Episode 178 – July 7, 2019

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We start off a month of J-themed episodes with this first one, Jubilation!
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist:
Title: Jubilee
Composer: Leo Sowerby
Organist: Eric Plutz
Album: Denver Jubilee – Pro Organo CD7254
Organ: 1938 IV/96 Kimball, St. John’s Cathedral, Denver, Colorado, USA

Title: Ceremonial Prelude
Composer: Arthur Bliss
Organist: Alison J Luedecke
Album: Transformations – Music for Organ and Other Instruments – World Library Publications 3070
Organ: 1967 IV/85 Aeolian-Skinner/Wicks, St. Paul’s Cathedral, San Diego, California, USA

Title: March for a Joyous Occasion
Composer: Conrad Susa
Organist: David Higgs
Album: David Higgs premieres the CB Fisk Organ of the Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas – Delos DE 3148
Organ: 1992 IV/82 CB Fisk, Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
Sheetmusic: Purchase sheetmusic

Title: A Spiritual Service – Jubilation, Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel
Composer: Carleton Inniss
Organist: Mary Gifford
Album: The Lyon Roars – Giffitz GR 6809
Organ: 1902 IV/57 Lyon and Healy, Basilica of Our Lady of Sorrows, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Title: Music for a Joyous Occasion arr. Dan Miller
Composer: GF Handel
Organist: Dan Miller
Album: The Power and the Glory
Organ: 1990 V/205 Moller, Calvary Church, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

Title: Will O’ The Wisp (Roll no. 518)
Composer: Gordon Balch Nevin
Organist: Chandler Goldthwaite
Album: Great Organbuilders of America: A Retrospective, Vol 13 – JAV JAV 123
Organ: 1929 II/15 EM Skinner/Thompson-Allen, Elm Court, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA

Title: A Joyous Celebration
Composer: Angela Kraft Cross
Organist: Angela Kraft Cross
Album: Sharing the Journey –
Organ: 2003 IV/105 Dobson, Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles, California, USA

Title: Exultate
Composer: Daniel Gawthrop
Organist: Mary Mozelle
Album: Exultate – Organ Music of Daniel E Gawthrop – MSR Classics MS1185
Organ: 1928 IV/135 EM Skinner/Mander, Princeton University Chapel, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
Sheetmusic: Purchase sheetmusic

Title: L’Ascension – III. Transports de joie d’ une âme devant la gloire du Christ qui est la sienne
Composer: Olivier Messiaen
Organist: Timothy Byram-Wigfield
Album: Olivier Messiaen Organ Works, Vol IV – Delphian DCD 34078
Organ: 1965 IV/82 Harrison and Harrison, St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, England
Sheetmusic: Purchase sheetmusic

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Title: Jubilee-Postlude on Converse
Composer: Carson Cooman
Organist: Harry Huff
Album: Wild Sunrises – Raven OAR-932
Organ: 1920 IV/123 EM Skinner, Old South Church, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Title: The Happy Breed

  • II. Cocktails and pedals
  • IV. Brazil 99

  • Composer: Dick Hyman
    Organist: Benjamin Saunders
    Album: Gracious Groove – Pro Organo CD 7269
    Organ: 1904 IV/55 Norman and Beard/Klais, Leeds Cathedral, Leeds, England

    Title: Fantasy on a Hungarian Song of Thanksgiving, for four trombones and organ concertante, Labiale Trombone ensemble
    Composer: Zsolt Gárdonyi
    Organist: István Ruppert
    Album: Hungarian Organ Music – Do-Lá DLCD 073, DLCD 175
    Organ: 1990 III/41 Aquincum, Holy Ghost Church, Györ, Hungary
    Sheetmusic: Purchase sheetmusic