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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

An Organists Yearbook

Celebrating PIPEDREAMS’ fifteenth anniversary and the season of Epiphany, with audio postcards of the year’s events, letters from listeners, projections for the future, and reviews of some new recordings.

Program Broadcast dates:

Music played in the program

JEAN LANGLAIS: FeteAnn Labounsky (1965 Beuchet-Debierre/St. Peter Cathedral, Angouleme, France) MHS CD-524290

JOHN WEAVER: Prelude on We gather togetherJohn Weaver (1960 Casavant Frères/Madison Avenue Presbyterian, Nw York, NY) Great Organs of New York 4CD-1001

CALVIN HAMPTON: Fanfare for the New Year –Christopher Babcock (1996 Turner/Holy Family RCC, New York, NY) Great Organs of New York 4CD-1001

CALVIN HAMPTON: Hymn, There's a wideness in God's mercy –Calvary Church Ensemble, Harry Huff, conductor (1963 Aeolian-Skinner/Calvary Episcopal, New York, NY) MPR tape recorded July 8, 1996

JULES GRISON: Toccata –Jane Parker-Smith (1876 Henry Willis/Salisbury Cathedral, England, UK) EMI Classics CDC 67291

GIROLAMO FRESCOBALDI: Capriccio sopra l'aria di Ruggiero –John Butt (18th century anonymous Italian organ/UC Berkeley, CA) Harmonia Mundi CD-907178

DOUGLAS E.BUSH: Hymn-prelude, Press forward saintsDouglas E. Bush (1987 Bigelow/Provo Central Stake, Provo, UT) Sanctus CD-1996

BRUCE NESWICK: Improvisation –Bruce Neswick (1996 Dower/Holy Cross Episcopal Church, Tyron, NC) MPR tape recorded February 16, 1996

EUGÈNE GIGOUT: Scherzo –Delbert Disselhorst (1996 Pasi/private residence in Kirkland, WA) MPR tape recorded August March 3, 1996

LOUIS VIERNE: Carillon de WestminsterLouis Robilliard (1996 Fisk/Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS) MPR tape recorded March 13, 1996

SCOTT JOPLIN: Magnetic Rag –Ethel Smith, organ (Hammond B-3) Decca DLP-8456

ABREU: Tico-TicoCharlie Balogh (Wurlitzer/Organ Stop Pizza, Mesa, AZ) Organ Stop CD-106

PAUL MANZ: Hymn-prelude, Joyful, joyful we adore thee –Richard Wegner (1951 Moeller/Immanuel Lutheran, Baltimore, MD) Immanuel CD-1010

RALF BÖLTING: Toccata on Happy BirthdaySylvie Poirier, Philip Crozier (1932 Casavant/Church of Saints Andrew and Paul, Montreal) REM CD-311291


Filler –JEAN GUILLOU: Improvisation on GreensleevesJean Guillou (1969 Kleucker/Notre-Dame des Neiges, Alpe d'Huez) Dorian CD-90112


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