Episode 206 – January 19, 2020

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This Sunday we continue our M theme with Musique Magnifique!

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Title: Retrové
Composer: Anonymous
Organist: Christoph Bull
Album: First and Grand
Organ: 2004 IV/109 Rosales-Glatter-Götz, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, California, USA

Title: Ballo del Granduca – 5 variations (SwWV 319)
Composer: Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
Organist: Matthias Havinga
Album: 500 Years of Organ Music, Disc 8 – Brilliant Classics 95310
Organ: 1645 II/26 Faber/SF Blank, St. Jacob’s Church, Zeerijp, Netherlands
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Title: Prelude and Fugue, op.109 no.3
Composer: Camille Saint-Saëns
Organist: David Drury
Album: On a Grand Scale – ABC Classics 454 173-2
Organ: 1890 IV/58 TC Lewis/Harrison and Harrison, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne, Australia
Sheetmusic: PDF

Title: Empire March
Composer: Edward Elgar
Organist: Peter Richard Conte
Album: Midnight In The Grand Court – Gothic G 49247
Organ: 1904 VI/457 Los Angeles Art Organ, Wanamaker Grand Court Organ, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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Title: Dance
Composer: John Burge
Organist: Maxine Thévenot
Album: L’Orgue Magnifique – Raven OAR 909
Organ: 1933 IV/106 EM Skinner, Girard College Chapel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Title: Coronation March – Le Prophète
Composer: Giacomo Meyerbeer
Organist: Gillian Weir
Album: Gillian Weir Plays The 1861 William Hill Mulholland Grand Organ – Priory PRCD 6000
Organ: 1862 IV/96 Hill/Mander, Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Calendar Title: Rhapsody no. 4
Composer: Herbert Howells
Organist: David Newsholme
Album: Howells from Salisbury – Regent REGCD407
Organ: 1877 IV/68 Willis, Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, England

Title: Grand Choeur Triomphal, op. 47 no. 2
Composer: Felix-Alexandre Guilmant
Organist: Carleton Etherington
Album: Carleton Etherington plays the Grove and Milton organs of Tewkesbury Abbey – Delphian DCD 34089
Organ: 1885 IV/40 Michel and Thynne, Tewkesbury Abbey (Grove Organ), Gloucestershire, England
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Title: Salvum fac populum tuum (Lord, Save Thy People) The Missouri Brass Quintet
Composer: Charles-Marie Widor
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