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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

2012 Schantz
2012 Schantz/Church of the Gesu, Milwaukee, WI

American Composers

…creative talents from the 20th and 21st centuries have contributed importantly to the repertoire of the King of Instruments.

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

ROBERT ELMORE: Fantasy on Nursery TunesRobert Plimpton (Wanamaker Organ, Macy’s Department Store, Philadelphia, PA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 6/2/12)

HENRY MARTIN: Prelude & Fugue No. 13 in b-flat; Prelude & Fugue No. 14 in D-flatDavid Crean (2007 Kegg/All Saint’s Lutheran Church, Worthington, OH) Pipedreams Archive (r. 2/8/15)

CHARLES ORE: SonataWyatt Smith (2012 Schantz/ Church of the Gesu, Milwaukee, WI) Pipedreams Archive (r. 11/12/13)

DAN MILLER: Count your blessingsDan Miller (1990 Möller/Calvary Church, Charlotte, NC) Miller 1990

VINCENT PERSICHETTI: Chorale-prelude, Drop, drop slow tearsJoshua Boyd (1927 Skinner + 1955 Aeolian- Skinner/Hill Auditorium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI) Pipedreams Archive (r. 9/29/14)

DAVID DAHL: Partita on Lobe den HerrenMark Brombaugh (1979 Brombaugh/Christ Episcopal Church, Tacoma, WA) Raven 953

Filler – ELMORE (see above)

Hour 2

NEIL STIPP: Fantasy for Organ (1975) —Neil Stipp (1975 Schantz/Biola University, La Mirada, CA) Musical Arts 2007

GEORGE WALKER: Improvisation on St. Theodolph (All Glory, Laud and Honor)Glenn Tucker (1927 Skinner - 1955 Aeolian-Skinner/Hill Auditorium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI) Pipedreams Archive (r. 11/19/13)

JAMES WOODMAN: Prelude & Passacaglia –Peter Sykes (1999 Noack/Neskirkja, Reykjavik, Iceland) Raven 640

DANIEL KNAGGS: Come unto me (2014) —Jesus College Choristers/Mark Williams, director; Robert Dixon (2008 Kuhn/Jesus College, Cambridge, England) Ecce Records 2017

WILLIAM BOLCOM: Black Host for Organ, Percussion and Electronic Track —Kay Kirchert, percussion; Stephen Tharp (2002 Klais/Konzerthaus, Bochum, Germany) Pipedreams Archive (r. 2/22/04)

AARON DAVID MILLER: Fantasia on a Theme of Gustav Holst (Thaxted)Daryl Robinson (2004 Glatter-Götz & Rosales/Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA) Gothic 49315

Filler – MARTIN: Fugue No. 13 in b-flat

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