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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

2012 Quimby2012 Quimby/St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral, San Diego, CA

Ladies, Be Good!

…across the centuries, women composers have shared their exceptional creativity.

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Hour 1

FANNY MENDELSSOHN: PreludeKimberly Marshall (1987 Rosales/Trinity Cathedral, Portland, OR) Loft 1021

BARBARA HARBACH: A Celebration of Hymns (Erre Gyere; Gloria; Vater unser; Darwall’s 148th)Barbara Harbach (1965 Aeolian-Skinner/Christ Church Cathedral, Saint Louis, MO) MSR 1254

TRADITIONAL (arr. Shtegman): NåjdenYana Mangi, voice; Tobias Broström, percussion; Kristina Shtegman (1987 Grönlund/Parish Church, Jokkmokk, Sweden) JFCD 16-1

ANNA VON HAUSSWOLFF: GoodbyeAnna von Hausswolff, voice & organ (1958 Hammarberg/Annedalkyrkan, Göteburg, Sweden) Other Music 006

FLORENCE PRICE: Festal March –Calvert Johnson (1972 Harrison/Christ Church, Savannah, GA) Calcante 14

ETHEL SMYTH: Schwing dich auf zu deinem GottChrista Rakich (1932 Kilgen/St. Justin Catholic Church, Hartford, CT) AFKA 527

EMMA LOU DIEMER: Psalm Interpretations (Nos. 18-126-130-123-29)Joan DeVee Dixon (1991 Reuter/Munger Chapel, University of the Ozarks, Clarksville, AR) RBW 018


A more comprehensive exploration of the music of Emma Lou Diemer is available in an archived PIPEDREAMS production (Emma Lou!, Program #1004), available for listening 24/7.

Hour 2

NANCY PLUMMER FAXON: IntermezzoJohn Weaver (1920 Skinner/Old South Church, Boston, MA) Pipedreams 1001

CAROL WILLIAMS: Spreckels Centennial Fanfare, Op. 14Carol Williams (2012 Quimby/St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral, San Diego, CA) Melcot 22

ESTER MÄGI: Dialog: Prelude with ChoralFrances Nobert (1998 Glatter-Götz & Rosales/United Church of Christ, Claremont, CA) Raven 550

ANGELA KRAFT CROSS: A Joyous Celebration (2009). KRAFT CROSS: Courage in a Time of Struggle (2011-12) –Angela Kraft Cross (2002 Dobson/Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels, Los Angeles, CA) Compass Audio 7201

ELFRIDA ANDRéE: Organ Symphony No. 1 in b (1891)Kimberly Marshall, 1st mvt (1987 Rosales/Trimity Cathedral, Portland, OR) Loft 1021; Wolfgang Baumgratz, 2nd mvt (1894 Sauer/Bremen Cathedral, Germany) IFO 40; Ralph Gustafsson, 3rd & 4th mvts (1878-1927 åkerman & Lund/St. Mary Magdalene Church, Stockholm) Swedish Society 1085


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