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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[Thomas Trotter][decorative stamp]
Thomas Trotter

[2006 Dobson/Verizon Hall, Philadelphia, PA][decorative stamp]
2006 Dobson at Verizon Hall, Philadelphia, PA

Thomas Trotter at the Kimmel Center

…a concert performance by one of England’s foremost virtuosos, featuring the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ in Philadelphia’s Verizon Hall.

Audio Complete Show 1 hr 58 Min

Audio 1519 Hour 1 59:00 Min

Audio 1519 Hour 2 59:00 Min

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

HUBERT H. PARRYFantasia and Fugue in GJOHN BULLWhat care you?  ANONYMOUS:  2 Pieces (My Lady Carey’s Dompe; Ut, Re, Mi).  BULLThe Battle.  J. S. BACHTrio Sonata No. 1 in E-flat, BWV 525JOSEPH BONNETVariations de ConcertRICHARD WAGNER (trans. Lemare)Lohengrin Prelude (Act 3)Thomas Trotter (2006 Dobson/Verizon Hall, Philadelphia, PA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 3/9/13)

Hour 2

PERCY GRAINGER (arr. Trotter):  Molly on the ShoreThomas Trotter (1951 Aeolian-Skinner/1st Baptist Church, Longview, TX) Pipedreams Archive (r. 11/14/13)

SIR EDWARD ELGAR (trans. Brewer):  Chanson de matin, Op. 15, no. 2 –Thomas Trotter (1834 Hill-1933 Willis-1984 Mander/Town Hall, Birmingham, England) Decca 436 656

WAGNER (trans. Lemare):  Pilgrim’s Chorus, fr TannhäuserWAGNER (trans. Lemare):  Siegfried’s Rhine Journey, fr Die GotterdämmerungWAGNER (trans. Lemare):  Ride of the Valkyries, fr Die WalküreWAGNER (trans. Lemare):  Rienzi OvertureEDWIN H. LEMAREAndantino in D–flatThomas Trotter (2006 Dobson/Verizon Hall) Pipedreams Archive (r. 3/9/13)


Thanks to Joe Hannigan of Weston Sound and public radio station WRTI-Philadelphia for their cooperation in providing this recording.  Keep tabs on future events in the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ Series at Verizon Hall.

Thomas Trotter’s performances of Wagner can be enjoyed on CD in recordings made at Birmingham Town Hall (Regent 265  and Decca 436656).

Enjoy these additional PIPEDREAMS archive programs that feature the artistry of Thomas Trotter:

            Program #1444 – Texas Treasures
            Program #1308 – Thomas Trotter! 
            Program #0435 – From Royal Albert Hall
            Program #0314 – Out in the Hall

These programs also highlight the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ (by Dobson) at Verizon Hall:

            Program #1443 – Verizon Hall Spotlight
            Program #1121 – Kimmel Center Concert Collective
            Program #1028 – Hats Off for Hector!
            Program #0940 – Verizon Virtuosity
            Program #0821 – Paul Jacobs at Verizon Hall
            Program #0741 – A View of the Verizon



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