Episode 36 – October 9, 2016

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This week we celebrate the birthday of Camille Saint-Saëns.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson


Title: Fantasie in D-flat, op. 101
Composer: Camille Saint-Saëns
Organist: Ken Cowan
Album: Art of the Symphonic Organist – JAV JAV 141
Organ: 1921 IV/59 EM Skinner/Thompson-Allen, Parish Church of St. Luke, Evanston, Illinois, USA

Title: Prélude and Fugues, op. 109, no. 2
Composer: Camille Saint-Saëns
Organist: David Baskeyfield
Album: David Baskeyfield – Oeuvres pour orgue – Atma Classique ACD2 2719
Organ: 1955 IV/119 Casavant, St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Toronto, Canada

Title: Seven Improvisations, op. 150 – I. Molto Lento, IV. Allegretto
Composer: Camille Saint-Saëns
Organist: Paul Derrett
Album: Laudate Dominum – Benchmarks Records 806835CD
Organ: 1901 III/40 Henry Willis and Son/GOArt, Giggleswick School Chapel, Giggleswick, England

Title: Bacchanale – Air de Ballet from Samson et Dalila, op. 47 Transcribed by Thomas Heywood.
Composer: Camille Saint-Saëns
Organist: Thomas Heywood
Album: The Living Tradition – Pro Organo CD 7257
Organ: 1929 V/111 Hill, Norman and Beard, Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne, Australia

Title: Le Cygne (The Swan) from ‘Carnival of the Animals’
Composer: Camille Saint-Saëns
Organist: Thomas Trotter
Album: The Grand Organ of Birmingham Town Hall – CDA66216
Organ: 1837 V/112 Hill/Mander, Birmingham Town Hall, Birmingham, England

Title: My Heart at Thy Sweet Voice from Samson et Dalila, op. 47 Andrew Ennis, Flugelhorn, arr. Conte
Composer: Camille Saint-Saëns
Organist: Peter Richard Conte
Album: My Heart at Thy Sweet Voice – Gothic G-49294
Organ: 1904 VI/457 Los Angeles Art Organ, Wanamaker Grand Court Organ, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Title: Dance Macabre
Composer: Camille Saint-Saëns
Organist: John D Schwandt
Album: Tapestries
Organ: 2006 IV/87 Russell, First Presbyterian Church, Ithaca, New York, USA