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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

Going On Record

…a New Year’s survey of recent recordings, focusing on American artists and instruments.

Audio 88 Min

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Music played in the program

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: movements from Number 5 of the 6 Sonatas for Organ, Opus 65 –John Stansell (1988 Kuhn/Justinuskirche, Frankfurt-Höchst, Germany) VQR Digital CD-2066

FRANÇOIS COUPERIN: 4 Kyries, from Mass for the Convents –Les Demoiselles de Saint-Cyr; Michel Bouvard (1741 Moucherel; 1754 Lépine/Église de la Nativité de la Sainte-Vierge, Cintegabelle, France) Sony Masterworks SK-57486

JAN PIETERSZOON SWEELINCK: Under the linden greenJames David Christie (1981 C.B. Fisk/Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA) Naxos 8.550904

LOUIS VIERNE: BerceuseRichard Proulx (1897 Felgemaker/Sacred Heart Music Center, Duluth, MN) Sacred Heart SHC-101

CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: 3rd movement, Allegro from Symphony Number 9 –Jesse Eschbach (1897 Felgemaker/Sacred Heart Music Center, Duluth, MN) Sacred Heart SHC-101

CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS: finale from Symphony Number 3, Opus 78 –Oslo Phil Orch/Mariss Jansons; Wayne Marshall (1890 Cavaillé-Coll/Église Saint-Ouen, Rouen, France) EMI Classics CDC 55184

CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS: finale from Symphony Number 3. JOSEPH JONGEN: finale from Symphonie Concertante for Organ and Orchestra, Opus 81 –Dallas Sym Orch/Eduardo Mata; Jean Guillou (1992 C.B. Fisk/Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, TX) Dorian DOR 90200

JOSEPH JONGEN: finale from Symphonie Concertante –French National Opera Orchestra, Georges Pretre, conductor; Virgil Fox (Cavaille-Coll; Gonzalez/Chaillot Palace, Paris, France) EMI Classics CDC 65075

EDVARD GRIEG (transcribed by Fox): I love youVirgil Fox (1953 Aeolian-Skinner/Riverside, New York, NY) EMI Classics CDC 65426

OLIVIER MESSIAEN: Complete Organ Works, movements 1 and 5 excerpted, from Book of the Holy SacramentDame Gillian Weir (1929; 1993 Frobenius/Århus Domkirke [Århus Cathedral], Denmark) Collins Classics

OLIVIER MESSIAEN: Meditations on the Mysteries of the Holy Trinity, movement 6 –Carol Beth Choate (1962 Austin/Cathedral of St. Joseph, Hartford, CT) AFKA SK-532

LEO SOWERBY: Bright, Blithe and Brisk, Scherzo –Robert Parris (1927 Skinner/St. Paul Episcopal, Rochester, NY) Premier CD-1039

CANDLYN: Thee we adore –Memphis Boychoir & Chamber Choir, John Ayer, conductor; David Kienzle (1990 Reuter/St. John Episcopal, Memphis, TN) Pro Organo CD-7053

J.S. BACH: 2 New Year's Chorales, from Orgelbüchlein, complete –Christopher Herrick (1992 Metzler/St. Martin Church, Rheinfelden, Switzerland) Hyperion CDA66756


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