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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[Cameron Carpenter]
Cameron Carpenter

Cameron Carpenter

…a close-up visit with one of the most enterprising talents on the world music scene, with excerpts from recent concert performances and his newly-released Telarc Records compact disc, Revolutionary.

Audio 0837 Complete Show 1 hr 28 min

Audio 0837 Part 1 28:02
Audio 0837 Part 2 26:04
Audio 0837 Part 3 33:54

Program Broadcast dates:

  • Week of September 15, 2008

Links and Resources:

Listen to additional comments from Cameron Carpenter

  • These conversations with Michael Barone were recorded in 2005 and 2008:

Music played in the program

Part 1

J.S. BACH (arranged by Cameron Carpenter): Evolutionary Toccata & Fugue in d, S. 565 (2003 Marshall & Ogletree Opus 1/Trinity Episcopal, New York, NY)

MARCEL DUPRÉ: Prelude & Fugue in B, Opus 7, number 1 (2003 Marshall & Ogletree Opus 1/Trinity Episcopal, New York, NY)

CAMERON CARPENTER: Love Song #1, premiere (2003 Marshall & Ogletree Opus 1/Trinity Episcopal, New York, NY)

Part 2

JEANNE DEMESSIEUX: Octaves, Number 6, from Six Etudes, Opus 5 (1927 Casavant Frères; 2001 Schantz/St. Andrew Lutheran, Mahtomedi, MN)

JOE HISAISHI (arranged by Cameron Carpenter): The Promise of the World and The Merry-Go-Round of Life, from Howl’s Moving Castle (1927 Casavant Frères; 2001 Schantz/St. Andrew Lutheran, Mahtomedi, MN)

FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN: Revolutionary Etude in c, Opus 10, number 12 (1927 Casavant Frères; 2001 Schantz/St. Andrew Lutheran, Mahtomedi, MN)

DUKE ELLINGTON; PERCY GRAINGER; J.S. BACH; CAMERON CARPENTER: Solitude - a blended meditation of quiet moments (2003 Marshall & Ogletree Opus 1/Trinity Episcopal, New York, NY)

Part 3

PERCY GRAINGER: Colonial Song (1927 Casavant Frères; 2001 Schantz/St. Andrew Lutheran, Mahtomedi, MN)

CAMERON CARPENTER: Nautical Rhapsody, premiere (1927 Casavant Frères; 2001 Schantz/St. Andrew Lutheran, Mahtomedi, MN)

VLADIMIR HOROWITZ: Variations on a Theme from Carmen (2003 Marshall & Ogletree Opus 1/Trinity Episcopal, New York, NY)

JOHN PHILIP SOUSA: Stars and Stripes Forever

Filler –FRANZ LISZT: Mephisto Waltz; Telarc CD-80711

 

In conversation with host Michael Barone, Mr. Carpenter reveals some of his revolutionary ideas, and demonstrates his unique and amazing talent as virtuoso, tone-painter, composer and philosopher.

 

Performances were recorded on the 2003 Marshall & Ogletree Opus 1 digital virtul pipe organ at Trinity Episcopal Church in New York City on Telarc CD-80711 and the vibrant 108-rank at Saint Andrew’s Lutheran Church in Mahtomedi, MN, recorded January 29, 2007 and June 24, 2008.

 

Cameron Carpenter presents a six-day Organ Exposé of concerts, workshops and celebrations, September 24-28, 2008, at Middle Collegiate Church, 50 East 7 th Street, in the East Village, New York, NY.