Episode 108 – February 25, 2018

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For our final episode of February, we listen to albums created by the German label Spektral.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist:
Title: Aria – Jesu, du bist allzu schone
Composer: Georg Böhm
Organist: Christoph Andreas Schäfer
Album: Trompetenkonzert – Spektral SRL4-07009
Organ: 1610 II/16 Mare/Ahrend, Ss. Georg, Christophorus et Jodocus, Stellichte, Germany
Sheetmusic: PDF

Title: 9 Jazzy Chorale Preludes, op. 44

  • Amazing Grace
  • What wondrous love is this
  • Come thou fount of every blessing

  • Composer: Eugenio Maria Fagiani
    Organist: Eugenio Maria Fagiani
    Album: Italienische Orgelmusik – Spektral SRL4-09050
    Organ: 1873 II/38 Locatelli/Picinelli, Church of St. Michael the Archangel, Mapello, Italy
    Sheetmusic: Purchase sheetmusic

    Title: Präludium und Fugue D-Dur
    Composer: Franz Schmidt
    Organist: Robert Kovács
    Album: Die Symphonische Bruckner-Orgel Von St Florian – Spektral SRL4-08032
    Organ: 1774 IV/118 Krismann/Kogler, Monastery of St. Florian, St. Florian, Austria

    Title: Sonata fur Orgel B-Dur
    Composer: Johann Melchior Dreyer
    Organist: Norbert Düchtel
    Album: Papst-Benedikt-Orgel – Spektral SRL4-06002
    Organ: 2006 II/40 Mathis, Collegiate Church, Regensburg, Germany

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    Title: Andante D-Dur mit Variationen
    Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
    Organist: Markus Utz
    Album: Ave Maria, Sacred songs from the French and German Romantic Repertory – Spektral SRL4-08018
    Organ: 1954 IV/99 Klais, Cathedral of Konstanz, Konstanz, Baden-Wurtemberg, Germany

    Title: Präludium und Fuge H-Moll (BWV 544)
    Composer: JS Bach
    Organist: Willibald Guggenmos
    Album: Die Mathis-Orgel In St Jakob Schrobenhausen – Spektral SRL4-09054
    Organ: 2009 II/30 Mathis, St. Jakobus Major, Schrobenhausen, Germany
    Sheetmusic: PDF Purchase sheetmusic

    Title: Due Improvvisazioni sopra Salve Regina – Tanz-Toccata
    Composer: Eugenio Maria Fagiani
    Organist: Eugenio Maria Fagiani
    Album: Italienische Orgelmusik, Vol 2 – Spektral SRL4-10075
    Organ: 1873 II/38 Locatelli/Picinelli, Church of St. Michael the Archangel, Mapello, Italy