Episode 162 – March 10, 2019

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Continuing our H theme this month, we listen to works in honor of other musicians. Today’s episode is titled Harmonious Homage.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist:
Title: Three Preludes and Fugues, Homage a Marcel Dupré

  • I. Prelude and Fugue in D major
  • II. Prelude and Fugue in F minor
  • III. Prelude and Fugue in E major

  • Composer: David Briggs
    Organist: Jeremy Filsell
    Album: Americana – Raven OAR-942
    Organ: 1963 IV/186 EM Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner, National Cathedral, Washington, DC, USA
    Sheetmusic: Purchase sheetmusic

    Title: Eclectic Suite for Violin and Organ – III. Homage to Charles Ives Robert Murray, violin
    Composer: Lewis E Whikehart
    Organist: Ardyth Lohuis
    Album: All American, Works for Violin and Organ, Vol 5 – Raven OAR 650
    Organ: 1950 IV/75 Aeolian-Skinner, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Richmond, Virginia, USA

    Title: Homage To Handel, op 75b
    Composer: Sigfrid Karg-Elert
    Organist: Joseph Adam
    Album: Melodia – Loft LRCD1027
    Organ: 1907 IV/46 Hutchings-Votey/Rosales, St. James Cathedral, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Sheetmusic: PDF

    Title: Homage to Fritz Kreisler (Londonderry Air)
    Composer: Robert Hebble
    Organist: Peter Richard Conte
    Album: Virgil Fox Remembered – Raven OAR-976
    Organ: 1904 VI/457 Los Angeles Art Organ, Wanamaker Grand Court Organ, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Sheetmusic: Purchase sheetmusic