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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

1971 Holtkamp
1971 Holtkamp/Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

American Music

…a reflection on the diverse styles by which American composers express themselves.

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Audio 2017 Hour 1 59:00 Min

Audio 2017 Hour 2 59:00 Min

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

MICHAEL BURKHARDT:  Variations, All Glory, Laud and Honor –Michael Burkhardt (1988 Casavant/Christ College Chapel, Irvine, CA) MorningStar 11

SAMUEL ADLER:  Recitative –Robert Noehren (1966 Noehren/1st Baptist Church, Ann Arbor, MI) Lyrichord LP 7191

DAN MILLER:  Count your blessings –Dan Miller (1990 Möller/Calvary Church, Charlotte, NC) Miller 1990

MICHAEL DAUGHERTY:  Once Upon a Castle (revised version) –Nashville Symphony Orchestra/Giancarlo Guerrero; Paul Jacobs (2007 Schoenstein/Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, TN) Naxos 8.559798

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Hour 2

JAMES BATES:  All Things Bright and Beautiful –Susan Bates (1999 Dobson/West Market Street United Methodist Church/Greensboro, NC) Bates 0805

DONALD ERB:  Aubade –St. Paul’s Church Handbell Choir; Karel Paukert (1971 Holtkamp/Gartner Auditorium, Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH) Azica 71229

GERRE HANCOCK:  Toccata –Todd Wilson (1969 Adams/St. Thomas Church, New York, NY) Raven 951

FREDERICK FRAHM:  3 New Mexico Sketches (By the Rio Grande at Dawn; In Chaco Canyon at Noon; Dusk on the Plains of St. Augustine) –Wyatt Smith (2012 Schantz/Church of the Gesu, Milwaukee, WI) Pipedreams Archive (r. 11/12/13)

ROBERT ELMORE:  Rhythmic Suite –Robert Plimpton (Wanamaker Organ/Macy’s Department Store, Philadelphia, PA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 6/2/12)

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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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