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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[1996 Wolff at Bales Recital Hall, Lawrence, Kansas][decorative stamp]
1996 Wolff at Bales Recital Hall, Lawrence, Kansas

[James Higdon][decorative stamp]
James Higdon

[Michael Bauer][decorative stamp]
Michael Bauer

Pipedreams Live! at the University of Kansas

…performances by and comments from students of Michael Bauer and James Higdon, featuring the Helmuth Wolff pipe organ in Bales Recital Hall in Lawrence.

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

NICOLAS DeGRIGNY: Veni Creator Verse (En taille) --Nick Bideler, organist

LOUIS VIERNE: Clair de lune (No. 5), fr Pieces de Fantasie, Op. 53 —John Deahl, organist

MAURICE DURUFLÉ: Prelude and Fugue on the Name ALAIN, Op. 7 —Song yi Park, organist

LOUIS VIERNE: Scherzo (iii.), fr Symphony No. 5, Op. 47Michael Emmerich, organist

OLIVIER MESSIAEN: Offrande et Alleluia, fr Livre du Saint SacrementYoomi Chang, organist

Hour 2

GUILLAUME–GABRIEL NIVERS: Plein Jeu, fr Suite on the 1st Tone –James Higdon, organist (DCD 2001)

JEHAN TITELOUZE: Verse, Ave maris stella —Brent Stull, organist

CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: Moderato cantabile (ii.), fr Symphony No. 8, Op. 42, no. 4Shirley Cheng, organist

JEAN GUILLOU: Saga No. 7Carrie Groenewold, organist

ELSA BARRAINE: Prelude and Fugue —Laura Rau, organist

LOUIS VIERNE: Finale: Allegro moderato (v.), fr Symphony No. 5, Op. 47Mark Paisar, organist


These performances were recorded in concert at the University of Kansas on the evening of April 9, 2013.

Additional music composed for and recorded during the inaugural season of the 1996 Hellmuth Wolff organ in Bales Hall features a performance by James Higdon of the Three Temperaments by Stephen Paulus can be found here.  Also enjoy by Nicolas de Grigny on the Gregorian chant Veni Creator, played by Nick Bideler.

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