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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[1990 Visser-Rowland/Wooddale Church, Eden Prairie, MN][decorative stamp]
1990 Visser–Rowland at Wooddale Church, Eden Prairie, MN

[1979 Sipe/Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church, Minneapolis][decorative stamp]
1979 Sipe at Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church, Minneapolis

[1963 Casavant/Central Lutheran Church, Minneapolis][decorative stamp]
1963 Casavant at Central Lutheran Church, Minneapolis

[1998 Dobson/St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Minneapolis][decorative stamp]
1998 Dobson at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Minneapolis

[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

Midwestern Marvelous

…concert performances of American music from an American Guild of Organists convention in the Minnesota twin cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.

Audio Complete Show 1 hr 58 Min

Audio 1517 Hour 1 59:00 Min

Audio 1517 Hour 2 59:00 Min

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

STEPHEN PAULUSAs if the whole creation cried, fr TriptychIsabelle Demers. (1990 Visser-Rowland/Wooddale Church, Eden Prairie, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 6/25/08)

CALVIN HAMPTONVariations on Amazing GraceMerilee Klemp, English horn; Todd Wilson (1979 Sipe/Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church, Minneapolis) PD Archive (r. 6/25/08)

LIBBY LARSENFanfare for Easter (He Rose!) (premiere)–Tom Trenny, organ.  BERNARD WAYNE SANDERSOrnament of Grace (premiere)–Marilee Klemp, oboe; Marilyn Keiser, organ.  STEPHEN R. FRASER:  Rejoice, the Lord is King (premiere) –Mark Sedio, conductor; Lynn Trapp, organ.  –Mark Sedio, organ.  PAULUSBlithely Breezing Along, fr Baronian Suite (premiere) –Marilyn Keiser, organ.  PAULUSWhen in our music God is glorifiedMinnesota Boy Choir; Festival Chorus and Brass/William Mathis, conductor; Melanie Ohnstad (1963 Casavant/Central Lutheran Church, Minneapolis) PD Archive (r. 6/22 & 25/08) 

Hour 2

WILLIAM BOLCOMWhat a friend we have in Jesus (Gospel Prelude No. 1)Adam Peithmann (1998 Dobson/St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Minneapolis) PD Archive (r. 6/22/08)

JASON ROBERTS:  Fantasy Improvisation –Jason Roberts (1979 Sipe/Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church, Minneapolis) PD Archive (r. 6/23/08)

ERNEST BLOCHSuite ModaleMarianne Weaver, flute; John Weaver (1927 Casavant-2001 Schantz/St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi, MN) PD Archive (r. 6/24/08)

LEO SOWERBYPassacaglia, fr Symphony in GJan Kraybill (1998 Hendrickson/Wayzata Community Church, Wayzata, MN) PD Archive (r. 6/23/08)

LINDA TUTAS HAUGENInvocationLynn Erickson, trumpet; Kraig Windschitl, organ.  WILLIAM WHITINGMariner’s Hymn –Festival Chorus; Lily Ardalan (1981 Holtkamp/ Plymouth Congregational Church, Minneapolis) PD Archive (r. 6/23/08)

The American Guild of Organists celebrates the art of the organ this summer with a series of regional conventions in various cities around the country, scheduled between June 21 and July 15.  Check them out!

 

Additional performances by of some of our featured artists can be enjoyed here:
           
CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR:  Allegro vivace (Variations), from Symphony No. 5, Op. 42, no. 2
JULIUS REUBKE:  Sonata on the 94th Psalm (both selections r. 6/25/08)
            --Todd Wilson (1980 Sipe/Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church, Minneapolis)

JASON ROBERTS:  Improvised Prelude and Fugue on Simple Gifts (r. 6/23/08)
            --Jason Roberts (1980 Sipe/Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church, Minneapolis)
           
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH:  Partita, Sei gegrüsset, Jesu gütig, BWV 768 (r. 6/23/08)
            --Jan Kraybill (1998 Hendrickson/Wayzata Community Church, Wayzata, MN)

The Weaver’s Tale (Pipedreams Program #0717) – conversation, music and performances
featuring John Weaver.

 

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