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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[Michael Barone and Christopher Herrick in studio]Michael Barone and Christopher Herrick in studio

Fireworks and Dreams

…music and conversation featuring internationally touring British recitalist Christopher Herrick, in celebration of his 40th anniversary as a recording artist.

Audio 0941 Complete Show 1 hr 58 min

Audio 0941 Hour 1 59:00
Audio 0941 Hour 2 59:00

Program Broadcast dates:

  • Week of October 12, 2009

Links and Resources:

Audio Interviews:

  • Audio Christopher Herrick recounts the trials involved in recording the complete Daquin Noels at the Church of St. Remy in Dieppe.
  • Audio Herrick reflects on the future for his label, Hyperion Records, and the state of music in the world of new technology.

Music played in the program

Hour 1

DAVID N. JOHNSON: Trumpet Tune in D (1984 Harrison/Westminster Abbey, London, England, UK) Hyperion CDA66121

LOUIS-JAMES-ALFRED LEFÉBURE-WÉLY: Bolero de Concert, Opus 166 (1871 Henry Willis; 1924; 1933 Harrison & Harrison; 2004 Mander/Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK) Hyperion CDA66258

DUDLEY BUCK: Concert Variations on The Star-spangled Banner, Opus 23 (1971 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Bartholomew Episcopal, New York, NY) Hyperion CDA66605

J.S. BACH: Trio Sonata Number 6 in G 3rd movement, BWV 530 (1988 Metzler/Stadtkirche St. Nikolaus, Bremgarten, Switzerland) Hyperion CDA66390

J.S. BACH (attributed): Chorale-prelude, Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele, BWV 759 (1975 Metzler/St. Michael Church, Kaisten, Switzerland) Hyperion CDA67263

LOUIS-CLAUDE DAQUIN: Noël Etranger, Number 12 in a (1739 Parizot; 1992 Dupont/Eglise Saint-Remy de Dieppe, France) Hyperion CDA66816

HARVEY GRACE: Reverie (2003 Pels & van Leeuwen/St. Nikolai Church, Halmstad, Sweden) Hyperion CDA67436

PAUL SPICER: Kiwi Fireworks, selections (1906 Norman & Beard/Town Hall, Wellington, New Zealand) Hyperion CDA66778

Filler –J.S. BACH: Trio Number 6 (see above)

Hour 2

J.S. BACH: Prelude in C, BWV 547 (1982 Metzler/Jesuit Church, Lucerne, Switzerland) Hyperion CDA66791/2

J.S. BACH: Fugue in C, BWV 564 (1983 Metzler/Stadtkirche, Zofingen, Switzerland) Hyperion CDA66434

JOSEF RHEINBERGER: Theme & Variations, from Suite, Opus 149 –Paul Barritt, violin; Richard Lester, cello (1988 Frobenius/All Saint’s Church, Kingston upon Thames, England, UK) Hyperion CDA66883

MONS LEIDVIN TAKLE: Festmusikk (1992 C.B. Fisk/Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, TX) Hyperion CDA67577

BELA BARTOK: Romanian Folk Dances (2000 Kuhn/Berner Münster, Switzerland) Hyperion CDA67228

WILLIAM LLOYD WEBBER: Prelude, from 3 Recital Pieces (1954 Harrison/The Temple Church, London, England, UK) Hyperion CDA67060

FRANZ LISZT: Fugue on Ad nos, ad salutarem undam (2002 Letourneau/Winspear Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) Hyperion CDA67458

Filler –PAUL SPICER (see above)