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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

Pomp and Pipes!

powerful music for organ, winds, brasses and percussion, performed in concert at the Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, TX.

The late Paul Riedo plays the 84-rank C.B. Fisk pipe organ in concert with the Dallas Wind Symphony, recorded May 18, 1993, Frederick Fennell conducts. This same ensemble repertoire, plus other selections, was later recorded in sessions at the Meyerson for an exceptional compact disc release from Reference Recordings, RR-58CD. The solo selections come from a compact disc by David Higgs, Delos DE-3148CD.

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Music played in the program

SIGFRID KARG-ELERT: Praise the Lord with Drums and Cymbals

CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: Lord, Save Thy People, Opus 84

CALVIN HAMPTON: At the Ballet, from 5 Dances –solo organ

ALFRED REED: Hallelujah! Laudamus Te

PERCY GRAINGER: The Power of Rome and the Christian Heart

ARTHUR WILLS: The Vikings, from The Fenlands Suite

RON NELSON: Pebble Beach Sojourn


This program was originally issued as #9416 in April 1994.


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