Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments
1984 Ruffatti organ at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, California
Wurlitzer organ at Organ Stop Pizza, Mesa, Arizona
1938 Ernest M. Skinner & Son; 1975 Aeolian-Skinner organ, Opus 510, at National Cathedral, Washington DC
2003 Berghaus organ at Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
2006 Fritts organ at Saint Joseph Cathedral, Columbus, Ohio
1915; 1996 Casavant Frères organ, Opus 615, at the Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Montréal, Québec, Canada
…a spring survey of some recent CD releases from American producers in the USA, Canada and Mexico.
MARCEL DUPRÉ: Prelude & Fugue in B, Opus 7, number 1 –Scott Dettra (1938 Ernest M. Skinner & Son; 1975 Aeolian-Skinner/National Cathedral, Washington, DC) Loft LRCD-1114
ANONYMOUS (arranged by Christoph Bull): Retrové. MARTIN BÖTTCHER (arranged by Christoph Bull): Winnetou-Melodie –Christoph Bull (2004 Glatter-Götz, Rosales/Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA) Bull Run Music 00706
HENRY PURCELL: Voluntary in G; Anthem, I was glad –Choir of Saint Thomas Church, New York; Concert Royal; John Scott, conductor & organ soloist; Frederick Teardo, accompanying organist (2003 Klop chest organ) Saint Thomas Recordings 2010
Filler –MARTIN BÖTTCHER (see above)
THÉODORE DUBOIS: Messe de la Délivrance, Kyrie & Agnus Dei –Ottawa Choral Union, Michel Brousseau, conductor; Jean-Willy Kunz (1915; 1996 Casavant Frères/Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Montréal, Québec, Canada) ATMA ACD2632
LOUIS VIERNE: Gloria, from Messe Solennelle –Choir of Christ Church, Cambridge, MA, Stuart Forster, conductor; Jeremy Bruns (1956 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Thomas Episcopal, New York, NY) Christ Church 2010
Filler –WILLIAM BOYCE (see above)
Michael Barone wll be host for the annual Independence Day Organ Recital at Washington National Cathedral, July 4, 11 a.m., a free concert featuring Cathedral organists Scott Dettra and Jeremy Filsell. It’s free…come out to hear it!