Episode 123 – June 10, 2018

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We’re taking a trip through all the musical keys this month. We start in G-flat major and climb up the keyboard to B minor today.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist
Title: 24 Inventions for Organ, op. 50 no. 23 – Invention in G-flat major – Non troppo vivo
Composer: Marcel Dupré
Organist: James Biery
Album: Dupré Complete Works Vol 1 – Naxos 8.5538526
Organ: 1972 IV/125 Casavant, Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
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Title: Fantasia and Fugue in G minor (BWV 542)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Andrew Scanlon
Album: Solemn and Celebratory – Raven OAR-947
Organ: 2005 III/55 CB Fisk, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

Title: Prelude and Fugue in G-sharp minor
Composer: Max Reger
Organist: Martin Welzel
Album: Max Reger Organ Works Volume 10 – Naxos 8.570960
Organ: 1974 IV/100 Klais, Trier Cathedral, Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Sheetmusic: PDF

Title: Fugue in A-flat minor
Composer: Johannes Brahms
Organist: Robert Bates
Album: Brahms – The Complete Organ Works – Pro Organo CD 7060
Organ: 1996 II/37 Bond, Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Portland, Oregon, USA
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Title: Concerto del Signor Blamr appropriato all’Organo, A major – II. Andante allegro (LV 128)
Composer: Johann Gottfried Walther
Organist: Craig Cramer
Album: Johann Gottfried Walther Organ Works Vol 2 – Naxos 8.554317
Organ: 1770 II/32 Gotha/Waltershausen, Marienkirche, Mechterstadt, Germany

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Title: Naiades from Pièces de Fantaisie
Composer: Louis Vierne
Organist: Chelsea Chen
Album: Live at Heinz Chapel –
Organ: 1995 III/73 Reuter, University of Pittsburgh Heinz Chapel, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
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Title: Caprice in B-flat, op. 20 no. 3
Composer: Felix-Alexandre Guilmant
Organist: Scott Montgomery
Album: Inspirations From England – Regent REGCD309
Organ: 2001 III/53 Mander, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
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Title: IV. Toccata in B minor from Dix Pièces
Composer: Eugéne Gigout
Organist: Frederick Hohman
Album: Pageantry and Poetry – Pro Organo CD 7280
Organ: 2014 IV/59 Reuter, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Springfield, Illinois, USA
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