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Episode 37 – October 16, 2016

This week we preview the upcoming AGO Program and recital by Thomas Murray at Ladue Chapel. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Title: Fanfare Composer: John Cook Organist: Mark Laubach Album: Mosaics in Sound – Pro Organo CD 7210 Organ: 2002 IV/89 Berghaus, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, […]

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Episode 36 – October 9, 2016

This week we celebrate the birthday of Camille Saint-Saëns. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist Title: Fantasie in D-flat, op. 101 Composer: Camille Saint-Saëns Organist: Ken Cowan Album: Art of the Symphonic Organist – JAV JAV 141 Organ: 1921 IV/59 EM Skinner/Thompson-Allen, Parish Church of St. Luke, Evanston, […]

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Episode 35 – October 2, 2016

This week we celebrate the arrival of October, Autumn, and the changing of the seasons. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist Title: Pageant of Autumn Composer: Leo Sowerby Organist: Paul-Martin Maki Album: Great Organbuilders of America A Retrospective, Vol 11 – JAV JAV 122 Organ: 1915 IV/51 EM […]

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Episode 34 – September 25, 2016

This week we celebrate the birthdays of Léon Boëllmann, Charles Villiers Stanford, and George Gershwin. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist Title: Suite Gothique Composer: Léon Boëllmann Organist: Marie-Claire Alain Album: Great Toccatas – Erato 4509-94812-2 Organ: 1862 V/128 Cavaillé-Coll, Church of St. Sulpice, Paris, France Title: Ronde […]

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Episode 33 – September 18, 2016

This week we celebrate the birthday of Gustav Holst with a transcription of his orchestral work, The Planets. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist Title: The Planets Composer: Gustav Holst Movements:Mars, The Bringer of WarVenus, The Bringer of PeaceMercury, The MessengerJupiter, The Bringer of JollitySaturn, The Bringer of […]

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Episode 32 – September 11, 2016

This week we remember the organbuilder Ernest M. Skinner, who was born 150 years ago. This episode is made possible by the Con Spirito Concert Series of First Presbyterian Church in Kirkwood. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist Title: Festival Prelude, op. 67 no. 1 Composer: Horatio Parker […]

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Episode 31, September 4, 2016

We start of September by going back to school with Mother Goose, Peter and the Wolf, and some Miracles! This episode is made possible by Third Baptist Church and Friday Pipes. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist opening Title: University of Oklahoma School Chant Composer: Jessie Lone Clarkson […]

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Episode 30 – August 28, 2016

In this week’s show we’re celebrating the birthdays of German Composers Johann Pachelbel, Georg Bohm, and Dutch organist Piet Kee. This episode is made possible by the Con Spirito Concert Series of First Presbyterian Church in Kirkwood. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist Title: Dialogo Composer: Adriano Banchieri […]

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Episode 29 – August 21, 2016

This week’s show is about music for made up right on the spot. It’s all about Improvisation. This is an encore presentation brought to you by the St. Louis AGO chapter. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist Title: Sortie Organist: Kevin Clarke Album: Kindle Our Hearts – Pro […]

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Episode 28 – August 14, 2016

Two more August birthdays this week, both in France, and that gives us an excuse to play some Poulenc! Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist Title: Three Pieces – Pièce Solenelle, Musette, Fugue Composer: Jacques Ibert Organist: Paul Derrett Album: Organ Music from Coventry Cathedral – Amphion PHI […]

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Episode 27 – August 7, 2016

We’re celebrating birthdays in August, and using those days as jumping off points to explore music of lesser-known composers and some of their contemporaries This Sunday, we listen to the music of several 19th century British and American composers. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist Title: In a […]

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Episode 26 – July 31, 2016

This fifth Sunday of the month episode once again features new CD releases Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist Title: Prelude to The Kingdom Composer: Edward Elgar Organist: Benjamin Nicholas Album: Elgar Organ Works – Delphian DCD34162 Organ: 2013 III/52 Dobson, Merton College Chapel, Oxford University, Oxford, England […]

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Episode 25 – July 24, 2016

In this week’s show we listen to the most-recorded works in the Organ Media Foundation library This episode has been underwritten by Hatters Church Organ Service & Installation Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist Title: Sonata no. 1 in F, op. 65 Composer: Felix Mendelssohn Organist: Timothy Edward […]

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Episode 24 – July 17, 2016

In this week’s show we explore some music from the Baroque period. This episode has been underwritten by Hatters Church Organ Service & Installation Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist Title: Mi ut re ut – Venise (118) Composer: Anonymous Organist: Joseph Payne Album: Das Buxheimer Orgelbuch, Vol […]

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Episode 23 – July 10, 2016

In this week’s show we take a musical trip to England. This episode has been underwritten by William Sullivan in honor of the birthday of Yvonne Sullivan Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Title: A Fancy Composer: William Byrd Organist: Scott Montgomery Album: Inspirations From England – Regent REGCD309 […]

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Episode 22 – July 3, 2016

In this week’s show we celebrate American Independence. This episode has been underwritten by Hatters Church Organ Service & Installation Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein Playlist Title: Variations on America Composer: Charles Ives Organist: Mary Preston Album: Organ Odyssey – Reference RR-113 Organ: 1992 IV/82 CB Fisk, Meyerson Symphony Center, […]

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Episode 21 – June 26, 2016

In this week’s show we take a musical trip to Germany. This episode has been underwritten by Hatters Church Organ Service & Installation Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist Title: Biblical Sonatas, No. 1 – The Combat between David and Goliath Composer: Johann Kuhnau Organist: Stefano Molardi Album: […]

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Episode 20 – June 19, 2016

In this week’s show we celebrate the return of Summer and wedding music! This episode has been underwritten by Quimby Pipe Organs Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist Title: Summer Sketches, op. 73 Composer: Edwin H Lemare Organist: Thomas Murray Album: An evening with Edwin H Lemare – […]

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Episode 19 – June 12, 2016

In this week’s show we listen to performers who will be part of this week’s National AGO Convention in Houston, Texas. This episode has been underwritten by Quimby Pipe Organs Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist Title: Fanfare for the Common Man Composer: Aaron Copland Organist: Dorothy Papadakos […]

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Episode 18 – June 5, 2016

In this week’s show we celebrate the recent birthday of Edward Elgar with his Sonata in G, as well as an anthem and some transcriptions. This episode has been underwritten by Quimby Pipe Organs Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist All works in this episode are by Edward […]