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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

1935 Aeolian-Skinner
1935 Aeolian-Skinner/Northrop Auditorium, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

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…a sampler of some recently installed, or reinstalled, instruments here and there.

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

EUGÈNE GIGOUTGrand Choeur DialoguéFrederick Hohman (2016 Reuter/Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Springfield, IL) Pro Organo 7280

J. S. BACH:  3 Kyrie Verses, BWV 669, 670, 671Gregory Peterson (2018 Dobson/Christ Church Lutheran, Minneapolis, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 5/20/18)

DUDLEY BUCKVariations on The Last Rose of Summer Jonathan Ryan (2017 Nordlie/Holy Trinity Cathedral, New Ulm, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 8/27/17)

PAUL FETLER:  Toccata –Dean Billmeyer (1935 Aeolian-Skinner/Northrop Auditorium, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis) Pipedreams Archive (r. 5/14/1990)

HAROLD DARKE: Fantasy in E, Op. 39Dean Billmeyer (1935 Aeolian-Skinner/Northrop Auditorium, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis) Pipedreams Archive (r. 9/10/18)

Filler – BACH: BWV 670

The Northrop organ, recently refurbished by Foley-Baker, now plays into a space half the size of the original auditorium, with twice the presence. Its inaugural concerts take place October 12-13, 2018.

Hour 2

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDEToccata in G, BuxWV 164; Nun bitten wir, BuxWV 208, Canzona in G, BuxWV 171Patrick Parker (2014 Pasi/1st Evangelical Lutheran Church, Houston, TX) Raven 988

PATRICK SCOTT:  Improvisation on NicaeaPatrick Scott (2013 Parkey/Providence United Methodist Church, Charlotte, NC) Raven 969

FELIX MENDELSSOHN:  Allegro, Chorale & Fugue in D –Yuan Shen (2012 Casavant/Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington, DC) Raven 141

DENIS BEDARDMeditation on Salve ReginaOlivier Vernet (2011 Thomas/St. Nicholas Cathedral, Monaco) Ligia Digital 0104245-12

JON LAUKVIKVia Crucis (selections)Henry Fairs (2014 Garnier/Elgar Hall, University of Birmingham, England) Regent 516

CHARLES-MARIE WIDORScherzo, Adagio & Finale, fr Symphony No. 2 in D, Op. 13 –Jason Alden (2015 Juget-Sinclair/Christ the King Catholic Church, Dallas, TX) Raven 972

Filler – FELTER


APOBAContinuing support of PIPEDREAMS is provided in memory of Wesley C. Dudley by his family, with additional support from Walter McCarthy, Clara Ueland, and the Greystone Foundation, by Jan Kirchner on behalf of her family foundation, by the Art and Martha Kaemmer Fund of the HRK Foundation, in celebration of the life of Martha Hulings Kaemmer, and by listener-contributors to this public radio station. Support also comes from Patrick J. Murphy & Associates, Inc. of Stowe, PA, and OSI, Total Pipe Organ Resources of Erie, PA, 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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