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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[The renovated and expanded pipe organ at the Cathedral of St. Paul]
Renovated and expanded pipe organ at the Cathedral of St. Paul

Cathedral Centenary Celebration

…concert performances featuring the renovated organs at the Cathedral of Saint Paul in Minnesota’s capital city.

Audio Complete Show 1 hr 58 Min

Audio 1522 Hour 1 59:00 Min

Audio 1522 Hour 2 59:00 Min

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

CHARLES-MARIE WIDORAllegro vivace (Variations), fr Organ Symphony No. 5 in F, Op. 42, no. 1Olivier Latry (r. 10/24/13)

THOMAS TALLISEcce tempu idoneum (verses).  WILLIAM WALTON (trans. McKie):  Orb & Sceptre MarchChoir of St. Paul’s Cathedral, London/Andrew Carwood, director; Simon Johnson (r. 4/28/15)

EMILY MAXON PORTER3 Hymn Preludes (Lobe den Herren; Schönster Herr Jesu; St. Denio), fr Celebrations of PraiseMarilyn Biery (r. 7/25/03)

LOUIS VIERNE: Adagio (iv.), fr Organ Symphony No. 3, Op. 28Janette Fishell (r. 9/25/14)

STEPHEN PAULUSCathedral Fanfare for Two Organs –Jean-Baptiste Robin & Samuel Holmberg (r. 10/30/14)

Hour 2

PHILIP MOORELaudate Dominum (premiere of revised version).  HERBERT HOWELLSSiciliano for a High CeremonySamuel Holmberg (r. 8/21/14)

JEAN-BAPTISTE ROBIN3 Solos (USA premiere)Jean-Baptiste Robin (r. 10/30/14)

LIONEL ROGGPartita, Nun freut euch lieben Christen Janette Fishell (r. 9/25/14)

CHARLES VILLIERS STANFORDNunc dimittis, fr Service in G –Choir of St. Paul’s Cathedral, London/Andrew Carwood, director; Simon Johnson (r. 4/28/15)

The Cathedral of Saint Paul is blessed with two pipe organs, a 1927 Skinner in the Sanctuary and a 1963 Aeolian-Skinner in the gallery, the latter renovated and expanded by Quimby Pipe Organs in 2013, and both playable from a single (or two separate) console(s).

These additional programs are devoted to the organs of the Cathedral of Saint Paul:

At Saint Paul, in Saint Paul’s (#1442)
Wonder Woman Wilma (#1408)
Bach, Beethoven & Brahms (#0842)
A Minnesota Organ Book (#0818)
Cathedral Concerts (#9903)
Marie-Madeline Duruflé in Concert (#9341)

 

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