Episode 113 – April 1, 2018

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It’s Easter Sunday, and we celebrate with music for the season.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Title: Christ is risen from the dead
Composer: Marcel Dupré
Organist: Janette Fishell
Album: Dupré Complete Works Vol 4 – Naxos 8.553919
Organ: 1986 III/85 Casavant, St. George’s Episcopal Church, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Sheetmusic: Purchase sheetmusic

Title: Easter Victory
Composer: Charles Callahan
Organist: Charles Callahan
Album: Love Divine, All Loves Excelling

Title: Variations on Victimae Paschali Laudes
Composer: Jiří Ropek
Organist: Iain Quinn
Album: Iain Quinn plays Czech music – Chandos CHAN 10463
Organ: 1991 IV/104 Hill/Norman and Beard, Norwich Cathedral, Norwich, England
Sheetmusic: Purchase sheetmusic

Title: Paschal Suite for Trumpet and Organ

  • Passacaglia
  • Pastorale on a theme of Palestrina
  • Paean to the Risen Christ

  • Composer: Richard Webster
    Organist: Richard Webster
    Album: Great Organbuilders of America: A Retrospective, Vol 12 – JAV JAV 125
    Organ: 1921 IV/59 EM Skinner/Thompson-Allen, St. Luke Episcopal Church, Evanston, Illinois, USA

    Title: St. Paul’s Service – Magnificat Hereford Cathedral Choir, Geraint Bowen, director
    Composer: Herbert Howells
    Organist: Peter Dyke
    Album: Easter Day at Hereford – Regent REGCD 478
    Organ: 1892 IV/76 Willis/Harrison and harrison, Hereford Cathedral, Hereford, England
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    Title: Praeludium E-moll
    Composer: Nicolas Bruhns
    Organist: Katelyn Emerson
    Album: Evocations – Pro Organo CD 7277
    Organ: 1936 III/77 Aeolian-Skinner, Church of the Advent, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

    Title: Improvisation on the Te Deum
    Composer: Charles Tournemire
    Organist: David Erwin
    Recorded live in Concert, March 16, 2018
    Organ: 1947 IV/72 Kilgen/Möller, Third Baptist Church, St. Louis, Missouri, USA