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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

Community of Christ Auditorium
Community of Christ Auditorium

Rising Stars & Pipedreams Live! (II)

…more young Quimby-AGO Regional Competition winners perform at the Community of Christ Auditorium in Independence, Missouri.

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

CHARLES-MARIE WIDORAllegro (i), fr Symphony No. 6 in g, Op. 42, no. 2LOUIS VIERNEAllegro vivace (iv.), fr Symphony No. 1 in d, Op. 14DAVID CONTEPastorale & ToccataJiaqi Shao (Northeast Region)

SEARLE WRIGHT: Prelude on GreensleevesJohn Obetz (RBW 002)

MARCEL DUPRÉPrelude in g, Op. 7, no. 3aMAURICE DURUFLÉSicilienne, fr Suite, Opus 5WIDORAllegro vivace (i), fr Symphony No. 5 in f, Op. 42, no. 1Bruce Xu (Southeast Region)

Filler – VIERNE Allegro vivace, fr Symphony No. 1 (see above)

Hour 2

JEAN LANGLAIS: Arabesque sur les flutes. JOSÉ LIDON: Sonata de 1e Tono Catharine Crozier (Fleur de Lis 0601)

JOSEPH JONGEN: Priére. CESAR FRANCK: Choral No. 3 in a John Obetz (RBW 002 & 010)

MAX REGERFantasy & Fugue on B-A-C-H, Op. 46Collin Miller (Southwest Region)

Filler – WIDOR:  Allegro, fr Symphony No. 6 (see above)

Shao, Xu, and Miller were recorded during the 2018 National Convention of the American Guild of Organists (r. 7/5/18). Obetz performances were drawn from the archive of The Auditorium Organ broadcast series (RBW 010).

Michael Barone chatted with these promising youthful performers during the 2018 AGO National Convention (r. 7/5/18). They played the legendary 113-rank Aeolian-Skinner organ made famous through The Auditorium Organ broadcasts with John Obetz.

The next crop of Quimby Rising Stars will perform during the next National Convention of the American Guild of Organists in and around Atlanta, Georgia, July 6-10, 2020.

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 Kegg Pipe Organ Builders of Hartville, OH, and Letourneau Organs Limited of St. Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada, 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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