Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments
1965 Schlicker organ at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota
…an ongoing tribute to some of our native composers who know how best to exploit the pipe organ’s colors and agility.
PAUL MANZ: Hymn Improvisation Suite in C: O wondrous type!; All glory, laud and honor; O day full of grace; O sacred head; God the father, be our stay; Praise and thanksgiving; Jesus Christ is risen –Paul Manz (1965 Schlicker/Mount Olive Lutheran, Minneapolis, MN) Manz Music CD-922
TIMOTHY ALBRECHT: Grace Notes Suite in C: A mighty fortress; Joy to the world; Have no fear, little rock; All glory, laud and honor –Timothy Albrecht (1982 Casavant Frères/Glenn Memorial Auditorium, Emory University, Atlanta, GA) ACA Digital 20093
ROBERT J. POWELL: 3 Pieces: Jubilate Deo; Salve, sancta parens; Nova, nova; Lauda anima –Aurora Brass Quintet; Christ Church Choir; Edie Johnson (2001 Goulding & Wood/Christ Episcopal, Greenville, SC) Goulding & Wood 2002
Filler –PAUL MANZ: O day full of grace (see above)
Filler –EDWIN T. CHILDS: The God of Abraham praise (see above)
We dedicate this program to Dr. Paul O. Manz on the occasion of his 90 th birthday, May 10, 1919. Congratulations, Paul!
Pipedreams #0114 A Portrait of Paul Manz, is a full show devoted to Dr. Manz’ music and commentary.