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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

Two Roads to Wichita

…leading us to the marvelous Marcussen organ at Wiedemann Hall of Wichita State University and the wonderful Wurlitzer at Century II Convention Center.

Program Broadcast dates:

•September 18, 1989 as Show #8938

•July 17, 1995 as Show #9529

 

Audio 88 Min

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Music played in the program

VINCENT LÜBECK: Praeludium in E

GIROLAMO FRESCOBALDI: Aria detto lo Balletto

ALAIN Second Fantasy

GEORG BÖHM: Praeludium in C

J.S. BACH: Vivace, from Trio Sonata Number 6 in G

CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: Intermezzo, from Symphony Number 6

TRADITIONAL: All through the night

THOMAS AUGUSTINE ARNE: Rule, Brittania

VESSELLA (arranged by Nalle): The Road to Mandalay

VICTOR HERBERT (arranged by Nalle): When you're away

MARCEL DUPRÉ: Preludio, from Organ Symphony Number 2

FRANÇOIS-HENRI HOUBART: Improvisation Fantasy & Toccata

 

Performers on the 1986 Marcussen organ include Michael Farris, Gillian Weir, Dennis Bergin and Francois-Henri Houbart. On the Wichita Wurlitzer, formerly of New York City's Paramount Theater, you'll hear Carlo Curley, Lynn Larsen, and the incomparable Billy Nalle. Those recordings not made in concert are available on the Pro Arte label.

 

 

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