Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments
1945 Aeolian-Skinner organ, Opus 1075, at the Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, Utah
2004 Schoenstein organ at Conference Center at Tabernacle Square, Salt Lake City, Utah
1983 Sipe organ at Assembly Hall at Tabernacle Square, Salt Lake City, Utah
1993 Jones organ at Cathedral of the Madeleine, Salt Lake City, Utah
…performances on the notable instruments of Temple Square, including the Mormon Tabernacle, Assembly Hall and Conference Center, plus Salt Lake City’s Cathedral of the Madeleine.
JOHN LONGHURST: Jehovah, Lord of Heaven and Earth. ROBERT MANOOKIN: How gentle God’s commands –John Longhurst (2004 Schoenstein/Conference Center, Tabernacle Square, Salt Lake City, UT) Mormon Tabernacle Choir 2006
SIGFRID KARG-ELERT: Fugue, Canzona & Epilogue, Opus 85, number 3 –Meredith Campbell, violin; Mormon Tabernacle Choir Women; Richard Elliott (1948 Aeolian-Skinner/Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, UT) Klavier K 11174
ROBERT BRUNNER: Suddenly you’re older. EUGENE BUTLER: Ode to Music –Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Jerold Ottley, conductor; John Longhurst (1948 Aeolian-Skinner/Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, UT) CBS Masterworks MK 42380
Filler –ROBERT MANOOKIN (see above)
ANONYMOUS: Batalla Famosa –Linda Margetts
Filler –J.S. BACH (see above)
Performances in this second hour all feature the 1993 Kenneth Jones tracker-action organ at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, recorded in concert during past years of the Classical 89 Organ Fest, sponsored by KBYU-89.1FM. Thanks to audio engineer Mark Wait! This year’s Organ Fest takes place at the Cathedral on August 6, 2010.