Episode 128 – July 15, 2018

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July is here, and this month everything revolves around the letter D. This evening we hear from German, Austrian, and Czech composers whose names all start with the letter D.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist
Title: Sonata no. 2 in G minor, op. 11

  • I. Allegro Moderato
  • II. Adagio
  • Finale – Allegro

  • Composer: Otto Dienel
    Organist: Edward Zimmerman
    Album: Germania: German Romantic Works of Otto Dienel Vol 2 – AFKA SK553
    Organ: 1851 III/48 E and GG Hook/Andover, Cathedral Church of St. John, Providence, Rhode Island, USA

    Title: Orgelpartita – Wachet auf ruft uns die Stimme, op. 8 no. 2

  • I. Toccata
  • II. Bicinuim
  • III. Fuge

  • Composer: Hugo Distler
    Organist: Faythe Freese
    Album: Roaring Ranks – Arkay AR6176
    Organ: 1998 III/81 Glatter-Gotz/Rosales, United Church of Christ, Congregational, Claremont, California, USA
    Sheetmusic: Purchase sheetmusic

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    Title: Chorale Preludes, Op. 52 – Nun ruhen all Wälder
    Composer: Otto Dienel
    Organist: Edward Zimmerman
    Album: Germania: German Romantic Works of Otto Dienel Vol 2 – AFKA SK553
    Organ: 1866 II/25 E and GG Hook/Andover, South Congregational Parish, Augusta, Maine, USA
    Sheetmusic: Purchase sheetmusic

    Title: Partita in C major

  • I. Intrada
  • III. Capriccio
  • IV. Canzona

  • Composer: Josef-Friedrich Doppelbauer
    Organist: Mary Preston
    Album: At the Meyerson – Gothic G 49094
    Organ: 1992 IV/82 CB Fisk, Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, Texas, USA

    Title: Symphony From The New World – Finale
    Composer: Antonin Dvorak
    Organist: Stuart Forster
    Album: Great Organbuilders of America: A Retrospective, Vol 8 – JAV JAV113
    Organ: 1931 IV/76 EM Skinner, Cathedral of Our Lady, Queen of the Most Holy Rosary, Toledo, Ohio, USA