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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[1989 Flentrop organ at Holy Name Cathedral, Chicago, IL]
1989 Flentrop organ at Holy Name Cathedral, Chicago, IL

[Scott Montgomery]
Scott Montgomery

[Tom Trenny]
Tom Trenny

[>James Feddeck]
James Feddeck

Concerts from Chicago

…selected performances recorded in conjunction with the 2006 National Biennial Convention of the American Guild of Organists.

Audio 0936 Complete Show 1 hr 58 min

Audio 0936 Hour 1 59:00
Audio 0936 Hour 2 59:00

Program Broadcast dates:

  • Week of September 07, 2009

Links and Resources:

  • Today’s program features three ounstanding young artists, all of them prize-winners featured during concerts of the 2006 American Guild of Organists National Convention in Chicago.
  • Audio Scott Montgomery talks about his first connections to PIPEDREAMS, and his recent experiences leading up to the 2006 AGO National Young Artist Competition in Organ Performance.
  • Audio Tom Trenny , winner of the AGO Improvization Competition, reflects on the art of improvisation, and his early pipe organ experiences.
  • Audio James Feddeck , newly appointed Assistant Conductor of the Cleveland Orchestra, talks to Michael Barone in Chicago in 2006 about his introduction to the pipe organ back home in New York City
  • Printable program listings

Music played in the program

Hour 1

W.A. MOZART (transcribed by Jean Guillou): Adagio & Fugue in c, K. 546. CLARENCE MADER: Afternoon of a ToadCherry Rhodes, recorded July 7, 2006 (2006 Berghaus/Queen of All Saints Basilica, Chicago, IL) Pro Organo CD 7231

J.S. BACH: Chorale-prelude, Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, BWV 644. GASTON LITAIZE: Prélude et Danse FugéeJanette Fishell (1989 Flentrop/Holy Name Cathedral, Chicago, IL) Pipedreams Archive recorded July 4, 2006

JAZEPS VITOLS: Pastorale –Alexander Fiseisky (1964 Schlicker; 2001 Berghaus/Ascension Episcopal, Chicago, IL) Pipedreams Archive recorded July 3, 2006

MAX REGER: Chorale-Fantasy, Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern, Opus 40, number 1 –Scott Montgomery (1959 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Paul UCC, Chicago, IL) Pipedreams Archive recorded July 5, 2006

Filler –J.S. BACH (see above)

Hour 2

TOM TRENNY: Fantasy on a Theme by Richard Proulx –Tom Trenny (1920 Austin; 2000 Bradford; 1929 Skinner/St. James Episcopal Cathedral, Chicago, IL) Pipedreams Archive recorded July 3, 2006

JONATHAN TUUK: Entrance Improvisations. HENDRIK ANDRIESSEN: Pater Noster. CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: Finale, from Symphony Number 2 in D, Opus 13, number 2 –Choir of Church of the Ascension, Thomas Wikman, conductor; Jonathan Tuuk (1928 Austin/St. Mary of Perpetual Help RCC, Chicago, IL) Pipedreams Archive recorded July 5, 2006

JOHNNY COSTA: Flying Fingers. HAROLD STOVER: Neumark Variations –Jeannine Morrison, piano; Alan Morrison Pipedreams Archive recorded July 6, 2006

ARTHUR FOOTE: Meditation, from 6 Pieces, Opus 50. GEORG BÖHM: Praeludium in d –James Feddeck (1964 Aeolian-Skinner/Alice Millar Chapel, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL) Pipedreams Archive recorded July 5, 2006

Filler –MAX REGER (see above)

 

Thanks to audio engineers Hudson Fair, Ed Kelly, John Burke and Michael Gastala for their good work during a hectic week of intense concert activity!