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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[1948 Aeolian-Skinner at Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, Utah] [decorative stamp]
1948 Aeolian-Skinner at Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, Utah

[1996 Schoenstein at St. Paul's, K. Street, Washington, DC] [decorative stamp]
1996 Schoenstein at St. Paul's, K. Street, Washington, DC

[1929 Moeller at Fox Theater, Atlanta, Georgia] [decorative stamp]
1929 Moeller at Fox Theater, Atlanta, Georgia

[1991 Casavat-1996 Rodgers at Bel Air Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles, California] [decorative stamp]
1991 Casavat-1996 Rodgers at Bel Air Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles, California

[1992 Fisk at Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, Texas] [decorative stamp]
1992 Fisk at Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, Texas

[1800 Tannenberg at Old Salem Visitor's Center, Salem, North Carolina] [decorative stamp]
1800 Tannenberg at Old Salem Visitor's Center, Salem, North Carolina

An American Organist's Christmas

…performers, composers, arrangers, and instrument builders join in providing music for the holiday celebration.

Audio Complete Show 1 hr 58 Min

Audio 1251 Hour 1 59:00 Min

Audio 1251 Hour 2 59:00 Min

Program Broadcast dates:

  • Week of December 17, 2012

Links and Resources:

Music played in the program

Hour 1

LOUIS-CLAUDE DAQUIN: Noël No. 6 in d (sur les jeux d'Anches, sans tremblant, et en Duo). JOHANN PACHELBEL: Vom Himmel hoch. GEOFFREY SHAW: Variations on an Old Carol –John Longhurst, Clay Christiansen, Richard Elliott (1948 Aeolian-Skinner/Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, UT) BWE Classics 9504

CONRAD SUSA: Adam lay in bondage. PAUL EDWARDS: No small wonderSt. Paul's Choristers and Parish Choir/Jeffrey Smith, director; Lisa Cadala, clarinet; Thomas Joyce (1996 Schoenstein/St. Paul's, K. Street, Washington, DC) Pro Organo 7190

STEVE PILKINGTON (arr.): We three kings. LEO SOWERBY (arr.): Manger Carol –Copley Singers/Brian Jones, director; Christian Lane (1932 Aeolian-Skinner/Memorial Church, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA) Gothic 49283

RALPH BLANE: Have yourself a merry little ChristmasSteven Ball (1929 Moeller, Fox Theater, Atlanta, GA) StevenBall 84501

HECTOR OLIVERA: Meditation on Away in a mangerHector Olivera (1991 Casavant-1996 Rodgers/Bel Air Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles, CA) Rodgers 876015

TRADITIONAL (arr. Shaw and Bennett): The Many Moods of Christmas (Suite No. 1) –Chamber Choir of Grand Rapids/Larry Biser, director; Carlo Curley (Allen R-370) and Jonathan Tuuk (Skinner-Casavant-Tellers/Fountain Street Church, Grand Rapids, MI) CCGR 1999

Hour 2

JOHN WASSON: Festival Fanfare –Dallas Wind Symphony/Jerry Junkin, director; Mary Preston (1992 Fisk/Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, TX) Reference 126

JOHN SCHWANDT: Holiday Improvisations (Trio on Up on the Housetop and O come, all ye faithful; Rudolph…Hallelujah!) –John Schwandt (1999 Fisk/Gothic Hall, Catlett Music Center, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK) AOI 2012

LEROY ANDERSON: Sleigh Ride. FRED BOCK (arr.): Fantasia on On Christmas Night. JERRY HERMAN: We need a little Christmas. SAMMY CAHN: Let it snowChristian Elliott (Wurlitzer/Nethercutt Collection, Sylmar, CA) CPE Productions 107

EDWARD LEINBACH: Hosanna. J. S. BACH: Vom Himmel hoch, BWV 606 –Moramus Chorale; Scott Carpenter (1800 Tannenberg/Old Salem Visitor’s Center, Salem, NC) Raven 860

PAMELA DECKER: On This Day, Earth Shall Ring (2009) –Pamela Decker (1965 Flentrop/St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle, WA) Loft 1130

JOEL HASTINGS (arr.): 2 Carol Settings (What child is this?; Joy to the world) –Choir of First Baptist Church; Joel Hastings (1965 Noehren/First Baptist Church, Ann Arbor, MI) Cambridge 63317