Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments
Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ [2006 Dobson] at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1929 Skinner organ at Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
2003 Blackinton organ at Benson Great Hall, Bethel University, Saint Paul, Minnesota
1980 Sipe organ at Hennepin Avenue UMC, Minneapolis, Minnesota
…the palpable excitement of live performance is conveyed through these recital appearances by Nathan Laube, Ken Cowan, Carlo Curley, Andrew Kotylo and Vincent Dubois.
JOHANN STRAUSS II (arranged by Nathan Laube): Die Fledermaus Overture –Nathan Laube (1927 Casavant Frères; 2001 Schantz/St. Andrew Lutheran, Mahtomedi, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded January 24, 2010
FELIX MENDELSSOHN (arranged Warren): A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture. SIGFRID KARG-ELERT: Voices of the Night, Opus 142, number 1. HENRY MARTIN: Prelude & Fugue in G –Ken Cowan (1980 Sipe/Hennepin Avenue UMC, Minneapolis, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded March 21, 2010
TRADITIONAL (arranged by Carlo Curley & Lyn Larsen): All through the night –Carlo Curley (2003 Blackinton/Benson Great Hall, Bethel University, Saint Paul, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded May 16, 2008
Filler –JOHANN STRAUSS II (see above)
J.S. BACH: Sinfonia, from Cantata Number 146 also known as the first movement from Keyboard Concerto in d, BWV 1052. MAURICE DURUFLÉ: Suite for Organ, Opus 5, Prélude, Sicilienne, Toccata. VINCENT DUBOIS: Improvisation on Submitted Themes, Mother, Father, Sister, Brother; Take me out to the ball game; Bach’s Musical Offering –Vincent Dubois (Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ [2006 Dobson]/Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA) Pipedreams Archive recorded October 25, 2008
Filler –J.S. BACH (see above)
This is an Encore broadcast of a program initially released in November 2010 as Program #1045.