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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

1862 Cavaillé-Coll
1862 Cavaillé-Coll/St. Sulpice, Paris

Seventh Heaven

…for the seventh day of the seventh month, scores by Widor, Rheinberger and Guilmant offer players and listeners a rainbow of tonal possibility!

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Hour 1

EDWARD SHIPPEN BARNESEsquisse, fr Seven Sketches, Op. 34Adam Pajan (2004 Kegg/Basilica of St. John the Baptist, Canton, OH) Raven 149

CHARLES-MARIE WIDOROrgan Symphony No. 7, Op. 42, no. 3 (each of the work’s six movements is played by a different artist on a different instrument):
     Moderato(i.) –Christian Schmitt (1890 Cavaillé-Coll/St, Ouen Abbey, Rouen) cpo 777 678
     Choral(ii.) –Pierre Pincemaille (1845 Cavaillé-Coll/La Madeleine, Paris) Solstice 183
     Andante/Allegretto (iii) –Christoph Maria Moosmann (2007 Späth/St. Georg Church, Riedlingen) Col Legno 20101
     Allegro non troppo(iv.) –Jeremy David Tarrant (2013 Casavant/1st Presbyterian Church, Kirkwood, MO) Raven 146
     Lento(v.) –Angela Kraft Cross (1880 Cavaillé-Coll/St. François-de-Sales, Lyon) Compass 7126
     Finale (vi.) –Daniel Roth (1862 Cavaillé-Coll/St. Sulpice, Paris) Fugue State 10

FILLER – WIDOR Moderato 1st movement (see above)

Hour 2

JOSEF RHEINBERGERSonata No. 7 in f, Op. 127
     Allegro (i.) –E. Power Biggs (Steinmeyer/Deutsches Museum, Munich) Columbia ML 5199 (LP)
     Andante (ii.) –Rudolf Innig (1888 Walcker/Stadtkirche, Winterthur, Switzerland) MD&G 317 0894
     Finale, Grave-Fuga (iii.) –Bruce Stevens (1868 Hook/Christ Church, Charlottesville, VA) Raven 993

ALEXANDRE GUILMANTSonata No. 7 in F, Op. 89
     Entrée (i.) & Lento assai (ii.) –Joris Verdin (1900 Willis/St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dundalk, Ireland) Ricercar 267
     Intermezzo (iii.) & Grand Choeur (iv.) –George Lartigau (1883 Puget/Saint Amans, Rodez) EMA 9514
     Cantabile (v.) & Final (vi.) –Ben van Oosten (1890 Cavaillé-Coll/St. Ouen, Rouen) MD&G 316 0340

FILLER – WIDOR Finale 6th movement (cpo 777 678)

APOBAContinuing support of PIPEDREAMS is provided in memory of Wesley C. Dudley by his family, with additional support from Walter McCarthy, Clara Ueland, and the Greystone Foundation, by Jan Kirchner on behalf of her family foundation, by the Art and Martha Kaemmer Fund of the HRK Foundation, in celebration of the life of Martha Hulings Kaemmer, and by listener-contributors to this public radio station. Additional support comes from Randall Dyer & Associates, Inc. of Jefferson City, TN, and C. B. Fisk, Inc. of Gloucester, MA, members of APOBA, the Associated Pipe Organ Builders of America, a collaborative of designers, creators, and maintainers of pipe organs found in religious and educational institutions, concert halls, and residences throughout the United States and beyond. An APOBA resource guide and member prospectus is available at APOBA.COM.

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