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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

Isabelle Demers

Isabelle At Large

…concert and session recordings highlight one of today’s outstanding performer-teachers, Baylor University’s petite powerhouse, Isabelle Demers.

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

ANTONIO VIVALDI (arr. Guillou):  (Cello) Concerto in dHENRY MARTINPrelude & Fugue No. 6 in f#AUGUSTIN BARIÉIntermezzo, fr Symphony, Op. 5J. S. BACHCanonic Variations on Vom Himmel hoch, BWV 769aIsabelle Demers (2003 Blackinton/Bethel University, Arden Hills, MN) PD Archive (r. 3/24/19)

SERGEI PROKOFIEV (trans. Demers):  Montagues & Capulets, fr Romeo & JulietIsabelle Demers (1995 Marcussen/Tonbridge School, Kent, England) Acis 42386 

Filler – PROKOFIEV: Romeo at the Fountain (fr Acis 42386)

Hour 2

MAX REGERAve Maria in D-flat, Op. 80, no. 5Isabelle Demers (2005 Murphy/St. Patrick’s Church, New Orleans, LA) Pro Organo 7259

BACHPrelude & Fugue in D, BWV 532Isabelle Demers (1995 Marcussen/Tonbridge School, Kent, England) Acis 42386 

RACHEL LAURIN2 Etudes, fr Op. 68HECTOR BERLIOZ (trans. Demers):  Un Bal, fr Symphonie FantastiqueGEORGE THALBEN-BALLVariations on a Theme of PaganiniFELIX MENDELSSOHNAllegro con brio (i.), fr Sonata No. 4 in B-flat, Op. 65Isabelle Demers (Bethel University, r. 3/24/19)

Filler – MARTIN:  Fugue No. 6 (see above)

We’ve included Isabelle’s concert comments and excerpts from an onstage conversation with Michael Barone.

APOBAContinuing support of PIPEDREAMS is provided in loving memory of Wesley and Lucinda Dudley by their 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 Integrated Organ Technologies, Inc. of Roswell, GA, and Kegg Pipe Organ Builders of Hartville, OH, 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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