Episode 101 – January 7, 2018

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This week we start the new year at the top of the alphabet with the letter A: Alleluia! We hear musical depictions of this expression of praise and joy.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

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Composer: Victor Togni
Organist: Maxine Thévenot
Album: Without Boundaries – Raven OAR 890
Organ: 2002 III/65 Reuter, Cathedral of St. John, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Title: Rubrics – I. …Hallelujah has been restored…
Composer: Dan Locklair
Organist: Philip Scriven
Album: Sounds of Cranleigh – Regent REGCD398
Organ: 2010 III/39 Mander, Cranleigh School, Cranleigh, England
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Title: Epiphany Alleluias St John Episcopal Cathedral Choir
Composer: John Weaver
Organist: Eric Plutz
Album: Sing We Merrily – Delos DE3125
Organ: 1938 IV/96 Kimball, St. John’s Cathedral, Denver, Colorado, USA

Title: Largo and Hallelujah for violin and organ, op. 76 Robert Murray, violin
Composer: Stanley Weiner
Organist: Ardyth Lohuis
Album: Works for Violin and Organ, Vol 1 – Raven OAR 200
Organ: 1950 IV/75 Aeolian-Skinner, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Richmond, Virginia, USA

Title: Fantasy on Hallelujah! Gott zu loben
Composer: Max Reger
Organist: Ken Cowan
Album: The Austin Organ – Austin Organs AO101-CD
Organ: 1998 IV/50 Austin, St. Mary’s College Chapel, Moraga, California, USA
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Title: In Festo Corporis Christi – Post Benedictionem (Lauda Sion)
Composer: Anton Heiller
Organist: Peter Sykes
Album: Modern Organ Music – Raven OAR 640
Organ: 1999 II/43 Noack, Neskirkja, Reykjavik, Iceland

Title: Allelujah! Laudamus Te, Dallas Wind Symphony
Composer: Alfred Reed
Organist: Paul Riedo
Album: Pomp and Pipes! – Reference RR-58CD
Organ: 1992 IV/82 CB Fisk, Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, Texas, USA