Episode 171 – May 12, 2019

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This week we continue our I theme with the first of two Italian episodes. The first is all music on Italian organs. We also take some time to remember the composer Paul Manz, whose 100th birthday we just passed.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist:
Title: Sonata (K 35), Allegro
Composer: Domenico Scarlatti
Organ: 1827 I/8 Rossi/Canosa, Church of Saint Stefano, Molfetta, Italy
Sheetmusic: PDF
Title: Sonata IX
Composer: Gaetano Valeri
Organ: 1756 I/9 Simone/Canosa, Church of San Domenico, Molfetta, Italy
Organist: Gaetano Magarelli
Album: Affetti e tastiature – Digressione Music DTT62

Title: Messa della Domenica – Tocata Chromaticha per la leuatione
Composer: Girolamo Frescobaldi
Organist: Calvert Johnson
Album: Girolamo Frescobaldi – Fiori Musicali – Raven OAR-906
Organ: 1676 I/22 Testa/Pinchi Fratelli, Church of Santa Lucia, Serra San Quirico, Italy
Sheetmusic: PDF Purchase sheetmusic

Title: Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend (BWV 709)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Manuel Tomadin
Album: 180 gradi della Casa Organaria Mascioni –
Organ: 2008 II/28 Mascioni, Church of Santa Maria Assunta, Guibiasco, Switzerland
Sheetmusic: PDF Purchase sheetmusic

Title: Messe des Pauvres – Chant Ecclésiastique
Composer: Eric Satie
Title: Pastorale, op. 229
Composer: Darius Milhaud
Organist: Arturo Sacchetti
Album: Erik Satie and French Rarities of the XXth Century – Arts Music 47641-2
Organ: 1965 I/0 Tamburini, Salesian Pontifical University church, Rome, Italy

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Title: Toccata XIII
Composer: Gaetano Greco
Organist: Francesco Di Lernia
Album: Affetti e tastiature – Digressione Music DTT62
Organ: 1756 I/9 Simone/Canosa, Church of San Domenico, Molfetta, Italy

Title: Pièces de Fantaisie Suite 3 no. 6 – Carillon de Westminster
Composer: Louis Vierne
Organist: Christopher Tietze
Album: Saint Mary’s Cathedral Organ Recitals –
Organ: 1971 IV/89 Ruffatti, St. Mary’s Cathedral, San Francisco, California, USA
Sheetmusic: PDF Purchase sheetmusic