Episode 163 – March 17, 2019

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Subscribe to our weekly calendar podcast.Continuing our H theme this month, we listen to works based on Hymntunes.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist:
Title: Be thou my vision
Composer: Zsolt Gárdonyi
Organist: Philip Scriven
Album: Piping Blues – Regent REGCD304
Organ: 1861 IV/96 Holdich/Hill, Norman and Beard, Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Chad, Lichfield, England

Title: Choral Prelude Wer nur den lieben Gott lasst walten (BWV 647)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Todd Wilson
Album: In a Quiet Cathedral – Delos DE3145
Organ: 1961 IV/96 Aeolian-Skinner, Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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Title: Three American Hymn Preludes – Many and Great, O God, Are Thy Things (Native American Melody)
Composer: Emma Lou Diemer
Organist: Frances Nobert
Album: Music, She Wrote: Organ Compositions by Women – Raven OAR 550
Organ: 1998 III/81 Glatter-Gotz/Rosales, United Church of Christ, Congregational, Claremont, California, USA

Title: Jesus, Thou Lead On
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Title: God of Grace
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Composer: Paul Manz
Organist: Charles Callahan
Album: Charles Callahan plays American Music at Sacred Heart, Tampa Florida – Pro Organo CD 2223
Organ: 1993 IV/54 Moller/Wicks, Sacred heart Catholic Church, Tampa, Florida, USA

Title: Chorale Prelude on Irish
Composer: Craig Sellar Lang
Organist: Mario Duella
Album: Storici Organi della Valsesia – Scopello – Il Milenio CDC 0135
Organ: 1925 II/17 Mascioni/Krengli, Chiesa della Beata Vergine Maria Assunta, Scopello, Italy

Title: Now Thank We All Our God
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Virgil Fox
Album: Virgil Fox Encores – BMG Classics 09026-61251-2
Organ: 1964 V/204 Aeolian-Skinner, Riverside Church, New York City, New York, USA

Title: Hyfrydol from Three Preludes on Welsh Hymn Tunes
Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Organist: Robert Joyce
Album: EMI Great Cathedral Organ Series, Vol 3 – Amphion PHI CD 162
Organ: 1898 IV/64 Hope-Jones/Norman and Beard, Llandaff Cathedral, Llandaff, Wales
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Title: Gospel Preludes, Book IV – I. Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child
Composer: William Bolcom
Organist: Marilyn Mason
Album: Pipedreams Premieres – Pipedreams PD1001
Organ: 1964 V/204 Aeolian-Skinner, Riverside Church, New York City, New York, USA
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Title: Wer Nur Den Lieben Gott Läßt Walten, op. 65/63 (Invenzione Ed Interludio, Tranquillo, Man Non Troppo)
Composer: Sigfrid Karg-Elert
Organist: Wolfgang Stockmeier
Album: Sigfrid Karg-Elert: Organ Works Vol 2 – CPO cp 999 019-2
Organ: 1981 III/62 Lobback, Church of Herz-Jesu, Bremerhaven, Bremen, Germany
Sheetmusic: PDF

Title: For All The Saints Choir of First Congregational Church, Los Angeles
Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Organist: Frederick Swann
Album: Hymns of Vaughan Williams – Gothic G49121
Organ: 1969 IV/346 EM Skinner/Schlicker, First Congregational Church, Los Angeles, California, USA

Title: Two Hymn Preludes in Jazz Style – Aurelia
Composer: Kiyo Watanabe
Organist: Kiyo Watanabe
Album: Organ Duet –
Organ: 2003 IV/74 Garland, First United Methodist Church, Wichita Falls, Texas, USA

Title: Two Hymn Encores, Meditation on Amazing Grace, Festival Toccata on St. Anne
Composer: Frederick Swann
Organist: Frederick Swann
Album: Frederick Swann in Hawaii, Vol 2 – Gothic G 49100
Organ: 1964 IV/66 Aeolian-Skinner, Central Union Church, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Title: Sonata Celtica, no. 4 in C, op. 153 – III. Allegro maestoso, St. Patrick’s Breastplate
Composer: Charles Villiers Stanford
Organist: Charles Callahan
Album: The Stanford Sonatas – Pro Organo CD 7010
Organ: 1911 IV/71 Harrison and Harrison, St. Mary Redcliffe Church, Bristol, England
Sheetmusic: PDF