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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

Organ and Orchestra

…ever since Bach and Handel, this combination of instruments has continued to engage and excite.

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Audio Complete Show 1 hr 58 Min

Audio 1749 Hour 1 59:00 Min

Audio 1749 Hour 2 59:00 Min

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

J.S. BACH:  Sinfonia, Cantata No. 29 –Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra/Ton Koopman, director & organ (Klopp trunk organ) Challenge Classics 72230

G. F. HANDEL:  Organ Concerto No. 12 in B-flat, Op. 7, no. 6 –Concerto Amsterdam/Jaap Schroeder, conductor; Daniel Chorzempa (1780 Künkel/St. Anne’s Church, Haarlem, Netherlands) Pentatone Classics 5186

JOSEPH JONGEN:  Hymne, Op. 78 –Symphony in C/Rossen Milanov, conductor; Peter Conte (Wanamaker Organ, Macy’s, Philadelphia, PA) Gothic 49293

JOHN WELLS:  Organ Concerto No. 1 (1996) –Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra/Adrian Sylveen, conductor; Woosug Kang (1972 Gress-Miles/South Congregational Church, New Britain, CT) Pipedreams Archive (. 5/8/2016)

Hour 2

PERCY GRAINGER:  Danish Folksong Suite –Danish National Radio Orchestra/Richard Hickox, conductor (2009 van den Heuvel/Danish Radio Concert Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark) Chandos 9721

THOMAS TRACHSEL:  Concertino for Organ and Symphonic Band (2009) –Saxon Wind Philharmonic/Thomas Clamor, conductor; Daniel Beilschmidt (1932 Jehmlich/St. Mary’s Cathedral, Wurzen, Germany) Genuin 16445

THIERRY ESCAICH:  Organ Concerto No. 1 (1995) –Liege Philharmonic Orchestra/Pascal Rophé, conductor; Olivier Latry (Cavaille-Coll/Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris) Accord 472-216

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