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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[1855 Ladegast organ at Dom, Merseburg, Germany][decorative stamp]
1855 Ladegast organ at Dom, Merseburg, Germany

[1949 Wicks organ at the Basilica of St. Mary, Minneapolis, Minnesota][decorative stamp]
1949 Wicks organ at the Basilica of St. Mary, Minneapolis, Minnesota

[1953 Aeolian-Skinner organ, Opus 1118, at Riverside, New York, New York][decorative stamp]
1953 Aeolian-Skinner organ, Opus 1118, at Riverside, New York, New York

A Liszt List

…to celebrate the bicentennial of Franz Liszt (1811-1886), who made the 19th century pipe organ a vehicle for virtuosos, and for prayers.

Audio Complete Show 1 hr 58 Min

Audio 1141 Hour 1 59:00 Min

Audio 1141 Hour 2 59:00 Min

Program Broadcast dates:

  • Week of October 10, 2011

Links and Resources:

Music played in the program

Hour 1

FRANZ LISZT: Prelude & Fugue on B-A-C-H [first version, 1855] –Thomas Trotter (1855 Ladegast/Merseburg Cathedral, Germany) London/Decca 440 283

FRANZ LISZT: Fantasy & Fugue on a Theme of Meyerbeer Ad nos, ad salutarem undam, from Le Prophete [1850-1855]–Ken Cowan (1953 Aeolian-Skinner/Riverside, New York, NY) Pipedreams Archive recorded July 14, 2009

FRANZ LISZT: Evocation of the Sistine Chapel [1862]–Martin Haselböck (1873 Ladegast/St. James Church, Köthen, Germany) NCA 60144

Filler –Ad nos Finale; London/Decca 440 283

Hour 2

FRANZ LISZT (arranged): Prelude & Fugue from Bach’s Cantata Number 21, Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis [1860]–Tobias Gravenhorst (1899 Furtwängler & Hammer/St. Nicolai Church, Lüneburg, Germany) Motette CD MOT 13131

FRANZ LISZT: Variations on Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen [1862]–Jonathan Gregoire (1949 Wicks/Basilica of St. Mary, Minneapolis, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded July 14, 2010

FRANZ LISZT: Psalm 137, By the waters of Babylon –Angelika Czabán, soprano; Melinda Felletár, harp; György Sárosi, violin; Kölcsey Choir of Debrecen, Lászkó Tamási, conductor; István Ruppert (1997 Aquincum/Calvinist Church, Debrecen, Hungary) Ruppert 9024

FRANZ LISZT: Am Grabe Richard Wagners [1883] –Gail Archer (1967 Gress-Miles/Vassar College Chapel, Poughkeepsie, NY) MeyerMedia 11022

FRANZ LISZT: Consolation Number 4 in D-flat [1849] –Ken Cowan (2004 Quimby/First Baptist Church, Jackson, MS) JAV CD-186

FRANZ LISZT: Nun danket alle Gott [1883] –Gloriae Dei Cantores Choir, Elizabeth Patterson, conductor; David Chalmers (E.M. Skinner; Barden/Church of the Transfiguration, Orleans, MA) Gloriae Dei Cantores 049

Filler –Evocation of the Sistine Chapel (see above)

 

A second program, devoted mostly to organ transcriptions of Liszt’s works, follows next week.