Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments
1979 Fisk at House of Hope Presbyterian Church, Saint Paul, MN
2003 Pasi at St. Cecilia Cathedral, Omaha, NE
2011 Casavant at Helzberg Hall, Kansas City, MO
1986 Marcussen at Wiedemann Hall, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
1912 Skinner at Grand Avenue United Methodist Temple, Kansas City, MO
…from Minnesota down to Louisiana, the King of Instruments has many exemplary representatives in the central segment of our United States.
AARON DAVID MILLER: Improvisation on St. Anne –Aaron David Miller (1979 Fisk/House of Hope Presbyterian Church, Saint Paul, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 3/18/12)
R. NATHANIEL DETT (arr. Callahan): Adagio Cantabile, fr Cinnamon Grove Suite –Charles Callahan (1953 Aeolian–Skinner/1st Baptist Church, Nacogdoches, TX) Pipedreams Archive (r. 11/15/12)
NED ROREM: Selections, fr Views from the Oldest House (Spires; Rain over the Quaker graveyard; Sunday night) –Catharine Crozier (1986 Marcussen/Wiedemann Hall, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS) Delos 3076
GERRE HANCOCK: Toccata –Christopher Jennings (1949 Aeolian–Skinner/1st Presbyterian Church, Kilgore, TX) Pipedreams Archive (r. 11/15/12)
CHARLES CALLAHAN: Lauda Sion, fr Gregorian Suite –Charles Callahan (1952 Aeolian–Skinner/St. Luke's United Methodist Church, Kilgore, TX) Pipedreams Archive (r. 11/14/12)
REGINALD DE KOVEN: Recessional (on text by Kipling) –David Ford, bass. JOHN LONGHURST: Cantilena. RICHARD ELLIOTT (arr.): Every time I feel the spirit –Richard Elliott (1951 Aeolian–Skinner/1st Baptist Church, Longview, TX) Pipedreams Archive (r. 11/13/12)
Aaron David Miller appears at the Kauffman Center's Helzberg Hall in Kansas City, MO on October 31, 2013, part of the Kansas City Symphony Organ Series.
On November 1, Richard Elliott celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Blackinton pipe organ at Bethel University in Saint Paul, MN.
Lorenz Maycher and friends celebrated Aeolian-Skinner organs with another East Texas Organ Festival, November 10-14, 2013 in Kilgore, Longview, Nacogdoches, and Shreveport.
And American composer Ned Rorem celebrates his 90th birthday on October 23, 2013 (b. 1923). Additional programs of Rorem’s music, with the composer’s comments, are available in the PIPEDREAMS Programs Archive.