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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

1861 Serassi
1861 Serassi/St. Andrew of the Cross, Bergamo, Italy

500 Years of Italian Organ Music

…an overview of organ repertoire from the cradle of classical music, Italy.

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Audio 1842 Hour 2 59:00 Min

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

MARCO ANTONIO CAVAZZONISalve VirgoFabio Antonio Falcone (Anonymous 17th c./St. Giuseppe, Montevecchio)

MICHELANGELO ROSSIToccata No. 7 –Ricardo Castignetti (1564 Antegnati/St. Barbara, Mantua)

GIROLAMO FRESCOBALDI:  Toccatas in F (2) –Robert Loreggian (Anonymous 18th c./Church of the Annunciation, Casatico di Marcaria)

GIOVANNI GABRIELICanzon del duodecimo tonoLiuwe Tamminga (1475 de Prato) & Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini (1586 Malamini/San Petronio Basilica, Bologna)

BERNARDO PASQUINI:  Sonata No. 1 in D for Two Organs –Luca Scandali (1757 Nacchini) & Hadrian Jourdan (1785 Callido/Basilica Santa Maria della Misericordia, Fermo)

IGNAZO CIRRISonata No. 2 in FMassimo Gabba (San Bononio, Pozzengo)

ANTONIO VIVALDIConcerto in F for Violin, Organ and Strings, RV 542L’Arte dell’Arco/ Federico Guglielmo, violin; Robert Loreggian (Anonymous 17th c./Oratorio de San Bovo, Padua)

PADRE DAVIDE da BERGAMO:  Sinfonia in D –Marco Ruggeri (1855 Gudici/Parish church, Villa de Serio, Bergamo)

Filler – FRESCOBALDI

Hour 2

DOMENICO SCARLATTISonata in g, K. 35Vincent Boucher (1993 Wilhelm/Holy Redeemer Church, Montreal, Quebec) ATMA 2341

DOMENICO ALBERTISonata in g –Manuel Tomadin (1773 Dacci/Marano Laguare, Undine)

VINCENZO PETRALISonata in F per l’Offertorio; Sonata Finale –Marco Ruggeri (1862 Serassi/Parish Church of Gottolengo)

FERRUCCIO BUSONI3 Preludes, fr Op. 37 (Nos. 1, 2, & 4)Paolo Bottini (1968 Bevilacqua/St. Andrea Church, Empoli, Italy) Bongiovanni 5191

MARIO CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCOPrelude on a 12-Tone RowLivia Mazzanti (1988 Kleuker-Steinmeyer/Tonhalle, Zurich, Switzerland) Aeolus 10541

MASSIMO NOSETTI:  Rondo-Scherzo –Domenico Severin (2013 Bonato/Villasanta Cathedral, Italy) Syrius 141471

GIUSEPPE VERDII Lombardi PreludePaolo Bottini (1861 Serassi/St. Andrew of the Cross, Bergamo, Italy) Bongiovanni 5179

Filler – VIVALDI

Unless otherwise notes, most performances…particularly in Hour One…come from a 50-CD box set, 500 Years of Organ Music (Brilliant Classics 95310), though some items may be separately available in the Brilliant Classics catalog.


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. Additional support comes from Pasi Organ Builders, Inc. of Roy, WA, and Peterson Electro-Musical Products of Alsip, IL, 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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