Episode 140 – October 7, 2018

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Charles Hubert Humphrey Parry died 100 years ago on October 7, 1918. Today we remember him with hymns and organ works by Parry, as well as his students Gustav Holst and John Ireland.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist:
Title: Jerusalem
Composer: CHH Parry
Organist: Ian Tracey
Album: Liverpool Encores – Mirabilis MRCD901
Organ: 1923 V/181 Willis, Liverpool Cathedral, Liverpool, England
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Title: Chorale Prelude – Melcombe
Composer: CHH Parry
Organist: James Lancelot
Album: The Complete Organ Works of Sir Hubert Parry – Priory 682AB
Organ: 1970 IV/98 Willis/Harrison and Harrison, Durham Cathedral, Durham, England
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Title: The Old 104th (Chorale Preludes)
Composer: CHH Parry
Organist: Christopher Dearnley
Album: Romantic Organ Music in Saint Paul Cathedral London
Organ: 1977 V/132 Willis/Mander, St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, England
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Title: Chorale Fantasia on The Old Hundredth
Composer: CHH Parry
Organist: Robert Benjamin Dobey
Album: The Wanderer – Pro Organo CD 7059
Organ: 1933 IV/106 EM Skinner, Girard College Chapel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Sheetmusic: PDF

Title: Chaconne
Composer: Gustav Holst
Organist: Paul Derrett
Album: Benchmarks Vol 1 Cheltenham – Benchmarks Records 806801CD
Organ: 1887 IV/53 Hill/Nicholson, All Saint’s Church, Cheltenham, England

Title: Greater Love Hath No Man Choir of Winchester Cathedral
Composer: John Ireland
Organist: George Castle
Album: A Winchester Remembrance – Regent REGCD437
Organ: 1851 IV/108 Willis/Harrison and Harrison, Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, England
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Title: Prayer
Composer: Ben Parry
Organist: Edmund Aldhouse
Album: A Year at Ely – Regent REGCD441
Organ: 2001 IV/95 Harrison and Harrison, Ely Cathedral, Ely, England

Title: Toccata and Fugue in G (The Wanderer)
Composer: CHH Parry
Organist: David Goode
Album: A Parry Collection – Regent REGCD365
Organ: 1885 IV/63 Hill/Mander, Eton College Chapel, Windsor, England
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Title: Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Repton) Choir of King’s College, Cambridge
Composer: CHH Parry
Organist: Stephen Cleobury
Album: Best Loved Hymns – EMI Classics CD-57026
Organ: 1934 IV/75 Harrison and Harrison, University of Cambridge, King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, England