Episode 207 – January 26, 2020

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Get in step as we end our month of M-themed episodes with an hour of Marches!

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

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Title: Wedding March from A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
Organist: Calvin Hampton
Album: Digital Pipes – The Splendor Of The Organ – KEM-DISC 1005
Organ: 1983 IV/68 Aeolian-Skinner, Calvary Episcopal Church, New York City, New York, USA
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Title: Marche Grand Choeur pour les Rentrées de Processions
Composer: Jean-Jacques Beauvarlet-Charpentier
Organist: Michel Chapuis
Album: A L’Orgue de la Cathedrale de St Pons de Thomieres – XCP Montpelier XCP 5018
Organ: 1771 III/46 Micot, Cathedral of Saint-Pons de Thomières, Saint-Pons de Thomières, France
Sheetmusic: PDF

Title: March
Composer: F Melius Christiansen
Organist: Andrew Peters
Album: American Variations – Regent REGCD 508
Organ: 1965 IV/60 Schantz, Second Presbyterian Church, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Title: Grand March from Tannhauser
Composer: Richard Wagner
Organist: Ken Cowan
Album: Art of the Symphonic Organist – JAV JAV 141
Organ: 1921 IV/59 EM Skinner/Thompson-Allen, St. Luke Episcopal Church, Evanston, Illinois, USA
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Title: Pomp and Circumstance March no. 4 in G op. 39
Composer: Edward Elgar
Organist: Martin Setchell
Album: A Taste of Shropshire – English Music from Ludlow – Quantum QM 7041
Organ: 1764 IV/52 Snetzler/JW Walker, St. Laurence’s Church, Ludlow, England

Title: Washington Post March
Composer: John Philip Sousa
Organist: Martin Setchell
Album: Bonbons for Organ – Atoll ACD600
Organ: 1997 III/42 Rieger, Christchurch Town Hall, Christchurch, New Zealand

Title: March from the Occasional Oratorio
Composer: GF Handel
Organist: Charles Callahan
Album: Charles Callahan plays the Great Organ of the Saint Louis Cathedral –
Organ: 1949 IV/98 Kilgen/Moller, St. Louis Cathedral, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
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Title: March on a Theme of Handel
Composer: Felix-Alexandre Guilmant
Organist: Paul Derrett
Album: Benchmarks Vol 13 Ellesmere College – Benchmarks 806813CD
Organ: 1862 III/35 Schulze/Hill, Norman and Beard, Big School, Ellesmere College, Ellesmere, England
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Title: Funeral March of a Marionette
Composer: Charles Gounod
Organist: Robert Burns King
Album: Andover Organ Company Opus 111 Inaugural Recital – Andover AND101
Organ: 1999 III/38 Andover, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
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Title: Children’s Album – March of the Wooden Soldiers
Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Organist: Ekaterina Melnikova
Album: A Dance to the Music of Time – Bel Air Music BAM 2002
Organ: 1975 IV/92 Boisseau/Thomas, Saint Nicholas Cathedral, Monaco-Ville, Monaco

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Title: Marche Triomphale – Ite missa est.
Composer: René Louis Becker
Organist: Damin Spritzer
Album: Organ Music of René Louis Becker – Raven OAR-925
Organ: 1890 III/70 Cavaille-Coll/Boisseau, Church of Saint-Salomon and Saint Gregory, Pithiviers, France

Title: Orb and Sceptre
Composer: William Walton
Organist: David Poulter
Album: Great European Organs No 100 – Priory PRCD 1158
Organ: 1923 V/181 Willis, Liverpool Cathedral, Liverpool, England
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