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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[1997 Schoenstein organ at Saint Paul's [decorative stamp]
1997 Schoenstein organ at Saint Paul’s “K” Street, Washington DC

[1949 Aeolian-Skinner organ at Methuen Music Hall, Massachusetts][decorative stamp]
1949 Aeolian-Skinner organ at Methuen Music Hall, Massachusetts

[1997 Klais organ at the Abbey, Bath, England, UK][decorative stamp]
1997 Klais organ at the Abbey, Bath, England, UK

[Grote Orgel [1857 Witte] at the Oude Kerk, Delft, The Netherlands][decorative stamp]
Grote Orgel [1857 Witte] at the Oude Kerk, Delft, The Netherlands

Going on Record

…a late-summer review of an international selection of recently issued compact discs devoted to the King of Instruments.

Audio Complete Show 1 hr 58 min

Audio 1036 Hour 1 59:00 min

Audio 1036 Hour 2 59:00 min

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

J.S. BACH: Leipzig Chorale Komm, Gott Schöpfer, heiliger Geist, BWV 667 –Gail Archer (2003 Fritts/Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY) MeyerMedia 10013

J.S. BACH: Prelude & Fugue in C, BWV 531 –Balint Karosi (2000 Richards, Fowkes/First Lutheran, Boston, MA) Dulcian CD-007

J.S. BACH: Prelude & Fugue in G, BWV 541 with an improvised cadenza –Cameron Carpenter (1932 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Mary the Virgin Episcopal, New York, NY) Telarc CD-31980

JEAN JULES ROGER-DUCASSE: Pastorale –Dong-ill Shin (1996 Casavant Frères/Broadway Baptist, Fort Worth, TX) Pro Organo CD 7241

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Sonata in B-flat, Opus 65, number 4, movements 2 & 4 –Stephen Buzard (2008 Buzard/Second Presbyterian, Bloomington, IL) Delos DE 3406

LEO SOWERBY: Nunc dimittis, from Evening Service in eChoirs of St. Paul’s Parish, Robert McCormick, conductor; John Bohl (1997 Schoenstein/St. Paul “K” Street, Washington, DC) Pro Organo CD 7238

WILLIAM HENRY HARRIS: Flourish for an OccasionColm Carey (2000 Letourneau/Church of the Ascension & St. Agnes, Washington, DC) Signum 508

Filler –J.S. BACH: Leipzig Chorale, Nun danket aller Gott BWV 657 (see above)

Hour 2

G.F. HANDEL (arranged by Hohman): Hornpipe, from Water MusicFrederick Hohman (1863 E.F. Walcker; 1947 Aeolian-Skinner/Methuen Music Hall, Methuen, MA) Pro Organo CD 7234

FELIX MENDELSSOHN (arranged by de Jong) Capriccio in e, Opus 83, number 3 –Euwe & Sybolt de Jong (1857 Witte/Oude Kerk, Delft, The Netherlands) DeJong 2010

LOUIS VIERNE (transcribed by Maurice Duruflé): 2 Improvisations Meditation; CortegeAnthony Hammond (1969 J.W. Walker & Sons/Blackburn Cathedral, England, UK) Priory PRCD1026

MAX REGER: Fugue, from Opus 73 –Isabelle Demers (1995 Marcussen/St. Augustine Chapel, Tonbridge School, Kent, England, UK) Acis 42386

JACQUES MINÉ: Magnificat on the 5th Tone –Voces Aequales; Jan van Mol (1650 vam Jaegjem/St. Paul Church, Antwerp, Belgium) LCS 002

FLOR PEETERS: Variations on Herr Jesus hat ein GärtchenPeter Wright (1897 Lewis/Southwark Cathedral, England, UK) Regent 335

SIGFRID KARG-ELERT: Valse MignonnePeter King (1997 Klais/Bath Abbey, England, UK) Regent 312

THÉODORE DUBOIS: Fiat LuxJonathan Scott (1996 Marcussen/Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, England, UK) Scott Brothers 005

Filler –J.S. BACH: Fugue in C, BWV 531 (see above)

 

 

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