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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

Variety Pack

…a good theme in a set of variations provides organists and composers exceptional opportunities to explore the tonal resources of any instrument.

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Audio Complete Show 1 hr 58 Min

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Audio 1828 Hour 2 59:00 Min

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Hour 1

JAN PIETERSZOON SWEELINCK: Variations on Mein junges Leben hat ein End –James David Christie (1981 Fisk/Houghton Chapel, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA) Naxos 8.550904

PIERRE COCHEREAU: Variations on Ma jeunesse a une fin –Pierre Pincemaille (1997 Birouste/Eglise St. Vincent, Roquevaire, France) Solstice 163

JOHANN CHRISTIAN RINCK: Variations, Christus der ist mein Leben –Andreas Schröder (1729 Volckland/Lukaskirche, Mühlberg, Germany) Unda Maris 20181

SAMUEL SCHEIDT: Variations on Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern –Phillip Kloeckner (1997 Fisk-Rosales/Rice University, Houston, TX) Raven 935

CHARLES CALLAHAN: Partita on Adeste fidelis (selections) –Charles Callahan (1992 Heritage/All Saints Church, Buffalo, NY) Pro Organo 2231

SIETZE de VRIES: Improvised Variations on Psalm 136 –Sietze de Vries (1712 Schnitger/ Pelstergasthuiskerk, Groningen, Netherlands) Fugue State 01

JOHANN ULRICH STEIGLEDER: Das Vater unser Variation No. 40 –Christoph Bossert (1752 J. A. Silbermann/St. George’s Abbey,Villingen, Germany) Ars Musici 1342

Hour 2

BERNARDO PASQUINI: Variazioni per il Paggio Todesco –Francesco de Lernia (1792 Callido/St. Andrea Apostolo, Venzone, Italy) Tactus 550004

GERARD BUNK: Introduction, Variations and Fugue on an Old Netherlands Folksong, Op. 31 --Bernhard Buttmann (2002 Klais/Konzerthaus, Dortmund, Germany) Motette 12381

MAX REGER: Variations & Fugue on an Original Theme, Op. 73 –Heinz Wunderlich (1980 Tzschöckel/St. Michael Church, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany) Signum 28


APOBAPIPEDREAMS is supported by the generosity of Mr. & Mrs. Wesley C. Dudley, by grants from Walter McCarthy, Clara Ueland, and the Greystone Foundation, the Art and Martha Kaemmer Fund of the HRK Foundation, and Jan Kirchner on behalf of her family foundation. Additional support comes from Quimby Pipe Organs, Inc. of Warrensburg, MO, and Schoenstein & Company Pipe Organ Builders of Benecia, CA, members of APOBA, the Associated Pipe Organ Builders of America, a collaborative of designers, creators, and maintainers of pipe organs found in religious and educational institutions, concert halls, and residences throughout the United States and beyond. An APOBA resource guide and member prospectus is available at APOBA.COM.

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