Episode 168 – April 21, 2019

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This week’s episode explores organ music by American composer Leo Sowerby.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist:
All works by Leo Sowerby
Title: Carillon
Organist: William Watkins
Album: Leo Sowerby Works for Organ – Raven OAR 310
Organ: 1949 III/60 Aeolian-Skinner, First Presbyterian Church, Kilgore, Texas, USA
Sheetmusic: Purchase sheetmusic

Title: Pageant
Organist: Thomas Bara
Album: Pageant, A Pipe Organ Spectacular – Raven OAR 940
Organ: 2003 III/54 Reuter, St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Alexandria, Louisiana, USA
Sheetmusic: Purchase sheetmusic

Title: Classic Concerto for Organ and Strings

  • Merrily, with snap
  • Dreamily and Rhapsodically
  • In Broad Style
  • Orchestra: Czech National Symphony Orchestra
    Organist: Marilyn Mason
    Album: Paul Freeman Introduces Marilyn Mason – Albany TROY706
    Organ: 1975 IV/63 Rieger-Kloss, Rudolfinum – Dvorak Hall, Prague, Czech Republic

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    Title: Comes Autumn Time
    Organist: David Britton
    Album: Organo Deco – Delos DE3111
    Organ: 1938 IV/96 Kimball, St. John’s Cathedral, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Sheetmusic: Purchase sheetmusic

    Title: Symphony in G major – III. Passacaglia
    Organist: Jan Kraybill
    Album: Two by 2
    Organ: 1959 IV/113 Aeolian-Skinner, Auditorium of Reorganized Church of Latter Day Saints, Independence, Missouri, USA
    Sheetmusic: Purchase sheetmusic