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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

Manhattan Matinee

Playing the daylights out of nine of New York City’s foremost instruments.

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Music played in the program

DAVID N. JOHNSON: Trumpet Tune in A –Christopher Herrick (1971 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Bartholomew Episcopal, New York, NY) Hyperion CDA66605

LEE HOIBY: Anthem, At the round earth’s imagined Corners –Choir of Trinity Church, James Simms, conductor; Larry King (1958; 1968 Aeolian-Skinner/Trinity Wall Street, New York, NY) Gothic G49035

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE: Prelude & Fugue in f# –Claudia Dumschat (1967 Beckerath/St. Michael Episcopal, New York, NY) Pro Organo CD 7054

MARCEL DUPRÉ: Prelude & Fugue in g, Opus 7, number 3 –Kyler Brown (1932 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Mary the Virgin Episcopal, New York, NY) B&V CD-1001

AARON COPLAND: Fanfare for the Common Man –Dorothy Papadakus (1954 Aeolian-Skinner; 2008 Quimby/Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, New York, NY) B&V CD-1001

LOUIS VIERNE: Naiades, Opus 55, number 4. SIGFRID KARG-ELERT: Claire de lune, Opus 72, number 3 –Marsha Heather Long (1954 Aeolian-Skinner; 2008 Quimby/Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, New York, NY) Koch CD-7008

HORATIO PARKER: 3 Pieces: Wedding Song, Opus 20, number 2; Scherzino, Opus 66, number 3; Fantasie, Opus 20, number 4 –Albert Ahlstrom (1895 Müller & Abel/St. Joseph - Yorkville, New York, NY) Raven OAR-340

JOHN WEAVER: Fantasie on Sine Nomine –John Weaver (1961 Casavant Frères; 2000 Schantz/Madison Avenue Presbyterian, New York, NY) B&V CD-1001

CALVIN HAMPTON: Variations on Amazing Grace –Thomas Stacy, eh; Harry Huff (1993 Mander/St. Ignatius Loyola RCC, New York, NY) Catalyst CD-61979

EDWARD BAIRSTOW: Gloria in excelsis, from Communion Service in D –Choir of Saint Thomas Church, Gerre Hancock, conductor; Michael Kleinschmidt (1956 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Thomas Episcopal, New York, NY) Koch CD-7093

New York City will be the site for the American Guild of Organist’s Centennial Convention, July 7-12, 1996, when most of these and many other instruments will be played. For more information, contact the Guild.

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