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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

1971 Holtkamp
1971 Holtkamp/Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

American Music

…a reflection on the diverse styles by which American composers express themselves.

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Audio Complete Show 1 hr 58 Min

Audio 2017 Hour 1 59:00 Min

Audio 2017 Hour 2 59:00 Min

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

MICHAEL BURKHARDTVariations, All Glory, Laud and HonorMichael Burkhardt (1988 Casavant/Christ College Chapel, Irvine, CA) MorningStar 11

SAMUEL ADLERRecitativeRobert Noehren (1966 Noehren/1st Baptist Church, Ann Arbor, MI) Lyrichord LP 7191

PAUL MANZGod of GraceDan Miller (1990 Möller/Calvary Church, Charlotte, NC) Miller 1990

MICHAEL DAUGHERTYOnce Upon a Castle (revised version)Nashville Symphony Orchestra/Giancarlo Guerrero; Paul Jacobs (2007 Schoenstein/Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, TN) Naxos 8.559798

Filler – BURKHARDT (see above)

Check out our archive to hear the original version of Once Upon a Castle as premiered by the Ann Arbor Symphony in 2003.

Hour 2

JAMES BATESAll Things Bright and BeautifulSusan Bates (1999 Dobson/West Market Street United Methodist Church/Greensboro, NC) Bates 0805

DONALD ERBAubadeSt. Paul’s Church Handbell Choir; Karel Paukert (1971 Holtkamp/Gartner Auditorium, Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH) Azica 71229

GERRE HANCOCKToccataTodd Wilson (1969 Adams/St. Thomas Church, New York, NY) Raven 951

FREDERICK FRAHM3 New Mexico Sketches (By the Rio Grande at Dawn; In Chaco Canyon at Noon; Dusk on the Plains of St. Augustine)Wyatt Smith (2012 Schantz/Church of the Gesu, Milwaukee, WI) Pipedreams Archive (r. 11/12/13)

ROBERT ELMORERhythmic SuiteRobert Plimpton (Wanamaker Organ/Macy’s Department Store, Philadelphia, PA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 6/2/12)

Filler – MANZ (see above)


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 Dobson Pipe Organ Builders of Lake City, IA, and Randall Dyer & Associates, Inc. of Jefferson City, TN, 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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