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1961 Holtkamp
1961 Holtkamp/St. John’s Abbey Church, Collegeville, MN

More Minnesota Memories

…drawn from the archives, arresting repertoire and performances featuring Minnesota venues and instruments.

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

FELIX MENDELSSOHNVariations Sérieuses, Op. 65Michel Bouvard (1987 Kney/University of St. Thomas Chapel, Saint Paul, MN) PD Archive (r. 3/17/13)

JEROME COLLER:  Organ Suite, Firmator Sancte (Prelude-Toccata-Postlude) –Robert 'Bart' Pitman (1961 Holtkamp/St. John’s Abbey Church, Collegeville, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 10/11/1972).  An annual scholarship for young keyboard players is sponsored in Pitman’s memory by the Delaware Valley Music Club.

JAMES BIERY2 Chorale-preludes (Draw us in the spirit’s tether; Sing with all the saints in glory)Marilyn Biery (1925 Skinner & 1963 Aeolian-Skinner/Cathedral of St. Paul, St. Paul, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 11/19/2000)

AARON DAVID MILLER:  3 Pieces (A Flower Opens-Fireflies-To the Walker)Aaron David Miller (2014 Marrin/St. Boniface Church, Cold Spring, MN) PD Archive (r. 9/21/14)

Filler – MENDELSSOHN (see above)

Hour 2

GASTON LITAIZEScherzo & Lied, fr Douze Pieces; Prelude et Danse FuguéeDexter Kennedy (1987 Kney/University of St. Thomas Chapel, Saint Paul, MN) PD Archive (r. 10/9/2016)

JAMES CALLAHANKyrie, Dies Irae & In Paradisum, fr Requiem for Organ (1990) –James Callahan (1925 Skinner & 1963 Aeolian-Skinner/Cathedral of St. Paul, St. Paul, MN) PD Archive (r. 1/11/1998)

TRADITIONAL (arr. Chouinard):  All through the nightBill Chouinard (2011 Schantz/Church of the Gesu, Milwaukee, WI) PD Archive (r. 8/13/2011)

GEORGE SHEARING:  2 Pieces (Amazing Grace & I love Thee, Lord), fr Sacred SoundsPIERRE COCHEREAUScherzo SymphoniqueDaryl Robinson (2003 Blackinton/Bethel University, Arden Hills, MN) PD Archive (r. 9/19/14)

Filler – MILLER:  A Flower Opens (see above)

Many additional programs drawn from Minnesota performances can be accessed in the PIPEDREAMS program archive…give a listen!


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 Solid State Organ Systems of Alexandria, VA and Syndyne Corporation of Vancouver, WA, 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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