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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

Harbach on Bach

…recital and session recordings of traditional and contemporary repertoire, featuring American organist Barbara Harbach.

Program Broadcast dates:

•March 13, 1989 as Show #8911

•January 16, 1995 as Show #9503

Links and Resources:

Music played in the program

BACH: Prelude in E-flat, S. 552; 3 Kyrie Settings, S. 672/4; Chorale-prelude (arranged by Harbach), Gott, der du die Liebe heisst, from Cantata Number 33 –Charles Geyer & Barbara Butler, trumpet

GARDNER READ: 4 Preludes on Old Southern Hymns

NORMAN DELLO JOIO: Laudation [1965]

WILLIAM ALBRIGHT: Nocturne & Chimera, from Organbook III [1978]

ROBERTA BITGOOD: On an Ancient Alleluia [1962]

CARY RATCLIFF: Echo Tune Number 1 [1983]

BACH: Kyrie, Gott, Vater in Ewigkeit, S. 669; Kyrie, Gott, heiliger Geist, C. 671

Ms. Harbach is on the music faculty of Washington State University, and was recorded on the 1983 Fisk organ at Downtown Presbyterian Church, Rochester, NY, Gasparo CD-258 and GSC-262, the 1986 Noack organ at the Convent of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, MN, recorded February 7, 1988 and an Allen Digital Organ at Rochester's Strasenburgh Planetarium from a 1983 recording provided by WXXI. Information on the many additional compact discs of Barbara Harbach's playing is available from Gasparo Records.

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