Episode 198 – November 24, 2019

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This week it’s Ladies’ Night, with music composed and performed by women.

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

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: Prelude and Fugue for Organ, op. 16, no. 2
Composer: Clara Schumann
Organist: Barbara Harbach
Album: Summershimmer – Hester Park CD 7704
Organ: 1914 III/64 EM Skinner/Marceau, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Bellingham, Washington, USA
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Title: Organ Symphony no. 1 in B minor
  • I. Moderato
  • II. Fugato
  • III. Cantabile and Finale

  • Composer: Elfrida Andrée
    Organist: Kimberly Marshall
    Album: Divine Euterpe – Loft LRCD 1021
    Organ: 1987 III/85 Rosales, Trinity Episcopal Church, Portland, Oregon, USA

    Title: Organ Symphony no. 1 in B minor – I. Moderato
    Composer: Elfrida Andrée
    Title: L’homme armé Organ Mass – Agnus Dei
    Composer: Margaret Vardell Sandresky
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    Organist: Kimberly Marshall
    Album: Divine Euterpe – Loft LRCD 1021
    Organ: 1987 III/85 Rosales, Trinity Episcopal Church, Portland, Oregon, USA

    Title: Aspects Of Glory III.Tambourines
    Composer: Libby Larsen
    Organist: Diane Meredith Belcher
    Album: Pipedreams Premieres, Vol 2 – Pipedreams PD1003
    Organ: 1950 III/85 Casavant, Marsh Chapel, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

    Title: Prelude on an Old Folk Tune – The Fair Hills of Eire, O
    Composer: Amy Beach
    Title: Prelude in F
    Composer: Fanny Mendelssohn
    Organist: Christa Rakich
    Album: Deferred Voices: Organ Music by Women – AFKA SK527
    Organ: 1933 III/68 Kilgen, St. Justin’s Church, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

    calendar Title: Twelve Short Pieces, Volume 2 – Soliloquy, op. 58
    Composer: Rachel Laurin
    Organist: Rachel Laurin
    Album: Music by Rachel Laurin – Raven OAR-943
    Organ: 1914 III/58 Casavant, Ste-Anne Church, Ottawa, Canada
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    Title: Improvisation On Wedding Bell Blues
    Composer: Laura Nyro
    Organist: Dorothy Papadakos
    Album: I do! Me too! – Inter-faith wedding music from the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine – Pro Organo CD 7098
    Organ: 1954 IV/139 Aeolian-Skinner, Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, New York City, New York, USA