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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

1891 Schyven
1891 Schyven/Our Lady Cathedral, Antwerp, Belgium

Reach Out and Touch

…a collection of terrifically tactile and telling tests of musical virtuosity and stamina.

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

JOHANN KUHNAUToccata in ADietrich Wagler (1719 Silbermann/Freiberg Cathedral, Germany) Querstand 0304

GIOVANNI TRABACIToccata No. 2 on the Eighth ToneFrancesco Cera (1570 Anonymous/Church of St. Anthony, Salandra, Italy) Brilliant Classics 94897

AUGUSTINUS KROPFREITERToccata FrancesePeter Hurford (1978 Rieger/Ratzeburg Cathedral, Germany) Argo 417 159

HERMANN SCHROEDER:  Toccata in c, Op. 5 –Hans-André Stamm (1965 Klais/Altenberg Cathedral, Germany) Prezioso 800.012

THIJS KRAMER:  Toccata, fr Organ Symphony –Thijs Kramer, organ (1923 Adema/Basilica of St. Bavo, Haarlem, Netherlands) Koch-Schwann 3-1276

MASSIMO NOSETTI:  Toccata, Hommage a Flor PeetersDomenico Severin (2015 Donato/Cillasanta Cathedral, Monza, Italy) Syrius 141471

FRANCIS POTT: Toccata (1991)Christian Wilson (1995 Marcussen/Tonbridge School Chapel, Kent, England) Acis 67065

Filler – KUHNAU (see above)

Hour 2

PETER RACINE FRICKER:  Little Toccata, fr 5 Short Pieces, Op. 83 –Tom Winpenny (1889 Anneessens-2006 Nicholson/Bridlington Priory, England) Toccata Classics 0518

GUIDO DONATIToccataGuido Donati (1968 Tamburini/Church of St. Francis of Assisi, Turin, Italy) Tactus 940401

BEDRICH JANACEK:  Toccata in f# –Robert Bennesh (2005 Lively-Fulcher/Christ Church, New Haven, CT) Pipedreams Archive (r. 4/20/15)

GIROLAMO FRESCOBALDI:  Toccata per l’Elevatione (III).  FRANCESCO FEROCIToccata in DEdoardo Bellotti (18th c. Anonymous/Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY) Loft 1097

JOSEPH JONGENToccata, Op. 104Marsha Heather Long (1954 Aeolian-Skinner/Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY) Koch 7008

CARSON COOMANToccata-Rondo, Op. 1076 (2014)Erik Simmons (1987 Rosales/Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Portland, OR) Divine Art 25177

PAUL de MALEINGREAU:  Toccata, Op. 73, no. 4 –Peter Van de Velde (1891 Schyven/Our Lady Cathedral, Antwerp, Belgium) Aeolus 10621

HEINRICH KAMINSKIToccata and Fugue in CRudolf Lutz (1888 Walcker/Stadtkirche, Winterthur, Switzerland) Christophorus 77115

Filler – JONGEN (see above)


If you enjoyed this program, you’ll surely take pleasure in these shows from the archive:

• Reach Out and Touch (I) – #0205

• Toccata! (I) – #0518

• Toccata! (II) – #0847

• Toccatas, Again! (I) – #1516

• Toccatas, Again! (II) – #1733


APOBAContinuing support of PIPEDREAMS is provided in loving memory of Wesley and Lucinda Dudley by their 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 Buzard Pipe Organ Builders of Champaign, IL, and Casavant Frères, Ltd. of Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, 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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