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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[1930 Kilgen organ at St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York City] [decorative stamp]
1930 Kilgen at St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York City

[1966 Holtkamp at Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio] [decorative stamp]
1966 Holtkamp at Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

[1986 Schuke at Neubaukirche, Würzburg University, Germany] [decorative stamp]
1986 Schuke at Neubaukirche, Würzburg University, Germany

[1787 Holzhey at Weissenau Cloister, Germany] [decorative stamp]
1787 Holzhey at Weissenau Cloister, Germany

[1965 Schlicker at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota] [decorative stamp]
1965 Schlicker at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota

International Holiday Sampler

…a multi-cultural exploration of diverse musicks for the Festival of the Nativity.

Audio Complete Show 1 hr 58 Min

Audio 1250 Hour 1 59:00 Min

Audio 1250 Hour 2 59:00 Min

Program Broadcast dates:

  • Week of December 10, 2012

Links and Resources:

Music played in the program

Hour 1

KEITH CHAPMAN (arr.): Bring a torch, Jeanette IsabellaJennifer Pascual (1930 Kilgen/St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York City) JAV Recordings 184

GIUSEPPE CARCANI: Pastorale –Karel Paukert (1966 Holtkamp/Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH) Azica 71228

GIOVANNI MORANDI: Pastorale for the Feast of Christmas –Luca Salvadori (1851 Serassi/San Biagio Church, Bergamo, Italy) Tactus 800001

BERNHARD MACHEINER: Variations on a Croation Folksong. FRANZ ZEBINGER: Little Fantasy on a Folk Tune; Little Toccata for Chanukka –Ulrike Theresia Wegele (Rieger organs in Horitschoner and Unterpullendorf, Germany) Wegele 2004

ANDREW AGER: Dormi Jesu –Polyphony/Maxine Thévenot, director & organist (2002 Reuter/Cathedral of St. John, Albuquerque, NM) Raven 934

LEOPOLD KOZELUH: Pastorale in G –Peter van Dijk (1760 Schmied/Parish Church, Peruc, Czech Republic). BEDRICH WIEDERMANN: Pastorale doricoHans Leenders (1995 Karel & Rejsek/Lomnice nad Popelkou, Czech Republic) Lindenberg 71-74

PETR EBEN: Variations on Good King WenceslausGunter Rost (1986 Schuke/Neubaukirche/Würzburg University, Germany) Motette 12934

Hour 2

EGIL HOVLAND: Toccata, Fra himlen høyt jeg comer herDavid Dahl (1979 Brombaugh/Christ Church, Tacoma, WA) Loft 1017

KNUT NYSTEDT: Pastorale, Op. 20, no. 1 –Gunnar Petersen-Øverleir (1986 Lund/Valerenga Church, Oslo, Norway) Simax 1127

NILS ASHEIM (arr.): Swedish Christmas Carol (Et lidet Barn saa lysteligt) –Anne-Lise Berntsen, mezzo-soprano; Nils Henrik Asheim (1787 Holzhey/Weissenau Cloister, Germany) Kirkelig Kulturverksted 136

WLADYSLAW ZELENSKI: Christmas Carol Prelude –Feliks Raczkowski (Warsaw Music Academy, Poland) Olympia 314

JOHANNES von LUBLIN: Canto di Natale –Kazimierz Dolny (1977 Triszczumslo/St. Nicholas Church, Cracow, Poland) Aulos 66132

FELIX NOWOWIEJSKI: Christmas in Poland, Op. 31, no. 4 –Rudolf Innig (1893 Sauer/Bremen Cathedral, Germany) Dabringhaus & Grimm 317.0973

MIGUEL BERNAL JIMENEZ: Little Shepherd's Lullaby –Rossina Vrionides de Gomez (Allen electronic organ) Gomez 2001

PAUL MANZ: 2 Christmas Hymn-Improvisations (O little town of Bethlehem; Bright and glorious is the sky) –Paul Manz (1965 Schlicker/Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN) Manz Music 933

CHRISTOPHER STEELE: Variations, Toccata & Fugue on Croatian Carols, Op. 82 –Roger Fisher (1997 Wells/St. John's Church, Ranmoor, Sheffield, England) Amphion 165