Wiesbaden, Germany) IFO 00 074

MAX REGER: Trauerode, Opus 145, number 1 –Rosalinde Haas (1983 Albiez/Mutter vom Guten Rat, Frankfurt-Niederrad, Germany) Dabringhaus und Grimm MDG 315 0357

MARCEL DUPRÉ; Heroic Poem –Columbia Brass and Percussion Ensemble, Maurice Peress, conductor; E. Power Biggs (1958 Möller/St. George Episcopal, New York, NY) Columbia M-31193


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