Episode 152 – December 30, 2018

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Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist:
Title: Divinum mysterium Organum (Of the Father’s Love Begotten)
Composer: J William Greene
Organist: J William Greene
Album: Christmas Ayres and Dances – Pro Organo CD 7281
Organ: 1988 I/6 Klop, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (Continuo organ), Lynchburg, Virginia, USA
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Title: Passacaglia und Fugue in C-moll (BWV 582)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Loïc Georgeault
Album: Florence Rosseau and Loïc Georgeault
Organ: 2016 III/33 JF Dupont, Abbaye Saint Anne de Kergonan, Plouharnel, France
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Title: La vie du Christ – II. La Nativité
Composer: Eugène Reuchsel
Organist: Simon Nieminski
Album: La vie du Christ et Bouquet de France – Resonus RES10217
Organ: 1992 III/81 Rieger, St. Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh, Scotland
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Title: Nocturne in C-sharp minor, op. 19 no. 4 Transcribed by Edwin H. Lemare
Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Organist: Jonathan Vaughn
Album: Tchaikovsky at the Organ – Regent REDCD 494
Organ: 1911 IV/71 Harrison and Harrison, St. Mary Redcliffe Church, Bristol, England

Title: Variations sur un Noël
Composer: Marcel Dupré
Organist: Daryl Robinson
Album: American Fantasia – Gothic G-49315
Organ: 2004 IV/109 Rosales-Glatter-Götz, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, California, USA
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Title: La Nativité du Seigneur – IX. Dieu parmi nous
Composer: Olivier Messiaen
Organist: Richard Gowers
Album: Messiaen – La Nativité du Seigneur (Gowers) – King’s College KGS0025
Organ: 1934 IV/75 Harrison and Harrison, University of Cambridge, King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, England
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Title: Symphony no. 7 in A minor, op. 42 no. 3 – III. Allegretto
Composer: Charles-Marie Widor
Organist: Jeremy David Tarrant
Album: Charles-Marie Widor Symphony no 7 in A minor – Raven OAR-146
Organ: 2013 III/76 Casavant, First Presbyterian Church, Kirkwood, Missouri, USA
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Title: What sweeter music The Girl Chorister and Lay Clerks of Ely Cathedral
Composer: John Rutter
Organist: Aaron Shilson
Album: An Ely Christmas – Regent REGCD 527
Organ: 2001 IV/95 Harrison and Harrison, Ely Cathedral, Ely, England
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