Episode 32 – September 11, 2016

This week we remember the organbuilder Ernest M. Skinner, who was born 150 years ago. This episode is made possible by the Con Spirito Concert Series of First Presbyterian Church in Kirkwood.

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist

Title: Festival Prelude, op. 67 no. 1
Composer: Horatio Parker
Organist: Frederick Hohman
Album: Opus 190 – Pro Organo CD 7042
Organ: 1910 IV/55 EM Skinner/Quimby, Grand Avenue United Methodist Temple, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

Title: Procession Of Nobles, From The Opera Mlada
Composer: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Organist: Thomas Murray
Album: Great Organbuilders of America: A Retrospective Vol 14 – JAV JAV124
Organ: 1928 IV/197 EM Skinner, Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Title: Nimrod from Enigma Variations
Composer: Edward Elgar
Organist: Thomas Murray
Album: The Transcriber’s Art – Gothic
Organ: 1928 IV/197 EM Skinner, Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Title: Symphony no. 6, op. 59 – II. Aria
Composer: Louis Vierne
Title: Five Short Pieces – Paean
Composer: Percy Whitlock
Organist: Colin Lynch
Album: The Organ of Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown, Ohio – Raven OAR-939
Organ: IV/58 EM Skinner/Thompson-Allen, Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown, Ohio, USA

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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, Parish Church of St. Luke, Evanston, Illinois, USA

Title: Beyond The Aurora
Composer: Harry C Banks
Organist: Harry Wilkinson
Album: Girard – The Definitive Recording – Pro Organo CD 7044
Organ: 1933 IV/106 EM Skinner, Girard College Chapel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Title: Prélude et Fugue sur le nom d’ALAIN, op.7
Composer: Maurice Duruflé
Organist: Stephen Tharp
Album: Legendary Organ Works, Volume One – Ethereal ER-108
Organ: 1933 IV/106 EM Skinner, Girard College Chapel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA