Episode 78 – July 30, 2017

On this fifth Sunday of the month, we listen to some new CD releases. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Title: Procession Royale Composer: George Baker Organist: Stephen Cleobury Album: The King of Instruments – A Voice Reborn – Kings College KGS0020 Organ: 1934 … Continue readingEpisode 78 – July 30, 2017

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Episode 75 – July 9, 2017

This week we return to America for an hour of music by American composers. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Title: Fanfare d’Orgue Composer: Harry Rowe Shelley Organist: Charles Callahan Album: Charles Callahan plays American Music at Sacred Heart, Tampa Florida – Pro Organo … Continue readingEpisode 75 – July 9, 2017

Episode 74 – July 2, 2017

This week we celebrate Canada Day, albeit a day late. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Title: O Sons and Daughters, Let Us Sing Composer: Lynnwood Farnam Organist: Gordon Turk Album: Organ Echoes II – Organ: 1908 V/165 Hope-Jones, Ocean Grove Auditorium, Ocean Grove, … Continue readingEpisode 74 – July 2, 2017

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Episode 73 – June 25, 2017

This week we go to Germany for 6 early German composers. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Title: Chaconne en fa mineur (POP 16) Composer: Johann Pachelbel Organist: Vincent Boucher Album: Oeuvres Célèbres pour Orgue – Société Métropolitaine du Disque SMD 230-1 Organ: 1960 … Continue readingEpisode 73 – June 25, 2017

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Episode 72 – June 18, 2017

This week it’s organ plus one as we listen to works for organ and other instruments. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Title: O Divine Redeemer! Composer: Charles Gounod Organist: Paul Jacobs Soprano: Christine Brewer Album: Divine Redeemer – Naxos 8.573524 Organ: 2010 IV/116 … Continue readingEpisode 72 – June 18, 2017

Episode 71 – June 11, 2017

This week we listen to three French Romantic works. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Title: Chorale No. 3 in A minor – Quasi allegro Composer: César Franck Organist: Marie-Claire Alain Album: Franck – Great Organ Works – Erato 0630-12706-2 Organ: 1885 III/65 Cavaille-Coll, … Continue readingEpisode 71 – June 11, 2017

Episode 70 – June 4, 2017

This week we observe the liturgical day of Pentecost with music for the season. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Opening Title: Quatre Ricercari – pour la Pentecôte Composer: Johann Caspar Ferdinand Fischer Organist: Francis Chapelet Album: Historic European Organs – Baleares – Palma … Continue readingEpisode 70 – June 4, 2017

Episode 68 – May 21, 2017

This week we again pick out some dates from the calendar of organ history. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Title: Toccata in D major Composer: Marcel Lanquetuit Organist: Todd Gresick Album: Todd Gresick at St Ita Organ: 1951 IV/68 Wicks/Howells, St. Ita’s Catholic … Continue readingEpisode 68 – May 21, 2017

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Episode 67 – May 14, 2017

This week we celebrate the birthday of Noel Mander by listening to organs built and rebuilt by his company. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist Title: Rhapsody no. 3 in C-sharp minor Composer: Herbert Howells Organist: Gillian Weir Album: The Grand Organ of … Continue readingEpisode 67 – May 14, 2017

Episode 66, May 7, 2017

We start the month of May by picking some important dates of the calendar of organ history. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist Title: Prelude and Fugue in G Minor (WoO 10) Composer: Johannes Brahms Organist: Frederick Hohman Album: Methuen Century – Pro … Continue readingEpisode 66, May 7, 2017

Episode 65, April 30, 2017

For the fifth Sunday of April we listen to some new CD releases Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist Title: The Ride of the Valkyries transcribed by Edwin H. Lemare Composer: Richard Wagner Organist: Frederick Hohman Album: Frederick Hohman’s Great Organ Gala! – … Continue readingEpisode 65, April 30, 2017

Episode 64, April 23, 2017

This week we visit Russia for some organ music and transcriptions from that gigantic region. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist Title: Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila Transcribed by Eric Plutz Composer: Mikhail Glinka Organist: Eric Plutz Album: Carnival – Pro Organo CD … Continue readingEpisode 64, April 23, 2017

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Episode 63, April 16, 2017

This week we celebrate Easter with celebratory music for the day. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist Title: Christ the Lord is Risen Today (EASTER HYMN) Composer: Richard Webster Organist: Tom Whittemore Album: Fanfare – Music of Richard Webster – Advent Press Organ: … Continue readingEpisode 63, April 16, 2017

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Episode 62, April 9, 2017

This week we celebrate Palm Sunday with music appropriate for the day, and explore music for the liturgical season of Passion-tide. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist Title: Holy Week – Palm Sunday Composer: Gerre Hancock Organist: Todd Wilson,

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Episode 61 – April 2, 2017

This week we go to the North of England, to the largest Gothic Cathedral in Northern Europe to explore the York Minster legacy. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist Title: Fantasy on Ton-y-Botel Composer: T Tertius Noble Organist: Allen Shaffer Album: Rose Windows … Continue readingEpisode 61 – April 2, 2017