Episode 106 – February 11, 2018

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This week we listen to music on English organs built by Harrison and Harrison.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist:
Title: Imperial March
Composer: Edward Elgar
Organist: Simon Preston
Album: Organ Favourites from Westminster Abbey – London 430 145-2
Organ: 1937 IV/84 Harrison and Harrison, Westminster Abbey, London, England
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Title: Organ Sonata in G major, op.28 – Presto (comodo)
Composer: Edward Elgar
Organist: Keith John
Album: Elgar: Enigma Variations and Organ Sonata – Hyperion CDA67363
Organ: 1954 IV/70 Harrison and Harrison, The Temple Church, London, England
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Title: Praeludium et Fuga in C (BWV 547)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Gillian Weir
Album: On Stage at The Royal Festival Hall, London – Priory PRCD 866
Organ: 1950 IV/124 Harrison and Harrison, Royal Festival Hall, London, England
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Title: Sonata no. 6 in D minor, op. 6
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
Organist: Stephen Cleobury
Album: Liszt Reubke Mendelssohn Organ Works – Kings College KGS0010
Organ: 1934 IV/75 Harrison and Harrison, University of Cambridge, King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, England
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Calendar
Title: Solemn Melody
Composer: Henry Walford Davies
Organist: Christopher Herrick
Album: Organ Dreams – Hyperion CDA67060
Organ: 1954 IV/70 Harrison and Harrison, The Temple Church, London, England
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Title: Troisieme Symphonie, op. 28 – IV. Adagio
Composer: Louis Vierne
Organist: Jeremy Filsell
Album: Vierne, Widor and Tournemire at Ely Cathedral – Herald HAVPCD145
Organ: 2001 IV/95 Harrison and Harrison, Ely Cathedral, Ely, England
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Break
Title: Heut triumphiret Gottes Sohn (BWV 630)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Stephen Cleobury
Album: The King of Instruments – A Voice Reborn – Kings College KGS0020
Organ: 1934 IV/75 Harrison and Harrison, University of Cambridge, King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, England
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Title: Trois Preludes Hambourgeois – Hamburg
Composer: Guy Bovet
Organist: Gillian Weir
Album: On Stage at The Royal Festival Hall, London – Priory PRCD 866
Organ: 1950 IV/124 Harrison and Harrison, Royal Festival Hall, London, England
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