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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

1978 Sipe at Luther College, Decorah, IA
1978 Sipe organ at Luther College, Decorah, IA

1992 Wolff at Christ Church Cathedral, Indianapolis, IN
1990 Wolff organ at Christ Church Cathedral, Indianapolis, IN

1937 Wicks at Saint Mary’s Cathedral, Peoria, IL
1937 Wicks organ at the Cathedral of Saint Mary, Peoria, IL

The ‘I’s Have It

Some select pipe organs in Illinois, Indiana and Iowa share the good muse.

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Music played in the program

HENRY PURCELL: Rondeau, from Abdelazer. JOHANN PACHELBEL: Fantasia in d. J.S. BACH: Opening Chorus, from Cantata, Ein feste Burg, S. 80 –Empire Brass Quintet; William Kuhlman (1978 Sipe/Center for Faith and Life, Luther College, Decorah, IA) Telarc CD-80614

LEO SOWERBY: Ballade for English Horn and Organ –Paula Engerer, eh; Carla Edwards (1990 Wolff/Christ Church Episcopal Cathedral, Indianapolis, IN) Calcante CD-013

EDWARD SHIPPEN BARNES: Intermezzo, from Organ Symphony Number 2, Opus 37; Solemn Prelude, Opus 24 –Simon Nieminski (1937 Wicks/Cathedral of St. Mary, Peoria, IL) Pro Organo CD 7131

MAX DRISCHNER & JOHN LEAVITT & JOHN SCHWANDT: Verses on O morning star, how fair and brightJohn Schwandt, organ. PERCY WHITLOCK: Allegretto, Folk Tune and Paean, from 5 Short Pieces –Andrew Kotylo (1998 Wilson/St. Thomas Lutheran, Bloomington, IN) Pipedreams Archive recorded February 7, 1999

GEORGE WHITEFIELD CHADWICK: Theme, Variations and Fugue –John Gouwens (1951 Möller/Culver Academy Chapel, Culver, IN) Gouwens CD-2005

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