Episode 29 – August 21, 2016

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This week’s show is about music for made up right on the spot. It’s all about Improvisation. This is an encore presentation brought to you by the St. Louis AGO chapter.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson


Title: Sortie
Organist: Kevin Clarke
Album: Kindle Our Hearts – Pro Organo CD 7120
Organ: 1961 IV/65 Aeolian-Skinner/Noack, Episcopal Church of the Incarnation, Dallas, Texas

Title: Improvisation sur Be Thou My Vision
Organist: Gilles Maurice Leclerc
Album: Gilles Maurice Leclerc Oeuvres pour Orgue – GML GML2005-1
Organ: 1988 II/31 Guilbault-Therien, Church of St. Francis of Assisi, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Title: Improvisation on Come Thou Almighty King
Organist: Gordon Turk
Album: Organ Echoes II
Organ: 1908 V/165 Hope-Jones, Ocean Grove Auditorium, Ocean Grove, New Jersey

Title: Improvisation
Organist: Olivier Latry
Album: From Ashes to Glory – Pro Organo CD 7250
Organ: 1954 IV/151 Aeolian-Skinner/Quimby, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York City, New York

Title: Improvisation On Wedding Bell Blues
Composer: Laura Nyro
Organist: Dorothy Papadakos
Album: I do! Me too! – Inter-faith wedding music from the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine – Pro Organo CD 7098
Organ: 1954 IV/139 Aeolian-Skinner, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York City, New York

Title: Fantasy and Fugue on America the Beautiful and the Star Spangled Banner
Organist: Gereon Krahforst
Recorded Live in Concert, July 11, 2013
Organ: 1949 IV/121 Kilgen/Moller/Wicks, Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri