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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[1990 Moller organ at Calvary Church, Charlotte, North Carolina][decorative stamp]
1990 Möller organ at Calvary Church, Charlotte, North Carolina

[1997 Schoenstein organ at First Plymouth Congregational, Lincoln, Nebraska][decorative stamp]
1997 Schoenstein organ at First Plymouth Congregational, Lincoln, Nebraska

[1927 Casavant; 2001 Schantz organ, Opus 1177, at St. Andrew Lutheran, Mahtomedi, Minnesota][decorative stamp]
1927 Casavant; 2001 Schantz organ, Opus 1177, at St. Andrew Lutheran, Mahtomedi, Minnesota

[1912 Stahlhuth; 2001 Jann organ at the Eglise Saint.-Martin, Dudelange, Luxembourg][decorative stamp]
1912 Stahlhuth; 2001 Jann organ at the Église Saint-Martin, Dudelange, Luxembourg

A Thousand Voices

…familiar songs take on a new life in the hands of imaginative composers and agile performers playing upon an organ’s many pipes.

Audio Complete Show 1 hr 58 Min

Audio 1143 Hour 1 59:00 Min

Audio 1143 Hour 2 59:00 Min

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

PAUL MANZ: 2 settings of O that I had a thousand voices. TIM ZIMMERMAN (arranged): All hail the powerThe King’s Brass; J. Marty Cope (1990 Möller/Calvary Church, Charlotte, NC) Psallant Music 815

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE: Fantasy on Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern, BuxWV 223 –Focaliber Youth Choir, Edwin Velvis, conductor; Sietze de Vries (2001 Kögler/Stadtpfarrkirche - St. Michael, Haag, Austria) JSB Records 10115

KARL HÖLLER: Choral Variations, Jesu, meine Freude, Opus 22 –Klemens Schnorr (4 organs, by Rieger, Marcussen, Spáth and Fischer & Kraemer/Münster Unserer Lieben Frau, Germany) Motette CD MOT 13236

HANS LEO HASSLER (arranged by Reiersrud & Kleive): Herzlich tut mich verlangenKunt Reiersrud, electric guitar; Iver Kleive (1965 Marcussen/Odense Domkirke, Denmark) Kirkelig Kulturverksted FXCD106

CHARLES MANNING (arranged): Introduction & Fugue on A mighty fortressCharles Manning (1999 Goulding & Wood/St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Indianapolis, IN) ChaZam 71917

NORAH LONG & BILL CHOUINARD(arranged): A mighty fortressNorah Long, soprano; Bill Chouinard (1927 Casavant Frères; 2001 Schantz/St. Andrew Lutheran, Mahtomedi, MN) Violet Hill 2009

Filler –PAUL MANZ (see above)

Hour 2

JOHANN GOTTFRIED WALTHER: 2 Chorale-preludes: In dich hab ich gehoffet, Herr; Lobe den HerrenCraig Cramer (1767 Volckland/St. Bonifacius, Tröchtelborn, Germany) Naxos 8.554316

JOHANN PACHELBEL: Partita, Ach, was soll lich Sünder machenJoseph Payne (1770 König/Schloßkirche, Schleiden, Germany) Centaur CD-2480

TIMOTHY ALBRECHT: 5 Grace Notes: All glory, laud and honor; Go tell it on the mountain; Joyful, joyful; Let all things now living; Immortal, invisibleTimothy Albrecht (1982 Casavant Frères/Glenn Memorial Auditorium, Emory University, Atlanta, GA) ACA Digital 20058

SETH BINGHAM: Hymn Fantasy on Riverton (1957) –Christopher Marks (1997 Schoenstein/First Plymouth Congregational, Lincoln, NE) Raven OAR-991

ALEXANDRE GUILMANT: Variations on Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan –Frank Dittmer (1831 Buchholz; 1988 Jehmlich/Dom St. Nikolai, Greifswald, Germany) Motette CD MOT 13281

FREDERICK HOHMAN: Eventide, from Strophic Events for OrganFrederick Hohman (2004 Wicks/First Congregational, Kalamazoo, MI) Pro Organo CD 6419

SIGFRID KARG-ELERT: Symphonic Chorale, Ach bleib mit Deiner Gnade, Opus 87, number 1 –Naji Hakim (1912 Stahlhuth; 2002 Jann/Église Saint-Martin, Dudelange, Luxembourg) Aeolus AE10291

Filler –TIM ZIMMERMAN (see above)

 

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