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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[Wurlitzer/Organ Stop Pizza, Mesa, AZ]
Wurlitzer at Organ Stop Pizza, Mesa, AZ

Cinema Sensations

…though some instruments were specifically created to accompany silent films, pipe organs have proven that they can tackle movie music of any sort!

Audio Complete Show 1 hr 58 Min

Audio 1639 Hour 1 59:00 Min

Audio 1639 Hour 2 59:00 Min

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

MIKLÓS RÓZSA: El Cid OverturePhilipp Pelster (2013 Klais/León Cathedral, Spain) Antes 319296

HANS ZIMMER: Pirates of the Caribbean(medley) –Charlie Balogh (Wurlitzer/Organ Stop Pizza, Mesa, AZ) ERB Enterprises 120

LESLIE BRICUSSE & ANTHONY NEWLEY: Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (medley) –Mark Herman (Wurlitzer/Aveni Studio, Gates Mills, OH)

CAMERON CARPENTER: Music for an Imaginary FilmCameron Carpenter (2013 Marshall & Ogletree/International Touring Organ) Sony Classical 379688

ENNIO MORRICONE: Gabriel’s Oboe, fr The MissionWilma Jensen (1827 Skinner+1963 Aeolian-Skinner/Cathedral of Saint Paul, St. Paul, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 9/29/09)

JOHN WILLIAMS: Star Wars (The Desert/Robot Auction; Cantina Band; Prince Lea’s Theme; Throne Room/End Title) –John Rose (1962 Austin/Cathedral of St. Joseph, Hartford, CT) Towerhill 1008

Hour 2

MAX STEINER: King Kong March –Simon Gledhill (1928 Wurlitzer/Fox Theatre, Detroit, MI) CLUE 436

MAX STEINER: Gone With the WindGaylord Carter (Wurlitzer/Simonton Studio, Los Angeles, CA) Delos 8102

JIM RIGGS: The Motion Picture Herald MarchJim Riggs (1931 Wurlitzer/Paramount Theatre, Oakland, CA) Melody Masters 107

BASIL POLEDOURIS (trans. Pelster): Conan the Barbarian (Anvil of Crom; Theology/Civilization; Orphans of the Doom/The Awakening) –Philipp Pelster (1998 Glatter-Götz/Claremont United Church of Christ, Claremont, CA) Naxos 8.573444

KENNETH ALFORD: Colonel Bogey March, from Bridge on the River KwaiDave Wickerham (Wurlitzer/Wheaton-Fox Studio, Wheaton, IL) Wheaton 2006

RICHARD ADDINSELL: Warsaw Concerto, fr Dangerous MoonlightJelani Eddington, piano and organ (Wurlitzer/Saunders Studio, Racine, WI) RJE Productions1677

ROBERT & RICHARD SHERMAN: Mary Poppins (medley) –Christ McPhee (Capri Theatre, Goodwood, South Australia) McPhee 004

ROZSA: Legend & Epilogue, fr El CidPhilipp Pelster (2013 Klais/León Cathedral, Spain) Antes 319296

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