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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[1996 Wolff organ at the Bales Recital Hall, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas] [decorative stamp]
1996 Wolff organ at the Bales Recital Hall, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

Variations on America

…music by our resident composers always makes a good impression.

Audio Complete Show 1 hr 58 Min

Audio 1225 Hour 1 59:00 Min

Audio 1225 Hour 2 59:00 Min

Program Broadcast dates:

  • Week of June 18, 2012

Links and Resources:

Music played in the program

Hour 1

CHARLES IVES: Variations on AmericaE. Power Biggs (1875 Hutchings, Plaisted & Co./North Universalist Chapel Society, Woodstock, VT) Columbia Masterworks MS-6161

GORDON YOUNG: Variations on an American Hymn –Robert Scoggin (1958 Möller+Sipe rebuild/Christ UMC, Rochester, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded May 5, 1992

HAROLD FRIEDELL: Cantabile, from Symphony for Organ –William Trafka (1971 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Bartholomew Episcopal, New York, NY) Pro Organo 7084

DUDLEY BUCK: Rondo-Caprice, Op. 35 –James Hammann (1866 E.& G.G. Hook; 1923 Hook & Hastings; 2006 Quimby/St. John Episcopal, Quincy, IL) Raven OAR-916

SAMUEL LONG: Voluntary in A –Christina Harmon (1874 Garret House/Lake Linden Heritage Center, MI) Raven OAR-928

EVERETT TITCOMB: Regina CoeliChristina Harmon (1913 Austin/Trinity Episcopal Church, Houghton, MI) Raven OAR-928

POWELL WEAVER: Passacaglia, from Copper Country SketchesChristina Harmon (1905 Kilgen/St. Paul the Apostle, Calumet, MI) Raven OAR-928

Several of the historic pipe organs of the Copper Country of Michigan's Upper Peninsula will be featured in early July concerts by Jeremy David Tarrant, part of the Pine Mountain Music Festival

Filler – YOUNG (see above)

Hour 2

STEPHEN PAULUS: Three TemperamentsJames Higdon (1996 Wolff/Bales Recital Hall, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS) DCD Records 2001

SAMUEL BARBER: Variations on Wondrous Love, Op. 34 –Iain Quinn (1962 Harrison & Harrison/Coventry Cathedral, England, UK) Chandos 10489

SCOTT JOPLIN: The EntertainerGabriel Dessauer (1985 Mayer/St. Bonifatius, Wiesbaden, Germany) Dessauer 2001

DANIEL PINKHAM: Solemnities for Trombone and Organ [2000] –Bron Wright, trombone; Abbey Hallberg Siegfried (1969 Noack/Trinity Lutheran, Worcester, MA) Arsis 143

JOHN BEHNKE: Partita on EbenezerJohn Behnke (1989 Steiner-Reck/Concordia University Chapel, Mequon, WI) Behnke 12001

Filler – IVES Variations (see above)