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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[1862 Cavaillé-Coll at Saint Sulpice, Paris, France]
1862 Cavaillé-Coll organ at Léglise Saint-Sulpice, Paris, France

[1915 Austin organ at the Spreckels Pavilion, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA]
1915 Austin organ at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA

[1877 Johnson at Our Lady of Good Counsel, Mankato, MN]
1877 Johnson organ at Our Lady of Good Counsel, Mankato, MN

[2005 Dan Jaeckel organ in the Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center at Emory University, Atlanta, GA]
2005 Jaeckel organ at Emory University, Atlanta, GA

An Organist’s Yearbook

The traditional summary of a past year’s events, with resolutions for the New Year to come.

Audio 1 hr 58 Min

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Music played in the program

JOSEPH-GUY ROPARTZ: ClochesÉric Lebrun (1894 Cavaillé-Coll/Église Saint-Antoine des Quinze-Vingts, Paris, France) JAV CD-155

MARCEL DUPRÉ: Meditation Number 13, from Le Chemin de la Croix, Opus 29 –Stephen Tharp (1862 Cavaillé-Coll/Église Saint-Sulpice, Paris, France) JAV CD-161

CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: Kyrie, from Mass, Opus 36 –Choeur Darius Milhaud, Camille Haedt-Goussu; Ensemble Dodecamen, Christopher Hyde; Mark Dwyer (1844 Daublaine & Callinet; 1857 Cavaillé-Coll Choir organ/Église Saint-Sulpice, Paris, France); Daniel Roth (1862 Cavaillé-Coll/Église Saint-Sulpice, Paris, France) JAV CD-158

LOUIS VIERNE: Scherzo, from Organ Symphony Number 2 –Michael Kaminsky (1922 Skinner/Holy Innocents RCC, Brookly, NY) Pipedreams Archive recorded December 8, 2005

DOMENICO ZIPOLI: Al Post Communio and All’ Offertorio, from Sonate d’intavolaturaDavid Higgs (1770c. Italian/University Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY) Loft LRCD-1077

GUILLAUME LASCEUX: March in F –Roland Muhr (1736 Fux/Fürstenfeldbruck Monastery, Germany) Motette CD MOT 13275 NOTE: this is one of more than four-dozen instruments to be visited by the Pipedreams Spring 2006 European Organ Tour in southern Germany, April 28—May 11, 2006.

GEORGE C. BAKER: Improvisations on Texas Tunes –George C. Baker (1992 C.B. Fisk/Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, TX) from a Pipdreams Live event recorded April 25, 2005

DAVID GEHRENBECK: The snow lay on the ground –Robert Baker (1985 Casavant Frères/Evelyn Chapel, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL) Yale Institute of Sacred Music, special edition recordings

NANCY PLUMMER FAXON: Intermezzo –John Weaver (1921 E.M. Skinner/Old South Church, Boston, MA) Pipedreams PD 1001

LEONARD CIAMPA: Jesu, redemptor omniumLeonard Ciampa (1859 Hook/First Baptist, Jamaica Plain, MA) AFKA SK-428

MARC-ANTOINE CHARPENTIER: Te Deum Prelude –Simon Bowler (1894 Hill; 1982 Harrison & Harrison/Peterborough Cathedral, England, UK) Sound Alive Music CD-502

DAVID N. JOHNSON: Voluntary in D-flat –Katharine Pardee (1950 Holtkamp/Setnor Auditorium, Crouse College, Syracuse, NY) Pipedreams Archive recorded May 1995

ROBERT PAOLI: Prelude & Processional, from The Syracuse CollectionWill Headlee (1952 Holtkamp/Hendricks Chapel, Syracuse University, NY) Pipedreams Archive recorded May 1995

JESSE GREER: FlapperetteCarol Williams (1915 Austin/Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA) Spreckels Organ Society CD-8

MARCEL DUPRÉ: Magnificat, Opus 18, number 10 –Janis Haustein (1877 Johnson & Son/Our Lady of Good Counsel Abbey, Mankato, MN) SSND CD-2005

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE: Toccata in F, BuxV 145 –Craig Cramer (2004 Fritts/Reyes Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Notre Dame University, Notre Dame, IN) Pipedreams Archive recorded September 2005, provided by JAV Recordings

STEPHEN PAULUS: King David’s Dance, premiere –Timothy Albrecht (2005 Jaeckel/Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA) Pipedreams Archive recorded September 18, 2005

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