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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

October Interlude

…performances and comments by husband-and-wife recitalists Cherry Rhodes and Ladd Thomas, organ faculty members of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.


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Music played in the program

WALTHER (transcribed): Concerto after Mr. Meck –Ladd Thomas (1980 Sipe/Hennepin Avenue UMC, Minneapolis, MN) recorded July 19, 1989

DEBUSSY (arranged by Raynor Brown): Prelude, Aria & Dance, from The Prodigal SonCherry Rhodes & Ladd Thomas (1958; 1968 Aeolian-Skinner/Trinity Wall Street, New York, NY) recorded April 12, 1988

CLARENCE MADER: Afternoon of a Toad [1949]–Cherry Rhodes (1992 C.B. Fisk/Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, TX) recorded October 4, 1993. Pipedreams CD-1002

MADER: Concerto for Organ [1968]–Ladd Thomas; recorded July 19, 1989

MADER: October Interlude [1947]–Cherry Rhodes (1934 Aeolian-Skinner/Grace Episcopal Cathedral, San Francisco, CA) recorded October 19, 1989. Pipedreams CD-1002

CALVIN HAMPTON: Prelude and Variations on The Old HundredthCherry Rhodes (1981 Visser-Rowland/Bates Recital Hall, University of Texas, Austin, TX) Pro Organo CD-7009



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