Episode 170 – May 5, 2017

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This month’s episodes are all focused on the letter I, and we begin with an hour of Improvisation.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist:
Composer: Improvisation
Organist: Gerre Hancock
Album: Fanfare – Gothic 49038
Organ: 1956 IV/158 Aeolian-Skinner, St. Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue (Chancel), New York City, New York, USA

Title: Improvisation on Ave Maris Stella
Composer: David Briggs
Organist: David Briggs
Album: Resurrectio – JAV
Organ: 1997 III/38 Letourneau, Holy Trinity R.C. Church, New York, New York, USA

Title: Improvisation on the Magnificat du huitième ton
Composer: Olivier Latry
Organist: Olivier Latry
Album: Resurrectio – JAV
Organ: 1864 V/153 Cavaille-Coll, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Paris, France

Title: Hymn Tune – St. Clement (The Day Thou Gavest)
Composer: Improvisation
Organist: Gerre Hancock
Album: Fanfare – Gothic 49038
Organ: 1956 IV/158 Aeolian-Skinner, St. Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue (Chancel), New York City, New York, USA

Title: Prelude on The Conventry Carol
Composer: Anthony Hammond
Organist: Anthony Hammond
Album: French Masterworks and Improvisations – Raven OAR-961
Organ: 1962 IV/95 Harrison and Harrison, Coventry Cathedral, Coventry, England

Title: A symphony – III. Scherzo
Composer: Gerre Hancock
Organist: Gerre Hancock
Album: From Ashes To Glory – Pro Organo CD 7250
Organ: 1954 IV/151 Aeolian-Skinner/Quimby, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York City, New York, USA

Title: Romance A ma compagne de vie et mere de des deux enfante Edith Duffour
Composer: Hubert Haye
Organist: Hubert Haye
Album: Improvisations – Grand Orgue de Notre Dame de Chatou –
Organ: 1878 IV/40 Abbey/Ayer, Notre Dame de l’Assomption, Chatou, France

Title: Improvisation on the Te Deum
Composer: Charles Tournemire
Organist: Maurice Durufle
Album: Maurice and Marie-Madeleine Durufle at Christ Church Cathedral, St. Louis, Missouri – Aeolian-Skinner Legacy AS 322
Organ: 1965 IV/70 Aeolian-Skinner, Christ Church Cathedral, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
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