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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[Aeolian-Skinner at the National Cathedral]
Aeolian-Skinner at the National Cathedral

American Tapestry

…whether picturesque or provocative, these diverse composers weave an intriguing spell.

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Hour 1

LEO SOWERBYPageantGarnell Copeland (1956 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Thomas Church, New York, NY) Vermont Organ Academy 88295

JAMES H. ROGERSScherzoso –Charles Echols (1927 Casavant-2001 Schantz/St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi, MN) Raven 978

ALFRED FEDAKVariations on Beach SpringChristopher Marks (1865 Beach/United Presbyterian Church, Schaghticoke, NY) OHS 2006

GARY DAVISONMagnificat, fr St. Francis Canticles –Washington National Cathedral Girl Choristers/ Michael McCarthy, director; Christopher Betts (Aeolian-Skinner/National Cathedral) Gothic 49289

JAMES WOODMANHarmony & Counterpoint in C (Lydian)Erik Simmons (1973 Marcussen/Laurenskerk, Rotterdam, Netherlands) Soundspells 139

GEORGE BAKERDanse DiaboloqueStephen Tharp (2009 Schoenstein/St. James Episcopal Church, New York, NY) Acis 31995

OLIVER SHAW:  The Bristol March.  ADOLPHUS HAILSTORKKum ba yahSHAWTrip to PawtucketTimothy Broege (1885 Roosevelt/Memorial Church, Elberon, NJ) Glass Bottom Studios 2016

DAVID ASHLEY WHITE:  2 Pieces (Aria; Fanfare for St. Anthony) –Sigurd Øgaard (1991 Fisk/Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church, Houston, TX) Gothic 49229

Hour 2

CRAIG PHILLIPSFugue on the Carillon d’ArtDavid Heller (2009 Letourneau/Christ Church United Methodist, Louisville, KY) Raven 971

BILLY MAYERLJazz MasterGEORGE GERSHWINThey can’t take that away from meJOSEF MYROWYou make me feel so youngJelani Eddington (Wurlitzer/Renaissance Theatre, Mansfield, OH); Donny Rankin (Wurlitzer/Palace Theatre, Marion, OH) ATOS 2016

DAVID ASHLEY WHITE:  Canzona for Oboe and Organ –Grace Tice, oboe; Yuri McCoy (1998 Schoenstein/Chapel of St. Basil, University of St. Thomas, Houston, TX) Gothic 49299

STANLEY FRIEDMANSpin the painted ponyCarolyn Treybig, flute; Joel Treybig, trumpet; Andew Risinger (1969 Aeolian-Skinner/McAfee Concert Hall, Belmont University, Nashville, TN) Curvepoint 2017

ERIC STEWARTSonettoFelix Hell (1914 Steere-1958 Möller/St. Mark Lutheran Church, Hanover, PA) MSR Classics 1542

ANTHONY NEWMAN3 Pieces (Prelude in C; Entr’acte; Triple Fugue in C) –Anthony Newman  (1995 Russell/St. Matthew’s Church, Bedford, NY) Bachworks 1


Check us out online for more details about this upcoming tour October 30-November 13, 2017 (including a special day in Los Angeles), and plan to register and join us.

For further fun, we recommend these additional programs with an all-American focus:

Variations on America (Program #1225)
The American Muse (Program #0918)
American Holiday (Program #0426)
Bach in America (Program #1510)

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