Episode 104 – January 28, 2018

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This week we finish our theme of the letter A with music from three record labels, Arkay, Amphion, and Albany.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Title: Aus tiefer Not schrei’ ich zu dir (BWV 687)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Jonathan Dimmock
Album: Bach: Complete Organ Works as published by the composer – Arkay AR6161
Organ: 1736 III/40 Bielfeldt, St. Wilhadi, Stade, Germany
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Title: Impromptu, op. 78, No 1
Composer: Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
Organist: James Welch
Album: Around the World in Under Eighty Minutes – Arkay AR6169
Organ: 1986 II/21 Schoenstein, St. Elizabeth Church, San Francisco, California, USA

Title: Méditation Sheryyl Staples, Violin, John Novacek, Piano
Composer: Charles Gounod
Organist: Kurt Lueders
Album: Romances et Méditations – Arkay AR6097
Organ: II/7 Schoenstein, Payne Residence, Los Angeles, California, USA

Title: Excerpts from Vingt-quatre pièces – Allegretto (no. 19, A-flat major)
Composer: André Fleury
Organist: Kurt Lueders
Album: Romances et Méditations – Arkay AR6097
Organ: 1990 II/9 Schoenstein, Carmelite Monastery of Cristo Rey, San Francisco, California, USA

Title: Capriol Suite
Composer: Peter Warlock
Organist: Paul Derrett
Album: The Hill Organ Eton College Chapel – Amphion PHI CD 174
Organ: 1885 IV/63 Hill/Mander, Eton College Chapel, Windsor, England
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Title: Preludes on Lobe den Herren – Canon
Composer: Herbert Bielawa
Organist: Sandra Soderlund
Album: Pipe Organ Adventures – Albany TROY374
Organ: 1964 IV/100 Aeolian-Skinner, Alice Millar Chapel, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA

Title: Suite for Organ – Fantasy for Flute Stops
Composer: Leo Sowerby
Organist: Faythe Freese
Album: Sowerby at Trinity – Albany TROY368
Organ: 1910 IV/92 EM Skinner/Schantz, Trinity Episcopal Church, Toledo, Ohio, USA
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Title: When Dusk Gathers Deep
Composer: Charles Albert Stebbins
Organist: Harold Stover
Album: An American Album – Albany TROY765
Organ: 1928 III/40 EM Skinner, Cathedral of St. Luke, Portland, Maine, USA
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Title: Fantasy on O Zion Haste and How Firm a Foundation
Composer: William Bolcom
Organist: Marilyn Mason
Album: Paul Freeman Introduces Marilyn Mason – Albany TROY706
Organ: 1964 V/204 Aeolian-Skinner, Riverside Church, New York City, New York, USA
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