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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

This Archive Program was Broadcast the week of:
April 23, 1984 as Program #30 [Show 8430]

AGO 1982 III

…a recital by Dr. Ladd Thomas of the University of Southern California on the Möller organ at National City Christian Church in Washington, DC, recorded during the 1982 National Biennial Convention of the American Guild of Organists.

Audio 88:45

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Music played in the program

Complete Program

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Sonata Number 1 in f, Opus 65, number 1

J.S. BACH: Trio Sonata Number 1 in E-flat, BWV 525

MARCEL DUPRÉ: Symphonie Passion, Opus 23
  i. The World Awaiting the Savior
 ii. Nativity
iii. Crucifixion
 iv. Resurrection
Ladd Thomas (1976 Möller/National City Christian Church, Washington, DC) recorded June 27, 1982

JOHN KNOWLES PAINE: Variations on Austria, Opus 3 –Eileen Morris Guenther (1964 Möller; 2001 Goulding & Wood/National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, DC) Vista LP 1076


On-location recordings of Ladd Thomas were engineered by Curt Wittig and John Widoff. Michael Smythe was engineer for the Vista LP.

This broadcast was another in a series of new programs that marked the full-time return of PIPEDREAMS to the national airwaves in 1983.



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