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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

Summer Music

…from around the world, marvelous melodies and evocations of this season of universal pleasure.

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Audio Complete Show 1 hr 58 Min

Audio 1734 Hour 1 59:00 Min

Audio 1734 Hour 2 59:00 Min

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

FELIX MENDELSSOHN:  A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture –Ken Cowan (1926 Austin/Irvine Auditorium, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA) CORS 141602

MICHEL LeGRAND:  Summer me, winter me –Dan Bellomy (Wurlitzer/Paramount Theatre, Brooklyn, NY) Cambria 1108

GEORGE GERSHWIN:  Summertime, fr Porgy & Bess –Walt Strony (Wurlitzer/Wheaton Fox Studio, Wheaton, IL) WFS 2006

NILS LINDBERG:  Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? –James D. Hicks (2013 Tostareds Kyrkorgelfabrik/Kalmar Cathedral, Sweden) Pro Organo 7271

MAURI VIITALA:  Canon, Partita & Fugue on Sen Suven Suloisuutta/The Sweetness of the Summer –James D. Hicks (1980 Virtanen/Turku Cathedral, Finland) Pro Organo 7279

Hour 2

LEROY ANDERSON:  Summer Skies –Jelani Eddington (Wurlitzer/Sanfilippo Music Salon/Barrington, IL) RJE Productions 1908B

PAUL WEBSTER:  The green leaves of summer –Don Baker (Wurlitzer/Paramount Theater, NYC) POP 131

SONNY BURKE:  Midnight Sun –Jelani Eddington (Wurlitzer/Saunders Music Room, Zanesville, OH) RJE Productions 1677

STEPHEN SONDHEIM:  Send in the clowns, fr A Little Night Music –Ralph Wolf, piano; BobRichards (Wurlitzer/Nethercutt Collection, San Sylmar, CA) RR 1080

DUDLEY BUCK:  Variations on The Last Rose of Summer –Tom Trenny (2003 Schantz/St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Savannah, GA) Pro Organo 7196

VICTOR HERBERT:  Indian Summer –Bobby Hackett, trumpet; Johnny Seng (Wurlitzer/Loderhose Studio, Long Island, NY) Sony 26656

PETER MATHEWS:  Last Song of Summer (1986) –Donald Moline, cello; Randall Swanson (1983 Casavant/St. Clement’s Church, Chicago, IL) Dorian CD-80148

SVEN-INGVART MKKELSEN:  Summer Fantasy –James D. Hicks (2013 Tostareds Kyrkorgelfabrik/ Kalmar Cathedral, Sweden) Pro Organo 7271

MENDELSSOHN:  Bridal March, fr A Midsummer Night’s Dream –Douglas Major (Aeolian-Skinner/National Cathedral, Washington, DC) Gothic 18828

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