Episode 209 – February 9, 2020

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We continue our 4th birthday celebration this week by celebrating the birthdays of two figures in the organ world, Robert Hope-Jones and Jean Langlais.

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist:
Title: Hyfrydol from Three Preludes on Welsh Hymn Tunes
Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Organist: Robert Joyce
Album: EMI Great Cathedral Organ Series, Vol 3 – Amphion PHI CD 162
Organ: 1898 IV/64 Hope-Jones/Norman and Beard, Llandaff Cathedral, Llandaff, Wales
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Title: Cantilene
Composer: Théodore César Salomé
Organist: Gordon Turk
Album: French Spectaculars on the Ocean Grove Auditorium Organ – Dorian xCD90267
Organ: 1908 V/165 Hope-Jones, Ocean Grove Auditorium, Ocean Grove, New Jersey, USA
Sheetmusic: PDF

Title: Partita op. 19
Composer: William Mathias
Organist: Christopher Robinson
Album: EMI Great Cathedral Organ Series, Vol 2 – Amphion PHI CD 161
Organ: 1896 IV/68 Hope-Jones/Harrison and Harrison, Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, England

Title: Te Deum (Trois Paraphrases Gregoriennes)
Composer: Jean Langlais
Organist: Naji Hakim
Album: Canticum: French Organ Music – EMI Classics 5 72272 2 3
Organ: 1871 III/82 Cavaille-Coll/Glandaz, Ste. Trinite, Paris, France
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Title: Triptyque – II. Trio
Composer: Jean Langlais
Organist: Douglas Cleveland
Album: Celestial Fire – Gothic G49113
Organ: 1997 III/70 Goulding and Wood, St. Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad, Indiana, USA

Title: Messe Solennelle, Kyrie and Sanctus, Hereford Cathedral Choir, Geraint Bowen, director
Composer: Jean Langlais
Organist: Peter Dyke
Album: Easter Day at Hereford – Regent REGCD 478
Organ: 1892 IV/76 Willis/Harrison and harrison, Hereford Cathedral, Hereford, England

Title: Cats (From American Suite)
Composer: Jean Langlais
Organist: Martin Setchell
Album: Bonbons For Organ 2 – Atoll ACD603
Organ: 1997 III/42 Rieger, Christchurch Town Hall, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Title: Fantaisie sur un thème norvégien
Composer: Jean Langlais
Organist: Christina Harmon
Album: Eight Historic Pipe Organs of the Copper Country – Raven OAR-928
Organ: 1916 II/25 Casavant/Lauck, St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Lake Linden, Michigan, USA

Title: Suite Français – II. Nazard
Composer: Jean Langlais
Organist: Kevin Bowyer
Album: Jean Langlais Works for Organ – Nimbus Records NI 5408
Organ: 1987 IV/111 Casavant, Jack Singer Concert Hall, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Title: Harmonies of the Evening
Composer: Sigfrid Karg-Elert
Organist: Gordon Turk
Album: Organ Echoes II
Organ: 1908 V/165 Hope-Jones, Ocean Grove Auditorium, Ocean Grove, New Jersey, USA
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Title: Incantation For A Holy Day
Composer: Jean Langlais
Organist: Paul Fejko
Album: Incantation – Arkay AR6104
Organ: 1932 IV/125 Aeolian-Skinner, All Saints Episcopal Church, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
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