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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[1876 E. & G.G. Hook & Hastings; 2001 Andover organ, Opus 828, at Saint Joseph's Cathedral, Buffalo, NY]
1876 E. & G.G. Hook & Hastings; 2001 Andover organ at Saint Joseph’s Cathedral, Buffalo, NY, Opus 828

The Buffalo Shuffle

…revisiting old haunts with Joseph McCabe and friends of the Organ Historical Society.

Audio 0925 Complete Show 1 hr 58 min

Audio 0925 Hour 1 59:00
Audio 0925 Hour 2 59:00

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

HARRY WARREN: Shuffle off to BuffaloChris Elliott (1926 Wurlitzer/Shea’s Performing Arts Center, Buffalo, NY) CPE Productions 104

*JAN PIETERSZOON SWEELINCK: Malle SijmenGail Archer (1948 Schlicker/Kenmore Presbyterian, Kenmore, NY)

*J.S. BACH: Allegro, from Trio Sonata Number 5 in C, BWV 429 –Frederick Teardo (1966 Schlicker/First Trinity Evangelical Lutheran, Tonawanda, NY)

*DUDLEY BUCK: Variations on “The Last Rose of Summer”. TRADITIONAL: Hymn, I sing the mighty power of GodTom Trenny (1932 Schlicker/St. Francis Xavier RCC, Buffalo, NY)

*JOHANN PACHELBEL: Variations on Herzlich tut mich verlangen –Rhonda Sider Edgington (1895 Felgemaker/Ascension RCC, North Tonawanda, NY)

*DAVID CONTE: Prelude & Fugue, In Memoriam Nadia Boulanger. SIR HUBERT PARRY: Hymn Tune Repton, Dear Lord and Father of MankindKen Cowan (1876 E. & G.G. Hook & Hastings; 2001 Andover/Cathedral of St. Joseph, Buffalo, NY)

Filler –J.S. BACH (see above)


Hour 2

*SAMMY FAIN, IRVING MILLS, BENEE RUSSELL: Turkish TowelScott Foppiano (1926 Wurlitzer/Shea’s Performing Arts Center, Buffalo, NY)

*PIETRO YON: Humoresque, from L’Organo Primitivo –David Bond (1970 Noehren/First Presbyterian, Buffalo, NY)

*GIROLAMO FRESCOBALDI (arranged by Ottorino Respighi, transcribed by Leo Sowerby): Passacaglia –Peter Stoltzfus Berton (1928 Skinner/Baker Memorial UMC, East Aurora, NY)

*ALEXANDRE GUILMANT: Variations on an Old Polish Carol –Bruce Stevens (1860 Garret House/St. Stephen RCC, Buffalo, NY)

*FELIX MENDELSSOHN (transcribed by Barnes): Wedding March –W. Randolph Bourne (1919 Votteler-Holtkamp-Sparling/Jordan River Missionary Baptist, Buffalo, NY)

*MARCEL DUPRÉ: Prelude & Fugue in f, Opus. 7. number 2. SIR HUBERT PARRY: Hymn tune, Round the Lord in glory seated [Rustington] –Will Headlee (1903 Kimball/St. Louis RCC, Buffalo, NY)

*PERCY FLETCHER: Fountain ReverieJustin Hartz (1933 Wurlitzer/Forest Lawn Cemetery Chapel, Buffalo, NY)

*ARTHUR HARRIS: Prelude –J.R. Daniels (1906 Barckhoff/First Universalist, Middleport, NY)

SAMMY FAIN: I’ll be seeing youChris Elliott (1926 Wurlitzer/Shea’s Performing Arts Center, Buffalo, NY) CPE Productions 105

Filler –WARREN: (see above)


Performances marked with * were recorded during the Organ Historical Society’s 2004 National Convention, featuring instruments in and around Buffalo, New York. A four-CD album from that and other OHS conventions, as well as pictures of instruments, is available online.

The next OHS convention is in Cleveland, July 5-10, 2009

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