Episode 25 – July 24, 2016

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In this week’s show we listen to the most-recorded works in the Organ Media Foundation library
This episode has been underwritten by Hatters Church Organ Service & Installation
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson


Title: Sonata no. 1 in F, op. 65
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
Organist: Timothy Edward Smith
Album: Riverside 97 – Pro Organo CD 7097
Organ: 1964 V/204 Aeolian-Skinner, Riverside Church, New York City, New York, USA

Title: Suite Gothique, op. 25 – III. Prière á Notre-Dame
Composer: Léon Boëllmann
Organist: Ian Tracey
Album: Bombarde! French Organ Classics – Chandos CHAN 9716
Organ: 1923 V/181 Willis, Liverpool Cathedral, Liverpool, England

Title: Chorale No. 3 in A minor – Quasi allegro
Composer: César Franck
Organist: Marie-Claire Alain
Album: Franck – Great Organ Works – Erato 0630-12706-2
Organ: 1885 III/65 Cavaille-Coll, Saint-Etienne, Caen, France

Title: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (BWV 645)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: George Ritchie
Album: JS Bach Organ Works, Vol 3 – Raven OAR 400
Organ: 1986 IV/108 Brombaugh/Richards, Fowkes & Co, Southern College of Seventh-Day Adventists, Ackerman Recital Hall, Collegedale, Tennessee, USA

Title: Jazz Stücke für Orgel – Keep Cool
Composer: Thomas Roß
Organist: Simon Nieminski
Album: The Organ at the Met – Pro Organo CD 7222
Organ: 2007 III/63 Copley, St. Mary’s Metropolitan Cathedral, Edinburgh, Scotland

Title: Symphonie V Op. 42 no. 1 – Toccata
Composer: Charles-Marie Widor
Organist: Michael Kleinschmidt
Album: Nativities and Passions – JAV JAV108
Organ: 1932 IV/125 Aeolian-Skinner, All Saints Episcopal Church, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Title: Toccata and Fugue in D minor (BWV 565)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Peter Hurford
Album: Organ Spectacular – Musique pour orgue – London 430 710-2
Organ: 1979 V/200 Sharp, Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia