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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[1996 Austin/LaGrave Avenue Christian Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, MI][decorative stamp]
1996 Austin at LaGrave Avenue Christian Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, MI

[1979 Brombaugh/Christ Episcopal Church, Tacoma, WA][decorative stamp]
1979 Brombaugh at Christ Episcopal Church, Tacoma, WA

[1995 Russell/St. Matthew Episcopal Church, Bedford, NY][decorative stamp]
1995 Russell at St. Matthew Episcopal Church, Bedford, NY

[2010 Reuter/Christ United Methodist Church, Plano, TX][decorative stamp]
2010 Reuter at Christ United Methodist Church, Plano, TX

[1931 Skinner/Girard College, Philadelphia, PA][decorative stamp]
1931 Skinner at Girard College, Philadelphia, PA

The American Influence

…the traditions of organ music may be international, yet American composers have found their own unique voices.

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Audio 59:00 Min

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

LARRY VISSER:  Partita on By the Sea of Crystal –Larry Visser (1996 Austin/LaGrave Avenue Christian Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, MI) LaGrave 2007

DAVID DAHL:   Variations on Wondrous LoveMark Brombaugh (1979 Brombaugh/Christ Episcopal Church, Tacoma, WA) Raven 953

CRAIG PHILLIPS:   Suite BreveChristopher Wells (2009 Casavant/Christ Church, Bronxville,NY) Pro Organo 7256

DAN LOCKLAIRGlory and Peace (A Suite in Seven Reflections) –Thomas Murray (1954 Aeolian-Skinner/Cathedral of St. John the Divine, NYC) Pipedreams Archive (r. 10/30/13)

ANTHONY NEWMANEntr’acte and Triple Fugue in CAnthony Newman (1995 Russell/St. Matthew Episcopal Church, Bedford, NY) 903 Records 22013

Hour 2

SAMUEL ADLERReflectionBarbara Harbach (1958 Aeolian-Skinner/Westminster Presbyterian Church, Buffalo, NY) Gasparo 277

CONRAD SUSAMarch for a Joyous OccasionScott Montgomery (2010 Reuter/Christ United Methodist Church, Plano, TX) Raven 944

HAROLD STOVERMountain Music (At Evening; Quick Dance; Pilgrimage) –Harold Stover (1928 Skinner/St. Luke Cathedral, Portland, ME) Albany 765

DALE WOODCaricature of a Sunday School SongWALTER PELZFestive IntradaRonald Krebs (1970 Reuter/Institute of St. Joseph, Chippewa Falls, WI; 2007 Reuter/St. Bartholomew Community, Wayzata, MN) Raven 911

RANDALL FAUSTMeditation and Celebration for Horn and OrganAndrew Pelletier, horn; Brian Rotz (1922 Skinner/St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Toledo, OH) MRS Classics 1168

MICHAEL STAIRS:  Gospel Medley –Michael Stairs (1931 Skinner/Girard College, Philadelphia, PA) Stentor Music Services 00872



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