Episode 118 – May 6, 2018

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This week we start the month of May with the letter C. Our first topic of the month is “Concertos”
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Title: Organ Concerto no. 1 in C European Chamber Soloists, Nicol Matt, conductor
Composer: Frantisek Xaver Brixi
Organist: Christian Schmitt
Orchestra: European Chamber Soloists, Nicol Matt, conductor
Album: 500 Years of Organ Music, Disc 27 – Brilliant Classics 95310
Organ: 2005 II/33 Weimbs, St. Mary’s Church, Rachtig, Germany

Title: Classic Concerto for Organ and Strings

  • Merrily, with snap
  • Dreamily and rhapsodically
  • In broad style
  • Composer: Leo Sowerby
    Organist: Marilyn Mason
    Orchestra: Czech National Symphony Orchestra
    Album: Paul Freeman Introduces Marilyn Mason – Albany TROY706
    Organ: 1975 IV/63 Rieger-Kloss, Rudolfinum – Dvorak Hall, Prague, Czech Republic

    Title: Quartet for Violin, Viola, Cello and Organ, op.52 – II. Scherzando
    Composer: Marcel Dupré
    Organist: Bruce Neswick
    Album: Dupr̩ Complete Works Vol 9 РNaxos 8.554378
    Organ: 1991 II/38 CB Fisk, First Presbyterian Church, Evansville, Indiana, USA

    Title: Concerto in C major

  • I. Andante giocoso
  • II. Theme and Variations
  • III. Scherzo
  • IV. Finale
  • Composer: Andrew Carter
    Organist: Gordon Stewart
    Orchestra: New World Ensemble
    Album: Gordon Stewart plays Andrew Carter Organ Works –
    Organ: 1860 IV/78 Willis, Huddersfield Town Hall, Huddersfield, England
    Sheetmusic: Purchase sheetmusic