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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

Isabelle Demers

Isabelle At Large

…concert and session recordings highlight one of today’s outstanding performer-teachers, Baylor University’s petite powerhouse, Isabelle Demers.

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Audio 1944 Hour 2 59:00 Min

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

ANTONIO VIVALDI/J. S. BACH (arr. Guillou);  Concerto in d, BWV 596.  HENRY MARTIN:  Prelude & Fugue No. 6 in f#.  AUGUSTIN BARIÉ:  Intermezzo, fr Symphony, Op. 5.  BACH:  Canonic Variations on Vom Himmel hoch, BWV 769a –Isabelle Demers (2003 Blackinton/Bethel University, Arden Hills, MN) PD Archive (r. 3/24/19)

SERGEI PROKOFIEV (trans. Demers):  Montagues & Capulets, fr Romeo & Juliet –Isabelle Demers (1995 Marcussen/Tonbridge School, Kent, England) Acis 42386 

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Hour 2

MAX REGER:  Ave Maria in D-flat, Op. 80, no. 5 –Isabelle Demers (2005 Murphy/St. Patrick’s Church, New Orleans, LA) Pro Organo 7259

BACH:  Prelude & Fugue in D, BWV 532 –Isabelle Demers (1995 Marcussen/Tonbridge School, Kent, England) Acis 42386 

RACHEL LAURIN:  2 Etudes, fr Op. 68.  HECTOR BERLIOZ (trans. Demers):  Un Bal, fr Symphonie Fantastique.  GEORGE THALBEN-BALL:  Variations on a Theme of Paganini.  FELIX MENDELSSOHN:  Allegro con brio (i.), fr Sonata No. 4 in B-flat, Op. 65 –Isabelle Demers (Bethel University, r. 3/24/19)

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We’ve included Isabelle’s concert comments and excerpts from an onstage conversation with Michael Barone.

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 Integrated Organ Technologies, Inc. of Roswell, GA, and Kegg Pipe Organ Builders of Hartville, OH, 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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