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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[1929 Skinner organ at Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut] [decorative stamp]
1929 Skinner organ at Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

[2005 Glatter-Gotz, Rosales organ at Augustana Lutheran, West Saint Paul, Minnesota] [decorative stamp]
2005 Glatter-Götz, Rosales organ at Augustana Lutheran, West Saint Paul, Minnesota

[2001 Ruffatti organ at the Epiphany RCC, Miami, Florida] [decorative stamp]
2001 Ruffatti organ at the Epiphany RCC, Miami, Florida

[1997 Schoenstein organ at St. Paul [decorative stamp]
1997 Schoenstein organ at St. Paul “K” Street, Washington DC

[2006 Holtkamp organ at Boe Memorial Chapel, St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota] [decorative stamp]
2006 Holtkamp organ at Boe Memorial Chapel, St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota

[1981 Visser-Rowland organ at Bates Recital Hall, University of Texas, Austin, Texas] [decorative stamp]
1981 Visser-Rowland organ at Bates Recital Hall, University of Texas, Austin, Texas

The Now Generation

…youthful performers, filled with enthusiasm, carry the King of Instruments with them into the 21st Century.

Audio Complete Show 1 hr 58 Min

Audio 1208 Hour 1 59:00 Min

Audio 1208 Hour 2 59:00 Min

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

CHARLES TOURNEMIRE: Choral-Improvisation, Victimae paschali laudesAdam Pajan (1929 Skinner/Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, CT) Pipedreams Archive recorded April 14, 2010

JOSEF RHEINBERGER: Sonata Number 16 in g#, Opus 175Joseph Ripka (2005 Glatter-Götz, Rosales/Augustana Lutheran, West Saint Paul, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded November 20, 2011

DAVID BASKEYFIELD: Improvisation on God Bless AmericaDavid Baskeyfield (2001 Ruffatti/Epiphany RCC, Miami, FL) Pipedreams Archive recorded February 25, 2011

DAVID BASKEYFIELD: tions on a Genevan Psalm Tune, Donne SecoursDavid Baskeyfield (1997 Schoenstein/St. Paul “K” Street, Washington, DC) Pipedreams Archive recorded July 5, 2010

Filler –TOURNEMIRE (see above)

Adam Pajan won the 2009 Albert Schweitzer Competition in Wethersfield, Connecticut, and the 2011 Arthur Poister Competition in Syracuse, NY.

Joseph Ripka took a trifecta of first prizes in 2008, winning the San Marino-Elfman, the Fort Wayne, and the Dublin International Competitions.

David Baskeyfield was winner in 2010 of the Mader Competition in Los Angeles, the Miami International Organ Competition, and the American Guild of Organist’s National Competition in Organ Improvisation in Washington, DC. In addition, in 2011 he won both First Prize and the Audience Prize at the St. Alban’s Competition in England.

Hour 2

PAUL MANZ: O that I had a thousand voicesSamuel Backman (2007 Holtkamp/Boe Memorial Chapel, Saint Olaf College, Northfield, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded May 19, 2009

LOUIS VIERNE: Scherzo, from Symphony Number 2, Opus 20. J.S. BACH: Passacaglia & Fugue in c, BWV 582 –Christopher Houlihan (1978 Sipe/Center for Faith and Life, Luther College, Decorah, IA) Pipedreams Archive recorded October 9, 2011

MAX REGER: Fantasy on B-A-C-H, Opus 46. ALVEZ BARKOSKIE IV: Pedals, Pipes and Percussion [2010] –Jeffrey Otto, percussion; Glenn Hunter (1981 Visser-Rowland/Bates Recital Hall, University of Texas, Austin, TX) Pipedreams Archive recorded February 13 & April 19, 2011

CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: Finale, from Symphonie Romane, Number 10, Opus 73 –JungJin Kim, organ (1981 Visser-Rowland/Bates Recital Hall, University of Texas, Austin, TX) Pipedreams Archive recorded February 13 & April 19, 2011

Filler –BACH (see above)

 

Additional performances are available for streaming. These three works come from a recording provided by the organ studio at University of Texas in Austin and were performed on the 1981 Visser-Rowland organ in Bates Recital Hall on the UT campus. All of these performers studied with Judith and the late Gerre Hancock.

CHARLES TOURNEMIRE: Audio Choral-Improvisation on Victimae paschali laudes –Aaron Garcia, organist

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE: Audio Magnificat Primi Toni, BuxWV 203 –Christopher Ahlman, organist

NICOLAS de GRIGNY: Audio Four versets of the Hymn, A solis ortus –Charles Ludwick, organist

 

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