Episode 172 – May 19, 2019

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This week we continue our I theme with the second of two Italian episodes. The one is all music of Italian organists. We also take some time to remember the composer Paul Manz, whose 100th birthday was this month.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist:
Title: Scherzo, op. 49 no. 2
Composer: Marco Enrico Bossi
Organist: Janos Sebestyen
Album: Organ Meditation – Naxos 8.550791
Organ: 1989 II/30 Jehmlich, House of Arts, Szekszard, Hungary
Sheetmusic: PDF Purchase sheetmusic

Title: Victimae Paschali Laudes op. 96

  • I. Victimae Paschali Laudes
  • II. Agnus redemit oves

  • Composer: Eugenio Maria Fagiani
    Organist: Eugenio Maria Fagiani
    Album: Fagiani Plays Fagiani – Spektral SRL4-12109
    Organ: 1996 III/68 Spath, St. George’s Church, Riedlingen, Germany
    Sheetmusic: Purchase sheetmusic

    Title: Canzon duodecimi toni The Missouri Brass Quintet
    Composer: Giovanni Gabrieli
    Organist: John Obetz
    Album: Festival of Organ and Brass – RBW RBWCD008
    Organ: 1993 IV/102 Casavant, Reorganized Church of Latter Day Saints Peace Temple, Independence, Missouri, USA

    Title: Florilegium modalis – XII. Cantabile
    Composer: Carlotta Ferrari
    Organist: Carson Cooman
    Album: Florilegium – Organ Music by Carlotta Ferrari
    Organ: 1973 IV/150 Marcussen and Son, Laurenskerk, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Sheetmusic: PDF

    Title: Concerto in B-flat arr. Walther
    Composer: Tomaso Albinoni
    Organist: Paul Derrett
    Album: Benchmarks Vol 12 Reading – Benchmarks Records 806812CD
    Organ: 1977 II/13 Tamburini, St. James Catholic Church, Reading, England

    Title: Concerto in D minor
    Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
    Organist: Douglas Cleveland
    Album: 4 Organs – A Bedient Showcase –
    Organ: 2008 III/57 Bedient, First Congregational Church, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA

    Title: Humoresque (L’Organo Primitivo)
    Composer: Pietro Yon
    Organist: Maxine Thévenot
    Album: Fiesta! – Raven OAR 912
    Organ: 2002 III/65 Reuter, Cathedral of St. John, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    Sheetmusic: PDF Purchase sheetmusic

    Title: Toccata
    Composer: Fernando Germani
    Organist: Jeremy Filsell
    Album: An Organ Legacy – Raven OAR-915
    Organ: 1964 IV/152 Moller, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception (Great Organ), Washington, DC, USA