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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[1992  Fisk/Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, TX][decorative stamp]
1992 Fisk/Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, TX

[2012 Wahl/Augustana Lutheran Church, Chicago, IL][decorative stamp]
2012 Wahl/Augustana Lutheran Church, Chicago, IL

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2011 Berghaus/St. John’s Lutheran, Park Rapids, MN

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1927 Casavant-2001 Schantz/St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi, MN

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2013 Marshall & Ogletree/International Touring Organ

All American

…despite the organ's origins abroad, our resident composers have rather nicely figured out the King of Instruments.

Audio Complete Show 1 hr 58 Min

Audio 1547 Hour 1 59:00 Min

Audio 1547 Hour 2 59:00 Min

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

CHARLES IVES: Variations on America. JOHN LaMONTAINE: Even Song. CALVIN HAMPTON: FanfaresMary Preston (1992 Fisk/Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, TX) Pipedreams Archive (r. 7/1997)

LARRY J. LONG: Variations on A mighty fortressRhonda Sider Edgington (2012 Wahl/Augustana Lutheran Church, Chicago, IL) RSE 2015

JOSEPH Z. ADAMS: Manidoog Nibiikang/Spirits that dwell in the water source (2013) –Jon Romer, Native American flute; Sarah Carlson (2011 Berghaus/St. John’s Lutheran, Park Rapids, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 7/10/14)

RENÉ BECKER: Sonata No. 2 in E, Op. 41 –Charles Echols (1927 Casavant-2001 Schantz/St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 7/15/2008)

Hour 2

CAMERON CARPENTER: 3 Song Paraphrases (If you could read my mind; Sisters of mercy; Alfie) –Cameron Carpenter (2013 Marshall & Ogletree/International Touring Organ) Sony Classical 88883796882

WOLFGANG RÜBSAM: Fanfare & Prayer (Good Christians all, rejoice and sing); Toccata (Rejoice now all Christians), fr Chorale Preludes for Lent and EasterWolfgang Rübsam (1987 Kney/University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 4/12/15)

EDWIN H. LEMARE: Thanksgiving March (1919) –Frederick Hohman (1924 Austin/Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Auditorium, Chattanooga, TN) Pro Organo 7270

VINCENT PERSICHETTI: Hymn and Hymn-prelude, Drop, drop slow tears, Op. 104. ROBERT GRAHAM: Anthem, Drop, drop slow tears Madrigalia/Roger Wilhelm, director; Peter DuBois (1956 Austin/Asbury-1st United Methodist Church, Rochester, NY) Madrigalia 001

GERALD NEAR: 2 Hymn-preludes (Herr Jesu Christ; Freu dich sehr), fr Choraleworks –Steven Egler (1997 Casavant/Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI) White Pine 203

MOONYEEN ALBRECHT: Variations on EngelbergSteven Egler (1997 Casavant/Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI) Praestant 1011


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