Episode 137 – September 16, 2018

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Our episode this week is titled “Exultate!” We hear works of celebration and exaltation, both quiet and exuberant.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

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Playlist:
Title: Toccata for organ in G major
Composer: Théodore Dubois
Organist: Marie-Claire Alain
Album: Great Toccatas – Erato 4509-94812-2
Organ: 1862 V/128 Cavaillé-Coll, Church of St. Sulpice, Paris, France
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Title: My Soul Exalts the Lord (BWV 648)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Nicholas White
Album: The Amsterdam Bach – Pro Organo CD 7121
Organ: 1967 III/55 Beckerath, St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, New York City, New York, USA
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Title: Exultate
Composer: Daniel Gawthrop
Organist: James Dale
Album: Exultate – Pines
Organ: 1908 V/268 Hutchins/Moller, Naval Academy Chapel, Annapolis, Maryland, USA
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Title: Exultate, op. 74
Composer: Knut Nystedt
Organist: Philip Scriven
Album: Sounds of Cranleigh – Regent REGCD398
Organ: 2010 III/39 Mander, Cranleigh School, Cranleigh, England

Title: The Saviour and Sinners
Composer: Gerre Hancock
Organist: Gerre Hancock
Album: Praise the Eternal Light – Nine Organ Improvisations on the Cathedral Windows – Pro Organo CD 7233
Organ: 1962 IV/137 Austin, Cathedral of St. Joseph, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

Title: L’Ascencion pour Orgue – III. Transports de joie
Composer: Olivier Messiaen
Organist: Samuel Soria
Album: Premiere Organ Recording – Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels – Delos DE 3331
Organ: 2003 IV/105 Dobson, Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles, California, USA
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Title: Vêpres des Fêtes du Commun de la Sainte-Vierge, op. 18 – Magnificat IV – He hath put down the mighty from their seat, and hath exalted the humble and meek – Cantilena
Composer: Marcel Dupré
Organist: Jeremy Filsell
Album: Marcel Dupré complete organ works Vol 11 – Guild GMCD 7198
Organ: 1979 III/47 Moller, St. Boniface Episcopal Church, Sarasota, Florida, USA
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Title: Fiat Lux
Composer: Théodore Dubois
Organist: Martin Setchell
Album: Bonbons for Organ – Atoll ACD600
Organ: 1997 III/42 Rieger, Christchurch Town Hall, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Title: Festival Toccata
Composer: Percy Fletcher
Organist: Douglas Cleveland
Album: Douglas Cleveland plays Rockefeller Chapel – Loft LRCD-1118
Organ: 1928 IV/132 EM Skinner/Schantz, University of Chicago, Rockefeller Chapel, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Title: Symphony no. 5 – V. Toccata
Composer: Charles-Marie Widor
Organist: Carole Terry
Album: Carole Terry Plays The Watjen Concert Organ – Loft LRCD 1105
Organ: 2000 III/83 CB Fisk, Benaroya Hall, Seattle, Washington, USA
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