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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

Organs Here and There (Part 1)

An engaging miscellany of seven instruments, ranging in size from 12-stops to 40-stops, from the shops of American builders Gene Bedient, Jan van Daalen and Fritz Noack.

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Music played in the program

FELIX MENDELSSOHN*: Sonata Number 2 in C, Opus 65, movements 1 & 3. J.S. BACH: 2 Chorale-preludes: Allein Gott, S. 711; Liebster Jesu, S. 731, MILHAUD*: Pastorale. HELMUT WALCHA**: Chorale-prelude, Herzliebster Jesu. GEORGE SHEARING**: Hymn-prelude, Amazing Grace. JOHN RUTTER: Toccata in Seven –Charles H. Webb* (1997 Bedient/Bay UMC, Bay Village, OH); David Boe (1995 Bedient/Grace Lutheran, Oberlin, OH); also at Bay Village**

ENGEL: Variations on In dulci jubilo –John Eggert (1983 Jan van Daalen/Jehovah Lutheran, Saint Paul, MN)

JOHANN LEMCKERT: Partita on Ik will mij gaan vertroostenJohann Lemckert (1995 van Daalen/Western Seminary, Holland, MI) Van Daalen CD-96806

RUSZCZYNSKI: Toccata JMFChristopher Young (1991 van Daalen/Nativity of Mary RCC, Bloomington, MN)

ARTHUR FOOTE: Cantilena in G, Opus 71, Number 1. CHARLES GOUNOD: Funeral March of a Marionette –Bruce Stevens (1997 Noack/Second Presbyterian, Richmond, VA)

JOHANN PACHELBEL: 2 Chorale-preludes: Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ; Vom himmel hochJoseph Payne (1995 Noack/Christ the King Lutheran, Houston, TX) Centaur CD-2306

J.S. BACH: Prelude & Fugue in C, S. 547 –Martin Rost (1995 Noack/Christ the King Lutheran, Houston, TX)

With two noted exceptions, performances were recorded in concert.

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