Episode 205 – January 12, 2020

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Our second M-themed episode of the month brings us L’Orgue Mystique, the Mystical Organ.

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist:

Title: Fantaisie de l’Épiphanie (from Cycle de Noël, op. 55 de l’Orgue Mystique)
Composer: Charles Tournemire
Organist: André Marchal
Album: Grandes Toccatas Pour Orgue – EMI 7243 5 75356 2 5
Organ: 1781 IV/37 Clicquot/Cavaille-Coll, Church of Saint Merry, Paris, France

Title: From Cinq Improvisations – Cantilène improvisée
Composer: Charles Tournemire
Organist: John Ayer
Album: Lyrique Mystique – Pro Organo CD 7125
Organ: 2002 IV/89 Berghaus, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA
Sheetmusic: Purchase sheetmusic

Title: Songs of Creation
  • Songs of Damkatchim
  • Makai create the Earth
  • Juuit Makai and Sluuhu create Man and Woman
  • Dream Music
  • Creation of Animals
  • Hohokam – Animal Dance

  • Composer: Jay Vosk
    Organist: Marijim Thoene
    Album: Mystics and Spirits – Raven OAR 680
    Organ: 2000 III/38 Dobson, St. Joseph Abbey, St. Benedict, Louisiana, USA

    Title: The Mystery of Things The Proteus Ensemble, Stephen Shellard, Director
    Composer: Paul Fisher
    Organist: Richard Cook
    Album: The Mystery Of Things – Regent REGCD520
    Organ: 2008 IV/66 Tickell, Worchester Cathedral (Quire Organ), Worcester, England

    Title: The Lake
    Composer: Paul Halley
    Organist: Dorothy Papadakos
    Album: Dorothy Over the Rainbow – Pro Organo CD7080
    Organ: 1954 IV/139 Aeolian-Skinner, Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, New York City, New York, USA

    Title: Mystica, Suite di tre pezzi di Concerto per Organo, op. 133 – I. Noël
    Composer: Oreste Ravanello
    Organist: Domenico Severin
    Album: Oreste Ravanello – Organ Music – Rainbow RW20020133
    Organ: 1940 II/60 Mascioni, Cathedral of St. Peter, Schio, Italy

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    Title: L’Orgue Mystique, 23rd Sunday after Pentecost, op. 57 no. 51 – IV. Largo
    Composer: Charles Tournemire
    Organist: John Ayer
    Album: Lyrique Mystique – Pro Organo CD 7125
    Organ: 2002 IV/89 Berghaus, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA
    Sheetmusic: PDF Purchase sheetmusic

    Title: Before the Image of a Saint
    Composer: Sigfrid Karg-Elert
    Organist: Charles Callahan
    Album: Invocation
    Organ: 1996 V/76 Turner, Church of the Holy Family, New York City, New York, USA

    Title: Neptune, The Mystic
    Composer: Gustav Holst
    Organist: Peter Sykes
    Album: The Planets – Raven OAR 380
    Organ: 1933 IV/106 EM Skinner, Girard College Chapel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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