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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 GIGOUT:  Grand Choeur Dialogué –Frederick Hohman (2016 Reuter/Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Springfield, IL) Pro Organo 7280

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

DUDLEY BUCK:  Variations 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. 39 –Dean Billmeyer (1935 Aeolian-Skinner/Northrop Auditorium, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis) Pipedreams Archive (r. 9/10/18). 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 BUXTEHUDE:  Toccata in G, BuxWV 164; Nun bitten wir, BuxWV 208, Canzona in G, BuxWV 171 –Patrick Parker (2014 Pasi/1st Evangelical Lutheran Church, Houston, TX) Raven 988

PATRICK SCOTT:  Improvisation on Nicaea –Patrick 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 BEDARD:  Meditation on Salve Regina –Olivier Vernet (2011 Thomas/St. Nicholas Cathedral, Monaco) Ligia Digital 0104245-12

JON LAUKVIK:  Via Crucis (selections) –Henry Fairs (2014 Garnier/Elgar Hall, University of Birmingham, England) Regent 516

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


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 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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