Episode 133 – August 19, 2018

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This week all the music on our show comes from Canada!
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Title: Symphony no. 1, op. 36

  • I. Prélude
  • II. Scherzo
  • III. Aria
  • IV. Toccata

  • Composer: Rachel Laurin
    Organist: Isabelle Demers
    Album: Rachel Laurin Organ Works – Acis APL61256
    Organ: 1920 IV/71 Casavant, Eglise des Saints-Anges-Gardiens, Lachine, Quebec, Canada
    Sheetmusic: Purchase sheetmusic

    Title: Première Suite

  • I. Procession
  • II. Duo
  • III. Basse de Trompette
  • V. Musette
  • VI. Sortie Joyeuse

  • Composer: Andrew Ager
    Organist: Maxine Thévenot
    Album: Helmuth Wolff Opus 47 – Raven OAR-929
    Organ: 2005 IV/84 Wolff, Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

    Title: Elegy Jeff Bailey, trumpet
    Composer: Gerald Bales
    Organist: Wilma Jensen
    Album: Organ Plus with WJ – Pro Organo CD 7282
    Organ: 1986 III/85 Casavant, St. George’s Episcopal Church, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

    Title: Ave Maria Benoit Le Blanc, Baritone
    Composer: Claude Lagacé
    Organist: Jacques Boucher
    Album: Canticum Novum – Société Métropolitaine du Disque SMD 201-1
    Organ: 1885 IV/52 Casavant, Cathedral of St. Hyacinthe the Confessor, Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada

    Title: Cortège Académique
    Composer: Ernest MacMillan
    Organist: Tyler Boehmer
    Recorded live on May 25, 2018
    Organ: 1947 IV/72 Moller/Reuter, Third Baptist Church, St. Louis, Missouri, USA