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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

The American Muse

Vibrant and colorful compositions by 20th century composers in the United States, important additions to the organ’s ongoing tradition.

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Music played in the program

DAVID CHERWIEN: 3 Hymn Settings: Holy, holy, holy; What wondrous love is this?; Built on a Rock –Good Shepherd Lutheran Choir and Ensemble; David Cherwien (1970 Reuter/Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Minneapolis, MN) Summa CD-1997

ROY HARRIS: Chorale for Organ and Brass –London Gabrieli Brass Ensemble; Christopher Bowers-Broadbent (2006 MPOS-Rodgers combination organ/All Hallows, Gospel Oak, London, England, UK) Hyperion CDA66517

MARK FAX: 3 Pieces for Organ –David F. Oliver (1992 Ontko & Young/First Scots Presbyterian, Charleston, SC) Oliver Productions CD-12422

HAROLD STOVER: Neumark Variations. Rachmaninoff: Prelude in g, Opus 23, number 5 –Jeannine Morrison, piano; Alan Morrison (1992 Ruffatti/Spivey Hall, Clayton State University, Morrow, GA) ACA Digital 20050

ORPHA OCHSE: Prelude and Two Fugues for Flute and Organ –Frances Shelly, flute; Steven Egler (1986 Marcussen/Wiedemann Hall, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS) Summit 174

DAVID OTT: Toccata Antiphonia –Paula Engerer, oboe; Carla Edwards (1990 Wolff/Christ Church Episcopal Cathedral, Indianapolis, IN) Calcante CD-013

LEO SOWERBY: Toccata on AGO –Gloriae Dei Brass Ensemble; James Jordan (1932 Aeolian-Skinner/All Saint’s Episcopal, Worcester, MA) Gloria Dei Cantores 016

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