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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[1907 Walker-1989 Manders/Bristol Cathedral, England][decorative stamp]
1907 Walker–1989 Manders at Bristol Cathedral, England

[2014 Marshall & Ogletree International Touring Organ][decorative stamp]
2014 Marshall & Ogletree Touring Organ

[1927 Casavant-2001 Schantz/St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi, MN][decorative stamp]
1927 Casavant–2001 Schantz at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi, MN

[2012 Fisk/Memorial Church, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA][decorative stamp]
2012 Fisk at Memorial Church, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

[2008 Alexander Schuke/Magdeburg Cathedral, Germany][decorative stamp]
2008 Alexander Schuke at Magdeburg Cathedral, Germany

Going On Record

…a selective international survey and review of some of the many recently released compact discs of organ music.

Audio Complete Show 1 hr 58 Min

Audio 1436 Hour 1 59:00 Min

Audio 1436 Hour 2 59:00 Min

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

WILLIAM WALTON (arr. Palmer & Gower):  Prologue, fr A Wartime SketchbookPaul Walton (1907 Walker-1989 Manders/Bristol Cathedral, England) Regent 431

CAMERON CARPENTERElaboration (after a Cello Suite Prelude by Bach).  CARPENTERPure Imagination (after a song by Newley & Bricusse) – Cameron Carpenter (2014 Marshall & Ogletree International Touring Organ) Sony Classical 3796882

CLARENCE MADERFangleJacob Benda (1949 Aeolian-Skinner/1st Presbyterian Church, Kilgore, TX) Centaur 3361

MARCEL DUPRÉFinal, fr Suite in f, Op. 39Raymond Nagem (1953 Aeolian-Skinner-2008 Quimby/Cathedral of St. John the Divine, NYC) Pro Organo 7265

BRIAN CHAPPLEAdagio & Molto ritmico, fr 6 BagatellesMargaret Phillips (2006 Beckerath/Marlborough College, Wiltshire, England) Regent 419

ROBERT FROST:  Poem, Not to keep –Gabrielle Bullock, speaker.  DAVID BRIGGSBenedictus, fr Messe pour Notre-DameProteus Ensemble/Stephen Shellard, director; Christopher Allsop (2008 Tickell/Worcester Cathedral, England) Regent 435

GASTON LITAIZEPiece en trioGerben Budding (1993 Seifert/St. Gangolf, Heinsberg, Germany) VDGram 20140530

JOHANNES BASTIAANSAllegro impetuoso, fr Fantasy Sonata in c –Gerben Budding (1853 Witte/Grote Kerk, Gorinchem, The Netherlands) LG Organ Classics 20140510

JEAN LANGLAISFeteKen Cowan (1933 Kilgen/Our Lady of Refuge Church, Brooklyn, NY) JAV Recordings (special issue)

Hour 2

MAX DRISCHNERLobe den HerrenSteve Rosenberg (2007 Casavant/Nativity of our Lord Church, Saint Paul, MN) Kurtzman 2014

J. ROBERT HANSONFanfare Prelude (O how shall I receive Thee)Lake Wobegon Brass Band/Michael Halstenson, conductor; Bill Chouinard (1927 Casavant-2001 Schantz/St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi, MN) LWBB 2014

GEORGE SHEARINGCome away to the skies, fr Sacred Sounds.  GASTON LITAIZEPreludeChristian Lane (1930 Skinner & 2012 Fisk/Memorial Church, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA) Memorial Church 852678

ANTONIO DIANA:  Sonata in d –Christopher Howerter (1843 Appleton/Acme Organ Institute, Acme, IN) Acme Organ 2014

MAX REGERTheme and Fugue, fr Opus 73Faythe Freese (2008 Alexander Schuke/Magdeburg Cathedral, Germany) Raven 948

JOSEF RHEINBERGERConfitebor tibiChrist’s College Choir, Cambridge/David Rowland, director; Mark Roberts (2007 Kuhn/Jesus College Chapel, Cambridge, England) Regent 417

HILDIGUNNUR RÚNARSDÓTTIRThe Woman and the DragonLára Bryndis Eggertsdóttir (1992 Klais/Hallgrimskirkja, Reykjavik, Iceland) Gateway 1401

MALCOLM WILLIAMSON:  Fantasy on O Paradise (1976) –Tom Winpenny (1912 Harrison/St. Mary Redcliffe, Bristol, England) Toccata Classics 0246

PIERRE COCHEREAU (trans. Filsell):  Scherzo symphoniqueDaryl Robinson (1997 Fisk-Rosales.Rice University, Houston, TX) Pro Organo 7261

 

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