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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

1964 Fisk
1964 Fisk/King’s Chapel, Boston, MA

New Music from Boston

…premieres of commissioned works and spontaneous improvisations recorded during the 2014 AGO National Convention.

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

ROBERT NICHOLLS: Triptych Improvisation on Themes by William BillingsRobert Nicholls (1953 Aeolian-Skinner/Arlington Street Church, Boston, MA) PD Archive (r. 6/25/14)

ROBERT SIROTA: Apparitions for Organ and String QuartetGabriela Diaz & Gabriel Boyers, violin; Noriko Herndon, viola; Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello; Heinrich Christensen (1964 Fisk/King’s Chapel, Boston, MA) PD Archive (r. 6/26/14)

DAVID LASKY: Prelude on PicardyMark Dwyer, organist. NICO MUHLY: PatternsJohn Scott, organist. TRADITIONAL: Hymn, Sine nomine –Mark Dwyer (1938-1964 Aeolian-Skinner/Church of the Advent, Boston, MA) PD Archive (r. 6/26/14)

Filler – NICHOLLS (see above)

Hour 2

CARSON COOMAN: Solstice Fanfare and Sonata, Op. 1013Chris Gekker, trumpet; Christian Lane (2012 Fisk/Memorial Church, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA) PD Archive (r. 6/24/14)

HILARY TAN: EmbertidesHeinrich Christensen (1972 Casavant/1st Unitarian Church, Boston, MA) PD Archive (6/25/14)

IVAN BOZICEVIC: Kyrie eleisonChoir of St. Paul’s, Harvard Square/John Robinson; Jonathan Wessler (1883 Hook & Hastings/Mission Church, Boston, MA) PD Archive (r. 6/27/14)

THIERRY ESCAICH: Symphonic Triptych on 2 Themes (O Zion haste; Be Thou my vision)Thierry Escaich (Mission Church) PD Archive (r. 6/27/14)

Filler – TRADITIONAL (see above)

Thanks to Martin Steinmetz of the Boston Chapter of the AGO and audio engineers Christopher Greenleaf, Kathrine Handford, Alan McClellan and Stephanie Rogers for providing recordings of these convention events.


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 Taylor & Boody, Organbuilders of Staunton, VA, and A. Thompson-Allen Company of New Haven, CT, 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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