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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

1997 Fisk-Rosales
1997 Fisk-Rosales/Rice University, Houston, TX

Invitation to the Dance

…though the pipe organ itself may seem big and ponderous, its music will have your toes tapping.

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

CARL MARIA von WEBER:  Invitation to the Dance –Boston University Symphonic Organ (Boston University, MA) PD Archive 08/87

ANGELA KRAFT CROSS:  Folk Hymn Fantasia on Lord of the Dance (1993) –Angela Kraft Cross (2002 Dobson/Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels, Los Angeles, CA)  Compass Audio 7201

PAMELA DECKER:  La Danza (2017) –Pamela Decker (1965 Flentrop/St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, WA) Loft 1151

MAURICE DURUFLÉ (trans. Whitehead):  Danse lente (ii.), fr Trois Danses, Op. 6 –William Whitehead (Oberthür/Auxerre Cathedral, France) Chandos 103151986

DURUFLÉ (trans. Anderson):  Tambourin (iii.), fr Trois Danses, Op. 6 –Bryan Anderson (1997 Fisk-Rosales/Rice University, Houston, TX) PD Archive (r. 2/24/18)

MAURICE RAVEL (trans. Figiani):  La Valse –Stephen Tharp (1992 Ruffatti/Spivey Hall, Morrow, GA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 1/28/17)

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Hour 2

ELIAS AMMERBACH:  Passamezzo antico –Joseph Payne (1890 Moline/St. Joseph’s Church, Fort Madison, IA) Naxos 8.550965

ANONYMOUS:  3 Galliards –Francesco Cera (1772 Anonymous positive) Brilliant Classics 85240

PIERRE ATTAIGNANT (pub.):  Renaissance Songs & Dances (Fortune lesse moy la vie-Branle-Languir me fait sans tavoir offense-Pavane & Gaillard) –Robert Bates (1568 Anonymous-2012 Cattiaux/Church of St. Peter, Saint-Julien-du-Sault, France) Loft1137 

JOHANN STRAUSS, Jr.(trans. Hohman):  Pizzicato Polka. SIGFRID KARG-ELERT:  Valse mignonne, Op. 124, no. 2 –Frederick Hohman (1953 Aeolian-Skinner/Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY) Pro Organo727

ANONYMOUS:  Estampie retrové, fr Robertsbridge Codex –André Isoir (1501 Anonymous/Church of Lorris en Gatinais, France) Triton 331121

BERNARD JOHNSON:  Elfentanz –Simon Nieminski (2012 Reuter/3rd Baptist Church, Saint Louis, MO) Regent 473

FERRUCCIO BUSONI:  Contrapunctisches Tanzstück, Op. 30a –Paolo Bottini (1968 Bevilacqua-2004 Chichi/Collegiata di Sant’Andrea, Empoli, Italy) Bongiovanni 5191

NOEL RAWSTHORNE:  Dance Suite –Gordon Stewart (1881 Willis/Huddersfield Town Hall, England) Dolcan 09

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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 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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