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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

John-Paul Buzard organ
1998 Buzard organ in the Cathedral of Saint Paul, Oklahoma City, OK.

After the Fall

Sometimes faith is all that’s left. And all that’s needed when disaster strikes. All is not lost, and on the next Pipedreams broadcast, our music represents the rekindled spirits which responded to the horrific bombing in Oklahoma City, the devastating tremors of a Los Angeles earthquake, a hurricane in Charleston, South Carolina, and a chapel fire in Kent, England. Out of the rubble and despair rises harmony and new enthusiasm. Scott Raab, Wayne Foster, Kevin Bowyer, and Thomas Harmon show us the way with music of hope rekindled.

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Music played in the program

J.S. BACH: Chorale-prelude, We all believe, S. 680. DOMENICO SCARLATTI: Sonata in C, K. 255. HUGO DISTLER: 3 Spielstücke, Numbers 1, 7 & 2. WILLIAM ROWAN: Trumpet Voluntary. HERBERT HOWELLS: Anthem, Like as the hart. J.S. BACH: Fugue in b, S. 544 –Choir of the Episcopal Cathedral; H. Scott Raab & Vicki Schaeffer (1998 Buzard/Cathedral of St. Paul, Oklahoma City, OK) Pipedreams Archive recorded February 8, 2000

CHARLES TOURNEMIRE: Fantasie-Improvisation, Ave maris stellaStewart Wayne Foster (1992 Ontko & Young/First Scots Presbyterian, Charleston, SC) Towerhill TH-71988

MALCOLM WILLIAMSON: Vision of Christ-PhoenixKevin Bowyer (1995 Marcussen/St. Augustine Chapel, Tonbridge School, Kent, England, UK) Nimbus NI 5509

HORATIO PARKER: Fugue in c, Opus 36, #3 –Thomas Harmon (1930 Aeolian-Skinner/Royce Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA) Orion LP-76255

MARK CARLSON: Concerto for Organ & Orchestra [1997] –UCLA Philharmonia, Jon Robertson, conductor; Thomas Harmon (1930 Aeolian-Skinner/Royce Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA) UCLA recording November 16, 1999

Filler –CHARLES TOURNEMIRE (see above)

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