Episode 180 – July 21, 2019

We continue our J-themed month with Just Baroque! Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein Playlist: Title: Prelude and Fugue in E major Composer: Vincent Lübeck Organist: Réjean Poirier Album: Historic Organs of Montréal – Organ Historical Society OHS-99 Organ: 1993 II/25 Letourneau, Église Saint-Gilbert, Montréal, Quebec, … Continue readingEpisode 180 – July 21, 2019

Episode 179 – July 14, 2019

We continue our J-themed month with organbuilders that start with J. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist: Title: Prelude Composer: Fanny Mendelssohn Organist: Joanne Vollendorf Album: Historic Organs of Michigan – OHS OHS-95 Organ: 1892 II/22 Jardine, Trinity Episcopal, Detroit, Michigan, USA Title: … Continue readingEpisode 179 – July 14, 2019

Episode 178 – July 7, 2019

We start off a month of J-themed episodes with this first one, Jubilation! Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist: Title: Jubilee Composer: Leo Sowerby Organist: Eric Plutz Album: Denver Jubilee – Pro Organo CD7254 Organ: 1938 IV/96 Kimball, St. John’s Cathedral, Denver, Colorado, … Continue readingEpisode 178 – July 7, 2019

Episode 177 – June 23, 2019

This week we listen to instruments built by the C.B. Fisk company of Gloucester, Massachusetts. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist: Title: Fanfare Composer: John Cook Organist: Christian Lane Album: Sounds of the Yard – Organ: 2011 III/54 CB Fisk, Memorial Church, Harvard … Continue readingEpisode 177 – June 23, 2019

Episode 175, June 9, 2019

This week we hear one of the great 20th-century concertos for Organ, Strings, and Timpani, and some other French (and Canadian) repertoire. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist: Title: Presto in B-flat major Composer: Francis Poulenc Organist: Ken Cowan Album: Art of the … Continue readingEpisode 175, June 9, 2019

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Episode 175 – June 2, 2019

This week we celebrate Edward Elgar’s birthday and 108 years of the Wanamaker Organ. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist: Title: Orb and Sceptre (Coronation March, 1953) Composer: William Walton Organist: Nigel Potts Album: British Fantasies and Fanfares – Herald HAVPCD 344 Organ: … Continue readingEpisode 175 – June 2, 2019

Episode 170 – May 5, 2017

This month’s episodes are all focused on the letter I, and we begin with an hour of Improvisation. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist: Composer: Improvisation Organist: Gerre Hancock Album: Fanfare – Gothic 49038 Organ: 1956 IV/158 Aeolian-Skinner, St. Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue … Continue readingEpisode 170 – May 5, 2017

Episode 169 – April 28, 2019

This we ask once again, “Who needs an orchestra?”. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist: Title: March of the Toys Composer: Victor Herbert Organist: Robert Cundick and John Longhurst Album: A Tabernacle Organ Duo Extravaganza – Argo 430426-2 Organ: 1947 V/206 Aeolian-Skinner/Schoenstein, Mormon … Continue readingEpisode 169 – April 28, 2019

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Episode 168 – April 21, 2019

This week’s episode explores organ music by American composer Leo Sowerby. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist: All works by Leo Sowerby Title: Carillon Organist: William Watkins Album: Leo Sowerby Works for Organ – Raven OAR 310 Organ: 1949 III/60 Aeolian-Skinner, First Presbyterian … Continue readingEpisode 168 – April 21, 2019

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Episode 165 – March 31, 2019

Tonight’s episode is the first portion of the Member’s Recital as performed on Monday, March 25 at Third Baptist Church! Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Organ: 1947 III/72 Kilgen/Moller/Reuter, Third Baptist Church, St. Louis, Missouri Playlist: Organist: William Sullivan Title: Improvised Introduction Title: … Continue readingEpisode 165 – March 31, 2019

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Episode 163 – March 17, 2019

Continuing our H theme this month, we listen to works based on Hymntunes. Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist: Title: Be thou my vision Composer: Zsolt Gárdonyi Organist: Philip Scriven Album: Piping Blues – Regent REGCD304 Organ: 1861 IV/96 Holdich/Hill, Norman and Beard, … Continue readingEpisode 163 – March 17, 2019

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Episode 161 – March 3, 2019

We kick off March with a series of episodes based around the letter H. Today’s it’s Hooks, Holtkamps, and Hills (and other builders that start with H). Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson Playlist: Title: Candide Overture arr. Philip Scriven Composer: Leonard Bernstein Organist: … Continue readingEpisode 161 – March 3, 2019